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Open your Kiddie Academy franchise in Cleveland, OH!

Don’t miss the chance of a lifetime to open your own Kiddie Academy daycare franchise in Cleveland, Ohio! We’re looking for motivated entrepreneurs to capitalize on a currently underserved need for high-quality educational child care in the Cleveland area.

There’s never been a better time to get into franchising in Cleveland. Entrepreneur Magazine lists child care as one of the seven hottest growth industries as businesses open back up from the pandemic. They also point to Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care as one of the top companies within the category. NNow’s the perfect time to achieve your dreams in a great industry with a great company in a great city! Find out how you can own a preschool, childcare and daycare franchise in Cleveland, OH with Kiddie Academy.

  • Why is Cleveland a good place for a Kiddie Academy franchise location?

    The Cleveland area’s predicted steady job growth along with a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, is attracting highly educated, dual-income young families, but currently lacks sufficient high-quality educational child care options close to their homes and places of employment.

  • What if I don’t have educational or child care experience?

    The vast majority of our Franchise Owners did not initially possess a background in the early childhood education industry. This is where they relied upon our almost four decades of experience in the industry, with Kiddie Academy being pioneers in the space.

  • What are the financial requirements to own a Kiddie Academy?

    The following requirements can be achieved either individually, with family, or a partnership with friends or colleagues.  Liquid Capital: $250,000 (if leasing); $500,000 (if purchasing)  *Cash or assets that can be converted to cash  Net Worth: $750,000 (if leasing); $1 million (if purchasing)  *Assets over liabilities  Credit Score: 650 or better

  • How much can Kiddie Academy Franchisees make?

    Kiddie Academy locations that have been open at least 24 months have reported average annual revenue of $1,709,196* and an average gross profit of $454,668*.

    *Based on information reported by 179 Academies which had been open at least 24 months for the calendar year ending December 31, 2019. The average gross profit shown is after deducting labor, occupancy (rent) and other miscellaneous expenses from gross revenue. Please refer to our Franchise Disclosure Document for additional important information related to the Average Annual Gross Revenue and Average Annual Gross Profit amounts shown here.

  • Does Kiddie Academy help with finding a location for my Academy?

    We provide comprehensive support, guidance, consultation and best demonstrated practices in every aspect of the opportunity, including the site selection process. We assign our Franchise Owners with a dedicated National Real Estate Manager, as well as assist with introductions to local, commercial real estate brokers or developers, who help to expedite the process to secure the sites via lease or purchase contracts. Learn more about our team of experts.

  • Does Kiddie Academy provide support in finding funding?

    Our finance team is here to work with you from site selection through loan closing, Grand Opening and beyond. We’ll leverage our strong relationships with national and regional lenders to help you secure financing. We’ll also train you how to develop your loan package and help to review your business plan before you submit it to lenders.

  • Besides Cleveland, where does Kiddie Academy franchise?

    There are over 280 Kiddie Academy locations in 31 states and the District of Columbia. Opportunities exist nationwide. Every Kiddie Academy location is positioned for potential success. We allow for flexibility in building type, to include freestanding, retail or office locations. Average building size is between 8,000 and 12,000 square feet. While we’d prefer first floor space, we will consider a two-story building (with half the space on the first floor). Lot size for new construction is between 1 and 2 acres.

Discover a more fulfilling life in Cleveland, OH

Investing in a Kiddie Academy franchise in Ohio is more than a business venture. It is a life-changing decision serving the growing educational needs of young families in your community.

Return on commitment

When you’re part of an industry leading, rapidly growing presence in a $57 billion industry, your franchise’s potential is amplified even more by your passion and drive.

Brand confidence

We empower our Franchisees to succeed and expand. For nearly 40 years, our brand and vision have exemplified what it means to be an educational child care leader and we’re quickly becoming Ohio’s preferred child care provider.

Work-life harmony

Kiddie Academy gives you the freedom to control your career and your future, and enables you to balance your time the way you want.

Why Open a Childcare Franchise in Cleveland, OH?

Cleveland has enjoyed an economic renaissance for the last 10 years. Growth has been particularly strong in downtown Cleveland, where several companies have relocated their corporate headquarters. This gives Northeast Ohio the second-largest concentration of corporate headquarter jobs in the U.S., making it great for franchise opportunities.

The Greater Cleveland Metro Area comprises five counties – Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina. It ranks as the 33rd most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

Employment in Cleveland has been rising at a rate higher than for the rest of the state. Employment growth has been driven by the professional business services and manufacturing sectors. Other top industries in the area include health services, government, education, transportation and utilities. Future job growth over the next 10 years is predicted to be 21.4%.

Such growth presents the need for high-quality childcare in Cleveland and surrounding communities. Kiddie Academy daycare franchising not only gives you the opportunity to start your own business, but also the opportunity to bring value to your community.

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If you’re looking to buy a business that lets you be your own boss, make a positive difference in your community and provides you with flexibility to create harmony between work and family, Kiddie Academy could be the answer.