Connect personal growth with community impact

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What distinguishes Kiddie Academy ® from other franchise opportunities.

Build a franchise that changes the lives of families-starting with yours.

Becoming a Kiddie Academy® franchisee, you’ll define success on many levels: financial independence, work-life harmony and being a vital resource for families seeking an educational child care option that engages children on every level. It all comes with being part of an industry-leading, rapidly growing presence in a $47 billion industry.



“Our family name and reputation is important to us, and we only wanted to be associated with a quality organization. Kiddie Academy was a perfect fit for us."

David Rudnick, Franchise Owner since 2011
– David Rudnick, Franchise Owner since 2011
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“That’s what Kiddie Academy is all about. It's about family and the support. They are always there for you.”

Pattie LaMarsh, Franchise Owner since 2012
– Pattie LaMarsh, Franchise Owner since 2012
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"We were were impressed with Kiddie Academy’s willingness to review our ideas and treat them as business partners."

Kathy and Pamela Naugle, Franchise Owner since 2007
– Kathy and Pamela Naugle, Franchise Owner since 2007
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“To be able to bring this to every community is just so rewarding.”

Sunny Rizvi, Multi-unit Franchise Owner since 2008
– Sunny Rizvi, Multi-unit Franchise Owner since 2008
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Success Stories

    Explore franchising with us. We make it simple to get started.

    Starting a Kiddie Academy franchise puts you in a unique position to initiate dynamic growth, personal success and community impact in one career move. Our streamlined process:

    1. Apply

      Begin by providing some general information on our confidential questionnaire.

      Start an Application

    2. Discover

      Learn about the Kiddie Academy mission, values and Life Essentials® philosophy and the ongoing support you’ll receive before and after your Academy opens.

      Discover more

    3. Orient

      Our team will guide you through webinars and discussions. Upon your approval as a candidate, you’ll sign a Franchise Agreement.

      Learn all about orientation

    Find Your Opportunity

    We have more than 200 Kiddie academy locations around the country, and continue to grow.

    Our success and presence are expanding throughout the country. Click the map below to find your opportunity. There might be one in your area.

    12.5 millionchildren in child care every week
    $47 billionindustry
    60%of parents prefer center-based child care
    7%increase in children under 5 in next 20 years