The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education

The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education

Preschool/educational childcare
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#87 Ranked #62 last year
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Initial investment
$544K - $3.6M
Units as of 2020
243 35.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

The Weissman family, founders of The Learning Experience, have been providing education-based childcare services for over 30 years. Following a brief retirement, the Weissmans decided to re-enter the childcare industry in 2000, building on their experience to create The Learning Experience. The company began franchising in 2003 and has extended its curriculum to include extensive enrichment programming.

About The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education

Founded
1979
Leadership
Richard Weissman, Chairman & CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2003 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
108
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Middle East, Europe (Eastern), Europe (Western), Central America, Canada, South America

# of Units
243 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
210 Hillsboro Technology Dr.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$60,000
Initial Investment
$544,419 - $3,586,419
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
15 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
143 hours
Classroom Training
82 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
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
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #87

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #143

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Updated: February 8th, 2021