Athena Learning Centers

  • Athena North America, LLC
103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 8540
  • (855) 422-6532 / (855) 422-6532
  • (855) 422-6532 (Fax)

Athena is a bright new face in the after-school learning center market co-founded by two experienced entrepreneurs that have spent their careers in the franchise and education industries. The business model has been well thought out for today's economic and education climate, and also designed for the single-unit operator as well as the multi-unit operator. The programs offered in the center are directly aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The technology that is in place at the operational level in the center is cutting-edge and allows the center to run effectively and efficiently. The programs offered along with the technology in the center will give you the competitive edge in the marketplace. Each franchised Athena Learning Center offers the Athena Advantage package of powerful solutions to help all students meet high standards and prepare them for college and the 21st century workplace.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2011

Franchising Since: 2012

Operating Units

Franchised Units 4 80.0%
Company-Owned Units 1 20.0%
Total Operating Units 5 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 5 100.0% In 3 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 5 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 3
Florida 1
New Jersey 1

Registered in the following Registration States

(not registered in any registration states)

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member No
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 8
Site Selection
Assistance
Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included

Training

Princeton, NJ Five Days
On-Site As needed
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $300K
Cash Investment $25K
Total Investment $47-150K
Average Total Investment $100K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $25K
Average Franchise Fee $25K
On-Going Royalty 7
Average Royalty 7%
Advertising Fee 2

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 8
Space Needs (in square feet) 1800
Preferred Site Types N/A
Encourages Conversions N/A
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 3
Formal Education 4
Psychological Profile 3
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 5
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Agreements?
Yes, for 10 years
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 6
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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