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School of Rock
#163 Franchise 500| Music education

School of Rock
Music education



Franchising Since

2005 (13 Years)

Corporate Address

2101 E. El Segundo Blvd., #102
El Segundo, CA 90245


Rob Price

Parent Company

Sterling Partners

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$136,850 - $339,100

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$49,500 - $49,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

School of Rock 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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops



Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising


Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

5 hours

Classroom Training:

25 hours

Additional Training:

Additional training as needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

14 - 21

School of Rock is ranked #163 in the Franchise 500!
Paul Green began offering music lessons out of his home in 1998, and in 2000, he opened the Paul Green School of Rock Music in Philadelphia. He opened more locations and began franchising the schools in 2005 before being bought out by investor Sterling Partners, who changed the name to School of Rock. School of Rock music schools teach guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards and drums, combining weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students for live performances. Day camps are also offered during summer, winter and spring breaks.
Initial Investment: Low - $136,850 High - $339,100
+6.4%+12 UNITS (1 Year) +35.1%+52 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, Philippines, South America, Western Europe

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Updated: September 7th, 2017