Building community. Guiding success.

An investment in a Kiddie Academy franchise is an investment in yourself. As a Franchisee, you’ll enjoy a level of work-life harmony that people spend their entire careers seeking. And you’ll be an important part of a nationally respected leader in educational child care—providing a vital resource for families in your community.

So what’s it like to franchise with us? Hear from some of our Franchisees.

Kiddie Academy Brand Strength:

The Kiddie Academy brand carries national respectability that’s associated with the highest-quality educational child care and a recognized industry leader in franchising.

A Legacy of Learning

Join an industry-leading presence

For almost 40 years, Kiddie Academy has been fulfilling the needs of working parents across the country and preparing their children for school and for life. We’re an established leader, and we’re poised for steady growth and innovation in educational child care.

A Proven Approach

Well-rounded learning for school and for life

Life Essentials® is our proprietary curriculum informed by our guiding philosophy:
that a child’s education comes from everything observed, felt and shared within their environment. Life Essentials creates the perfect conditions for care and learning, developed specifically for each age. It guides our Franchisees and their staff and provides comfort and confidence to parents.

With over 228 Academies, 22% revenue growth in 2018 and 30-40 more locations projected to open annually, we’re growing quickly and strategically.

Nationally Recognized

  • Kiddie Academy is the only children’s learning center to be ranked on FranchiseTimes’ Fast & Serious list of the smartest-growing franchise brands for 2018.
  • Kiddie Academy is proud to be ranked among the top 10 on the 2019 Forbes list of Best Franchises to Buy. This annual analysis highlights 60 U.S. franchises offering the best opportunities for investors.
  • Ranked 17 years in a row on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, which is based on company size and growth, support, brand strength, financial strength and stability.
  • Ranked for the fourth straight year on Franchise Gator’s Top 100 Franchises list, which evaluates factors, including financial stability, growth and sustainability.

Kiddie Academy Financial Strength

The Kiddie Academy business model delivers a legacy of solid returns on investment for Franchisees.

Financial Performance

Life-changing potential starts here

Kiddie Academy Franchisees are a part of a community of entrepreneurs dedicated to achieving independence while building a legacy for their families.

Kiddie Academies that have been open at least 24 months have reported:

A Thriving Industry

Make a smart investment

Entrepreneur calls child care ”one of the top 5 franchise industries to watch.” The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the number of households with two working parents has nearly doubled since the 1970s. As this trend of two working parents continues, the need for high-quality, education-based child care has grown tremendously, and we’re strategically growing to meet this demand.

“Educational child care is a $57 billion industry and is forecast to reach $62.1 billion in the next five years.”

IBISWorld Day Care Industry in the US – Market Research Report March 2019

High-Quality Child Care Access

Fulfill a need in your community

The child care industry is steadily growing due to factors that include more working parents and a boom in the population of children age five and younger. From a current population of just over 20 million children, the numbers are predicted to swell to more than 30 million by 2050… Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Center

Kiddie Academy Culture

The Kiddie Academy culture is one of care, support and a commitment to shared values that matter most to you.

Work-Life Harmony

Live a more satisfying life

Franchising with Kiddie Academy gives you the freedom to do what you love while achieving professional and personal fulfillment along the way.

What You Can Expect

Balance: Flexible Monday-through-Friday business hours give you the opportunity to balance work and family the way you want.

Fulfillment: Provide a valuable service for families in your community while achieving personal and professional goals.

Independence: Be your own boss and maintain control of your own business, career and future.

Support: Build your business and cultivate relationships in your community with the assistance of a proven leader in the industry.

“The Kiddie Academy corporate team is my support. Whenever we face a new challenge, I know I have somebody I can call to help. They are behind me, and I feel that.”

-Glenda Gonzalez,

Kiddie Academy of Aliana, TX

Steps to Ownership

Ready to take the next step?

Start your application or get in touch to learn more about what separates us from every other franchise opportunity.

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