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Invest in Your Future… and in Future Generations

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St. Louis

Invest in Your Future… and in Future Generations

Sites Immediately Available Across The Country

Special Incentives Available for:



St. Louis

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Find Out More About Becoming a Franchisee with The Learning Experience

What Can You Expect?

When you invest in your future with The Learning Experience we give you everything you need for success. You also benefit from our more than 30 years of experience in the early education and child care industry. So whether you’re an experienced educator or business professional, or you will be hiring team members to help, we provide:

Turnkey Centers

We find the location, negotiate the lease, build and equip the center, and hand you the keys.

Comprehensive Training

Ongoing classes, regional coaches, and unlimited access to experts.

Operational Support

Everything from licensing through ongoing operations, including compliance, training, marketing, enrollment, and financial management.

Proven Curriculum & Tools

We offer proprietary curriculum, enrichment programs, systems, and technology in our classrooms.

Proprietary Technology

We make it easy to run your business and for parents to enhance their children’s education through our own software, Apps, and more.


We are the only early education, child care franchise that lets parents take learning home by giving them access to a 24/7 edutainment website, called Bubbles U!

Work/Life Balance

Most centers are open from 6:00 a.m. until 6:30 pm; closed nights and weekends.

Entrepreneur Magazine Named Early Learning/Child Care Franchises the Top Franchise Industry to Watch in 2014.

What Will You Need?

To become a franchisee with The Learning Experience, you will need a passion for helping children succeed and:

liquid capital

franchise fee of
$60,000 and $30,000
toward site

Total investment
cost in working
capital of

*Third party financing available to qualified applicants.

Why Choose an Early Education/Child Care Franchise?

Give yourself financial independence by joining a growing industry that has enjoyed revenue increases of 210% over the past five years. With increasing numbers of working mothers and single parent households, and wide-spread recognition that early learning contributes to life-long success, the demand for quality child care and early education continues to rise. That’s why Entrepreneur Magazine recently named child care franchises the top industry to watch.

Expected industry growth over the next five years

Number of children under 6 in the U.S.

Estimated number of children in the U.S. without access to quality child care

Why Choose The Learning Experience?

We are an industry leader and one of the nation’s fastest growing early education and child care franchises, with a proven track record of success for both our students and our franchisees. More than 95% of our pre-school graduates read before kindergarten, and more than 70% of our franchisees buy additional units or refer new franchisees to us. As a testament to the opportunities we provide, many parents with enrolled children also become franchisees.