Primrose Schools, a national preschool franchise company, is on track to experience its seventh consecutive year of real estate growth by opening a record 34 new schools in 2017. With 135 schools currently in its development pipeline, the high-quality early education and care provider shows no signs of slowing down. The tremendous growth and plans for expansion are propelled with an honorable recognition that kicked off the year. Primrose was named the #1 child care franchise company by Entrepreneur in its 2017 “Franchise 500” list.
“Nationwide demand for high-quality child care combined with the unparalleled early learning experience we provide children and families is driving our rapid growth and expansion,” said Bill Pierquet, senior vice president of school development for Primrose Schools. “With this growth comes the need for real estate that will meet our requirements and, more importantly, the needs of the families we serve.”
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Primrose Schools, a national preschool franchise company, is on a positive growth track that now spans six years. In 2016, the company saw year-over-year revenue growth of 13 percent from 2015, strengthening its brand leadership position in the highly competitive early childhood education franchise industry.
Primrose has 342 locations around the country that provide high-quality early education and care to children and families in 27 states. Schools had an average occupancy rate of 87.7 percent, as measured in May 2016. Primrose opened 30 new schools and awarded 46 franchise agreements in 2016, and the company anticipates opening 34 new schools in 2017.
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Primrose Schools, a leading early education and child care franchise, is offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to pursue a meaningful and purposeful career by delivering a life-changing early learning experience for children and their families. The company is actively seeking Franchise Owners to independently own and operate schools across the country in response to national demand for high-quality early education and care providers.
According to USA Today, the majority of the American workforce would like to pursue a career with deeper, personal meaning; an overwhelming 82 percent of 40-59 year-olds surveyed said they want to give back more, and 75 percent said they want to make their lives more meaningful. Hundreds of entrepreneurs from a variety of professional backgrounds are fulfilling their dreams through ownership of a Primrose school. In fact, Primrose Franchise Owners are not required to have a background in education. The common denominator uniting each person who owns and operates a Primrose school is an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for educating the next generation of leaders.
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To help kick off National Emergency Preparedness month, Primrose Schools is teaming up with national partner Save the Children on a nine-week series aimed at equipping families with tools so they can better prepare for the unexpected. The interactive program features engaging resources, activities and videos on Primrose Schools’ 360 Parenting blog that ultimately lead parents through a simple, step-by-step process to create their own family emergency plans.
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At a time when healthy New Year’s resolutions are starting to fade, Primrose Schools, a high-quality early education and care provider with more than 290 schools coast-to-coast, is helping parents and children get excited about healthy living through its Healthy Bodies program. All Primrose schools across the country are focused on helping families live healthier, active lives in 2015 and beyond by incorporating fun activities into the classroom and providing resources for parents to use at home.
“At Primrose, we know the habits children develop early on shape their lifestyles into adulthood,” says Jo Kirchner, president and CEO of Primrose Schools. “It’s important for care providers and parents to work together, especially during the crucial first five years of a child’s life, to foster habits, values and behaviors that will lead to healthy choices later in life. Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy Hearts® has been a part of our DNA at Primrose since our inception and our programs continue to evolve with ever-changing technology so that we can better partner with and equip parents to foster healthy living too.”
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Back-to-school is around the corner, and Primrose Schools, a family of accredited, early education and care schools, is accepting enrollment for Fall 2014. With more than 280 schools in 20 states across the country, Primrose provides high-quality education and care to more than 60,000 children ages 6-weeks to 6-years-old.
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First video from ASHLEIGH K. Track Written by ASHLEIGH K & NADEGE BORTIER, Music Produced by ASHLEIGH K, NADEGE BORTIER & MT. STARRING: PETER LUKE YUSUF SERIFI, FEATURING: VICKY LUKE GEMMA EDWARDS, VIDEO PRODUCED BY: DAVID PHILBEY & MARK TIERNEY, Video directed by Mark Tierney for PRIMROSE PRODUCTIONS
First video from ASHLEIGH K. Track Written by ASHLEIGH K & NADEGE BORTIER. Music Produced by ASHLEIGH K, NADEGE BORTIER & MT. STARRING: PETER LUKE YUSUF SERIFI. FEATURING: VICKY LUKE GEMMA EDWARDS. VIDEO PRODUCED BY: DAVID PHILBEY & MARK TIERNEY. Video directed by Mark Tierney for PRIMROSE PRODUCTIONS
Primrose Schools, The Leader in Educational Child Care®, announces the Peetz family of Charlotte, N.C. as the grand-prize winner of the third annual Family Dance-off video contest. The national contest encourages families to step up the fight against childhood obesity by dancing for healthy, active lifestyles.
“Primrose is committed to helping children learn healthy habits from an early age. It is our hope that the Family Dance-off not only provided a fun way for families to get moving, but encouraged them to make physical activity a priority in their everyday lives. All the families that participated in the contest have inspired us with their fantastic moves and passion for children’s health,” said Jo Kirchner, president and CEO of Primrose Schools. “We’re honored to donate a total of $81,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country on behalf of our winning families.”
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Primrose Schools, The Leader in Educational Child Care®, announces the Gumz family of the Primrose School of Bear Creek in Lakewood, Co. as the grand prize winner of the Family Dance-off, a national video contest that encourages families to step up the fight against childhood obesity by dancing for healthy, active lifestyles. In honor of the Gumz family’s victory, Primrose will donate $30,000 to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, The Children’s Hospital, as well as award the family a $5,000 cash prize for their efforts. The Gumz family’s win marks the second time a Colorado family has won the grand prize. Last year, the Lopez family of Colorado Springs won the Family Dance-off and a $30,000 donation to Children’s.
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Primrose Schools, The Leader in Educational Child Care, is stepping up its fight against childhood obesity with its second annual Family Dance-off, benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Primrose Schools invites families across the country to submit their 30-second dance videos at FamilyDanceoff.com to compete for cash prizes and a donation to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
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