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The Learning Experience Franchise Opportunity

Own The Learning Experience Franchise

The Learning Experience specializes in providing preschool thru kindergarten daycare and early education services.  When investing in a franchise opportunity with The Learning Experience (TLE®), franchise owners are partnering with the leaders and innovators in the childcare and education sector.

The Learning Experience’s Executive Team possesses a combined twelve decades of experience and expertise that owners can leverage to their advantage. The Executive Team’s goal is to make the journey to franchise ownership as easy as A-B-C so that you can own and manage your center without any prior experience in education.

TLE’s proven operational systems and proprietary curriculum have been developed over 30 years and will set your center apart from the competition. They start by working with developers to provide a turnkey build-out of each new center. Franchise owners choose the location from those identified as ideal based on intensive analysis of the surrounding community. The Executive Team, along with highly skilled home office staff, will provide all the necessary training and support needed to become a successful TLE franchise owner.

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Download The Learning Experience Franchisee Satisfaction Report

Only the brands that exceed FBR’s franchisee satisfaction benchmark are displayed on our website. Here’s how The Learning Experience franchise owners rated their franchise.

Highlights include:

  • 96% of franchisees agree that they enjoy being a part of this organization.
  • 97% of franchisees agree that they enjoy operating this business.
  • 96% of franchisees agree that they respect their franchisor.
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Review completed: April 2024
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Not all franchise systems share their results publicly. The Learning Experience does. Download the franchisee satisfaction report on The Learning Experience for free.

The Learning Experience Awards from Franchise Business Review

2024 Rock Star Award
2024 Top Recession Proof
2024 Top Womens
2024 FBR Top
2024 Best Culture
2024 FBR Hall of Fame
2023 Most Innovative
2023 Top Veterans
2023 Most Profitable
2023 Recession Proof
2023 Top Women
2023 Best in Category
2023 Top Franchise
2022 Most Innovative
2022 Most Profitable
2022 Top Veterans
2022 Rock Star
2022 Top Women
2022 Top 200
2022 Best Culture
2021 Best Culture
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top Veterans
2021 Top Women
2021 Top
2020 Best Culture
2020 Top Profitable
2020 Top Veterans
2020 FBR Top
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Multi-Unit

The Learning Experience Franchise Information

Business Model

The Learning Experience franchise is one of America’s fastest growing childcare franchises and a recognized leader in the daycare and early education industry—with over 315 centers open and another 250 under development. This is your opportunity to be part of an amazing brand dedicated to making a positive difference in children’s lives as they learn, play, and grow.

The Learning Experience business model is completely unique. The TLE team thoroughly researches high-growth areas around the country, sources the location, and partners with developers to build, equip and set up each center. There are hundreds of TLE centers under development still in need of the right franchisee to help create another TLE success story.

Key Benefits

The Learning Experience franchise owners are set up for success. That is why TLE has a 4-star franchisee satisfaction rating* year over year, and why 45% of TLE franchisees end up owning two or more centers.

The early childhood education and daycare industry has grown exponentially over the past decade. This is due to research confirming the strong and long-lasting benefits of early childhood education, a shifting workforce in which both parents work, and the booming population growth. That is why over the next five years, the childcare industry is forecast to increase revenue at a compound annual growth rate of 5.0% — and why being a TLE® franchise owner is a smart move, especially with a company that demonstrates lasting growth and success.
TLE franchisees receive full support every step of the way. The services provided to valued franchisees include:

  • Guiding owners through how to develop and execute an effective marketing plan and sales process while providing ongoing marketing support, training, and resources
  • Working with owners on staffing and building a dynamic team of qualified people
  • Providing owners with a proprietary curriculum to implement within their centers and training them on all aspects of successful implementation
  • Educating owners about the value of the product, including over 90 proprietary brand characters
  • Conducting trainings that will support each franchisee’s personal development as well as growth in leadership, business acumen and preparedness to run a successful business
  • Conducting training and support around financial planning and managing a P&L
  • Assisting franchise owners through the process of getting their center licensed
  • Ongoing access to a highly trained operations team that will help franchisees stay on course to operate their center successfully
  • Access to the latest technology to effectively run a childcare center including state-of-the-art technology within each center and the business intelligence tools to track business growth and communicate with families

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Marketing Support

The company guides franchise owners through how to develop and execute an effective marketing plan and sales process while providing ongoing marketing support, training, and resources.

Training Programs

No prior education experience necessary. Operational support includes everything from licensing, finance, training and day-to-day operations..

Franchise Contact Information
  • Corporate Address: The Learning Experience, 210 Hillsboro Technology Drive, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

More About The Learning Experience Franchising

The Learning Experience Rock Stars

The Learning Experience Franchise Rock Stars Create a Franchise Empire

Elias and Melody Garcia represent all the potential and everything that’s right about a husband and wife owning The Learning Experience franchise together. As proprietors of six The Learning Experience locations, they’ve become part of the fabric of communities in three different markets in their home state of North Carolina. They understand that succeeding means growing, and they’ve doubled their territories in just the last year and a half alone. That’s why Elias and Melody Garcia were named 2024 “Rock Stars” in the Top-Performer category.

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The Learning Experience Franchise Reviews & Testimonials

Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.

  • TLE does a great job establishing a reciprocal and beneficial partnership with Franchisees. There is mutual trust and respect established early in the process and continues as franchisees grow. Your communication and engagement are always with honesty and integrity. I am really happy I chose TLE to partner with vs. other competitors. Our partnership has been mutually beneficial and strong.

    Anonymous, The Learning Experience Franchise Owner

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  • Great vision, and great leadership. As a military man I believe the organization goes as high as its leaders. TLE has a great leadership team, and I look forward getting to them better, and show we can be leaders too!!!!

    Frank, The Learning Experience Franchise Owner

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  • The constant innovation and support helps us maintain our presence as the best childcare in our area.

    Colleena, The Learning Experience Franchise Owner

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    FSI

The Learning Experience specializes in providing preschool thru kindergarten daycare and early education services. 

Request Information
  • Min. Cash Required: $150,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $590,043 - $5,467,543
  • Franchising Since: 2002
  • Franchise Units: 308

Available Markets

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AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

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