Kiddie Academy
#108 Franchise 500| Educational childcare

Kiddie Academy
Educational childcare

About
Founded

1981

Franchising Since

1992 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

3415 Box Hill Corporate Center Dr.
Abingdon, MD 21009

CEO

Gregory Helwig

Parent Company

Essential Brands Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$425,000 - $4,163,000

Net-worth Requirement

$700,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$225,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$135,000 - $135,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Kiddie Academy has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$25,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

40 hours

Classroom Training:

81 hours

Additional Training:

Online training

Number of Employees Required to Run:

25

Kiddie Academy is ranked #108 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
George and Pauline Miller founded Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Centers in 1981 to provide education-based child care. Kiddie Academy provides its franchisees with curriculum and helps them obtain all the licenses and permits necessary to build and operate the business.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $425,000 High - $4,163,000
Units
+13.6%+28 UNITS (1 Year) +48.1%+76 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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