Kiddie Academy

At Kiddie Academy, we awaken the possibilities through nurturing, learning and fun and by blending these things together, we ensure that our students are constantly stimulated, constantly interested, constantly growing.

Cash Investment: $25,000 Investment Range: $25,000 - $150,000
Franchise Fees: $25,000 Training & Support: Yes
Franchise Units: 100 Financing Available: Yes
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Owning a Kiddie Academy® franchise allows you to achieve your financial & personal career goals – own a business that doesn’t own you!

$1,062,150* is the average revenue of a Kiddie Academy® facility open at least 18 months - your financial goals could be within reach!

Benefits of owning a Kiddie Academy franchise:

  • Comprehensive business model and support
  • Flexible, Monday-Friday schedule
  • Growing demand, as more and more dual income families and single parents seek high quality child care
  • Option to own or lease real estate

Concept Statement:

At Kiddie Academy, we awaken the possibilities through nurturing, learning and fun. Our proprietary Life Essentials® program educates the whole child by focusing on each of the following areas:

  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Character education
  • Technology
  • Health and Fitness

Our continuing commitment to quality education and child care gives our franchisees a powerful competitive advantage when marketing Kiddie Academy to parents. All of our programs meet or exceed state standards, and Kiddie Academy has been accredited by AdvancEd.

Start-up Assistance:

  • Third party financing options with access to SBA financing (0% default rate!)
  • Robust support program for financing, site selection, construction, licensing, training, pre-launch and ramp-up

Academy Design:

  • Our real estate and construction teams support your site selection and academy construction activities, whether you choose to pursue a build to suit lease, purchase option, or in-line conversion.
  • Kiddie Academy stands out from other franchise systems, in that we offer tremendous flexibility with real estate – your building can be free standing or a retrofit of part of a shopping center.

High Quality, Ongoing Training and Support:

  • Our franchisees benefit from extensive training for you and your staff initially, as well as ongoing, refresher training programs.
  • We combine the best in classroom and hands-on learning experiences, ensuring skill acquisition, retention and real world application.
  • A Franchise Business Consultant assists from opening onward with site visits, additional trainings and sharing of best practices.

Kiddie Academy® History:

  • Leader in child care education, Kiddie Academy has been in business for more than 30 years, based in Abingdon, MD.
  • Child care is our one and only business.
  • As of January 1, 2011 there are currently 110 Kiddie Academy facilities located in more than 20 states, including 106 franchised and four company-owned academies. Approximately 60 additional academies are in various stages of development. 
Financial Performance Representations

Number of locations reporting: 64
Average Revenue: $1,062,150* 
Average Gross Profit: $264,027*

*For mature franchised Academies (open at least 18 months) that reported financial information for calendar year ended December 31, 2010. The average gross profit shown is after labor, occupancy (rent) and other miscellaneous expenses have been deducted from average revenue. Additional details on these figures are included in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). 28 Academies (44%) operated at or above the Average Revenue and the Average Gross Profit.


There is a minimum requirement of $150K liquidity and $400K net worth.

This advertisement does not constitute an offer to sell a franchise. Franchise offerings can be made only by FTC or state authorized offering documents.


Achieve your personal and professional goals while providing a valuable service to the families in your community. Make a difference in their lives and yours!

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