Engineering for Kids

Initial Investment

LOW: $27,175
HIGH: $93,625

Change in Units

+24.5% +35 UNITS (1 Year)
+54.5% +78 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

2011 (5 Years)

Corporate Address

1320 Central Park Blvd., #201 Fredericksburg, VA 22406


Dori Roberts

About Engineering for Kids

During her 11-year career as a high-school teacher, Dori Roberts started an after-school club to compete in engineering and science-based competitions. The club gained 180 student members and won multiple state championships, and its success inspired Roberts to leave the teaching profession and develop the program into a business. The result was Engineering for Kids, which offers science, technology, engineering and math workshops for ages 4 to 14 through after-school programs, evening classes, field trips, parties and more.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$27,175 - $93,625

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$11,250 - $22,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2014 - 295
  • 2015 - 409
  • 2016 - 252

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 4 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 5 - 10

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Updated: September 22nd, 2016

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