Pioneering Change

Disrupt the industry—after naptime.

Lightbridge Academy distinguishes itself in the thriving child care and early education sector through various key factors. These include our industry-leading technology, refined business model, established system, curriculum development expertise, hands-on training, and continuous support. We have transformed a wealth of knowledge, insights, and guidance into an experience that precisely aligns with parental expectations and children’s needs. Best yet, we’ve developed a franchise business model that empowers entrepreneurs to introduce Lightbridge Academy to their local communities.

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    “The demand for educational child care has never been greater. With 25 years’ experience, Lightbridge Academy’s unique culture, systems, training and support made it the best choice for my future growth plans.”

    -Nish Patel, Multi-Unit Owner
    INITIAL FRANCHISE FEE $40,000
    LIQUID ASSETS $250,000
    NET WORTH $750,000
    INITIAL INVESTMENT Leased Center: $621,233-$937,900
    Purchased Center: $2,611,900-$5,202,500
    TERRITORY Protected Territory in an agreed upon, well-defined area
    ROYALTY 4% of Gross Revenues During First 6 Months of Operation 7% of Gross Revenues After First 6 Months

    Investment model

    The total investment necessary to begin the operation of a Lightbridge Academy center ranges from $621,233-$937,900 for a leased center and $2,611,900- $5,202,500 for a purchased center. This includes everything from initial training costs to promotional materials to equipment costs. It also includes the $121,000-$142,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate for the standard franchise fee, technology fee, center development fee, training fee, etc.

    The total investment for the first location under a Multi-Unit Operator Agreement is between $676,233 – $992,900 for a leased center and between $2,666,900 – $5,257,500 for a purchased center. This includes the $176,000-$197,000 that must be paid to the franchisor and/or its affiliate.

    Lightbridge Academy also provides the support franchisees need to identify the financing option that is right for them. These options may include sourcing for loans or leveraging their retirement savings. Lightbridge connects franchisees with lenders who understand the Lightbridge Academy business model and believe in their processes.

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    Where we’re growing

    If you’re looking to make a difference in your community, Lightbridge Academy has identified available territories in markets all over the country that are primed for scalable franchise growth.

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