Kiddie Academy

  • Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising, LLC
3415 Box Hill Corporate Center Dr.
Abingdon, MD 21009-1201
USA
  • (800) 554-3343 / (410) 515-0788
  • (410) 569-2729 (Fax)

We offer comprehensive training and support without additional cost. KIDDIE ACADEMY's step-by-step program assists with staff recruitment, training, accounting support, site selection, marketing, advertising and curriculum. A true turn-key opportunity that provides on-going support so you can focus on running a successful business.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1981

Franchising Since: 1992

Operating Units

Franchised Units 145 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 145 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 147 100.0% In 24 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 147 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 12
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 40

North American Unit Density

Density Units
New York 20
New Jersey 19
California 17

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Virginia, Washington

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 60
Site Selection
Assistance
Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads, Site Signs, Television Ads, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Press Releases, Sales Strategies
Other Marketing Support Online Advertising, Television, Intranet, Website

Ongoing Support

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

Training

Staff Training Ongoing
Director Train., Corp. HQ 1 Week
Owner Train., Corp. HQ 1 Week
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $600K
Cash Investment $200K
Total Investment $2,516-3,737.5K
Average Total Investment $3.1MM

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $120K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 7%
Average Royalty 7%
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees N/A
Average Number of Part-Time Employees N/A
Space Needs (in square feet) 7,000 - 10,000
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Strip Center
Other Site Types Allowed End Caps
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 4
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 2
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 2
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 15
Term of Renewal Period 15
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Agreements?
No
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 30
USA Yes, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, TX, VI, WA
Canada No
Overseas No
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