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IvyBrook Academy

IvyBrook Academy is a franchise network of preschools […]

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Franchise Details

Year Established: 2015
Category Locations: Retail
Available Ownership Type: Owner Operator
Corporate HQ City: Weddington
Corporate HQ State: North Carolina
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $50,000
Royalty Percentage: 6%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Background

IvyBrook Academy is a franchise network of preschools offering a unique and playful approach to early childhood education. Founded in 2007 by a passionate public-school teacher, IvyBrook has grown to over 90 schools nationwide, empowering young minds for success through creative learning experiences.What sets IvyBrook apart is its focus on nurturing individuality and fostering a love of learning. Their half-day programs cater to children aged 2-5, providing a stimulating environment where exploration, discovery, and social interaction take center stage. The curriculum emphasizes play-based learning, incorporating music, movement, art, and imaginative activities to spark curiosity and develop essential skills.Owning an IvyBrook Academy franchise is more than just running a business; it's about making a positive impact on your community. Franchisees become part of a supportive network, receiving comprehensive training and ongoing guidance from experienced educators. With a proven business model and strong brand recognition, IvyBrook offers a rewarding opportunity for those passionate about early childhood education and eager to make a difference in the lives of young children.

Support & Training offered by IvyBrook Academy

IvyBrook Academy understands the importance of comprehensive support and training for its franchisees. They believe that by providing you with the necessary tools and resources, you'll be set up for success in running your own preschool. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect:Pre-Opening:Initial Training:Online learning modules and phone consultations.One week of intensive training at their corporate headquarters, covering curriculum, operations, marketing, and more.On-site training and setup assistance at your new location.Site Selection and Development:Guidance on finding the right location based on demographics, zoning regulations, and potential enrollment.Assistance with lease negotiation, construction plans, and interior design aligned with their brand standards.Staff Hiring and Training:Recruitment resources and support for finding qualified teachers and staff.Comprehensive training materials for new hires on the IvyBrook curriculum, policies, and procedures.Marketing and Branding:Brand manuals and marketing materials to ensure consistent branding across all locations.Guidance on local marketing strategies to attract students and build enrollment.Access to a national marketing program for brand awareness.Post-Opening:Ongoing Support:Weekly communication from the corporate team to address any questions or concerns.Regular field visits from experienced regional directors for on-site guidance and support.Access to online resources and forums for peer-to-peer learning and knowledge sharing.Curriculum Updates:Annual curriculum updates to ensure you're offering the latest and most effective early childhood education.Training and support on implementing new curriculum elements.Operational Support:Ongoing guidance on day-to-day operations, including scheduling, staffing, budgeting, and compliance with regulations.Technology support for their proprietary software and systems.Marketing and Sales Support:Continued assistance with local marketing campaigns and enrollment strategies.Access to national advertising and promotional campaigns.

Additional Information

Category Location Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $318,700 - $479,200
Master Franchise false
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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