The Learning Experience

2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$150,000
Total Investment:$500,000 - $800,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:250
Year Founded:1980
Franchising Since:1980
Home Office: Deerfield Beach, FL
Entrepreneur Top Ranked 2019; Entrepreneur Fastest Growing 2019; Franchise Times Top 200; INC 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Join The Fastest Growing Childcare Franchise & Make A Difference

The Learning Experience is much more than a daycare--it’s the #1 leader in early childhood education. In fact, 9 out of 10 of our preschoolers learn to read before kindergarten.

The success of our proprietary L.E.A.P. curriculum, proven over more than 30 years, has fueled our growth to 200+ open and soon-to-open franchises across the nation.

With a new location opening every 15 days, The Learning Experience is now one of the fastest growing franchises in one of the nation’s fastest growing industries, as highlighted by Entrepreneur Magazine four years running.

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With $1.8 billion expected industry growth over the next 5 years, this is a great time to become a franchisee with The Learning Experience. We provide all the systems and resources you’ll need to open and operate a successful TLE franchise.

  • 70% of our franchisees buy more units, or refer new franchisees
  • Growing number of parents with enrolled students become franchisees
  • 210% industry revenue growth over the past 5 years

What better endorsement is there than franchisees and parents who continue to embrace the brand and benefit from the growth and success of The Learning Experience?

When you invest in your future with The Learning Experience, you are investing in a proven concept with more than 30 years of experience in the early education and child care industry--an industry with a revenue growth of 210% over the past 5 years.

Whether you’re an experienced educator or business professional, you’ll receive comprehensive training in our proprietary L.E.A.P. curriculum, enrichment programs, systems and classroom technology. You can also count on a turnkey franchise opening. We handle every aspect of your build and outfitting, so you’re up and running fast.

To become a franchisee of The Learning Experience, you will need to have a passion for helping children succeed as well as an upfront investment of $150,000 in liquid capital and a total investment of $500,000 to $800,000. To assist you, third party financing is available.


“ experience beyond my expectations. Owning and operating a TLE has afforded me the opportunity to pursue a profession that I am passionate about and truly enjoy.”
— Lynn Ann Miller, Waldwick and Hoboken, NJ

“Even after nine years as a franchisee, TLE continues to amaze me with their industry leading innovation. It gives me the confidence each day of knowing I am in business with the best.”
— Mike McKenna, West Chester and Nazareth, PA

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To get more information on The Learning Experience

Please call Essie Kronstat directly at (888) 434-0041.

Please Note:

The Learning Experience is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

The Learning Experience is also currently accepting inquiries from Canada.

Interested parties should have at least $150,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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