If you’ve got questions about how to open a childcare business, the Children’s Lighthouse FAQ page, right here, is a good place to start finding answers!
Frequently Asked Questions.
We know you probably have some questions about how to open a childcare business with Children’s Lighthouse — and we’re happy to answer them! But you’ll find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions, right here.
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What makes Children's Lighthouse Early Learning Schools different from other day care businesses?
Traditionally, day care centers have focused primarily on providing care and play. Children’s Lighthouse didn’t want to be just another babysitter. The brand was built with a focus on education, using a proprietary Lighthouse C.A.R.E.S.℠ curriculum while also providing a place for children to be cared for, be loved, and most importantly, have fun!
What are the minimum qualifications to become a Children's Lighthouse franchise owner?
If you’re wondering about the investment needed to open a Children’s Lighthouse Early Learning School, the net worth approximation is $1,000,000; the liquid asset range is $700,000.*
* Equity in your home and current/former employer retirement accounts might qualify as liquid assets. Our team is available to assist you with qualification questions.
How much money can I make?
Children’s Lighthouse franchise owners whose schools were open for at least 18 months averaged gross revenues of $1,507,797 (see Item 19 in the 2022 Children’s Lighthouse Franchise Disclosure Document or FDD for details).
Do I need experience in childcare or education?
The good news is, when it comes to how to open a childcare business with Children’s Lighthouse, no prior experience in either field is required! That’s because our comprehensive training program will teach you about the industry and how to leverage our time-tested business model.
Does Children's Lighthouse provide financing to franchise owners?
What are your royalties?
What are the hours of operation?
Children’s Lighthouse franchises are typically open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are closed on weekends.
What kind of training will I receive before my school opens?
What is the process for finding a location for my franchise?
How long does it take to open a school?
We’re here to answer all your questions, so let’s get the conversation going!
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