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Kiddie Academy®
Business Established: 1981

Offering Financial Assistance
Investment range depends on leased space, facility size, and particular market. With access to SBA financing, we provide assistance with developing business plan, cash flow projections, and loan application.

Franchising Since: 1992
Franchised Units: 119
Company Owned Units: 2

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant

VetFran Incentive
Kiddie Academy offers a reduced fee program for Veterans, which is a $25,000 Discount. Please see the FDD for details.

Start-up Cost: $150,000 to $200,000
Total Investment: $372,700 to $702,000
Veteran Hired Since 2011 1
Veteran Owned Units 4
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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.

With a Kiddie Academy®
average revenue $1,090,201*, and average gross profit $284,720*,your financial goals could be within reach.


Concept Statement:
At Kiddie Academy®, we awaken the possibilities through nurturing, learning and fun. By blending these things together, we ensure that our students are constantly stimulated, constantly interested and constantly growing. Our curriculum incorporates character development and life skills, reinforced with our family style dining and creative play. Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising, LLC is accredited by AdvancED, an organization that accredits over 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 69 countries. Accreditation is the result of a comprehensive review of the system’s proven operating systems, proprietary curriculum, and commitment to continuous improvement.

Start-up Assistance:
Kiddie Academy® offers a variety of third party financing options and is registered with the SBA registry and the VetFran program.  Our multi-step development process supports you through the steps of securing financing, site selection, construction, licensing, training, pre-launch and ramp-up.

Academy Design:
Kiddie Academy’s signature building is designed to give families a Kiddie Academy®branded experience while allowing you to design and construct your academy to meet your local codes and marketplace needs within your protected territory.  Our expert real estate and construction teams will support your site selection and academy construction activities, whether you choose to pursue a build to suit lease, purchase option, or in-line conversion. Visit to take a photo tour of our prototypical academy.

Training and Support:
Kiddie Academy® delivers high quality initial and ongoing training and support, including four weeks of initial training, 15 days of director training, ongoing refresher training programs and site visits.  We combine the best in classroom and hands-on learning experiences, ensuring skill acquisition, retention and real world application.

Based in Abingdon, Maryland, Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in child care education for more than 30 years. As of January 1, 2013 there are currently 109 Kiddie Academy® facilities located in more than 22 states, including 107 franchised and two company-owned academies. Approximately 60 additional academies are in various stages of development. For additional information, preview our video brochure and video testimonials.  

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

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

*For mature franchised Academies (open at least 18 months) that reported financial information for calendar year ended December 31, 2011. 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.)

* 29 Academies or 42% of the 69 mature academies reporting operated at or above the Average Revenue figure and Average Gross Profit figure presented above.