Rothewood Academy Franchising

At Rothewood Academy our passion and belief is to help children embrace their natural inquisitiveness to become life-long learners. Each Rothewood school is specifically designed to be an environment that inspires learning and creativity and our Rothewood trained teachers guide children through our proprietary curriculum.

The Rothewood motto is Head. Hands. Heart. This is referencing the Rothewood Educational Method that is dedicated to teaching the whole child – head, hands, and heart. Our holistic approach to early learning is what makes Rothewood unique.

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Rothewood Advantages

Exceptional Proprietary Curriculum
Our Rothewood Way curriculum and approach was developed with top early education experts to ensure a method of teaching the whole child – head, hands, and heart.  Our holistic approach to early learning is what makes Rothewood unique and valued by so many parents.

Rothewood Atmosphere
From the moment you walk into any of our locations, you will know that you are in a Rothewood Academy environment. Each one of our schools has a warm atmosphere and design unlike any other. In fact, our school design and outdoor environment was developed based on the latest understanding of child development by experts in the field of Early Childhood Education.

Rothewood Culture
Rothewood Academy has a culture of caring and support that helps all our franchise owners achieve the freedom to live a more satisfying life by doing what you love while achieving personal and professional fulfilment. 

Premium Value
Rothewood parents understand that educating the whole child and having high quality education is worth the investment.

Rothewood is more than simply numbers

Rothewood Academy offers everything you would expect from a premier school: excellent proprietary early education blueprint and delivery model, weekends off, the opportunity for financial security and a sense of purpose.

Proven System
Sleep well knowing every building block for the foundation of your Rothewood school has been researched, planned, sourced, supported and delivered.

Monday through Friday business hours allow you the flexibility to manage your own time and balance your quality of life.

Child care is an essential service. With demand expected to continue to increase*

Rothewood Franchise Owners are making an important difference by meeting the need for quality early learning and care for children and families in their communities.

*Source: Ibis World industry trends

A Strong Support System

In addition to curriculum, we supply an innovative first class level of training and support that goes beyond your opening day

  • Assistance from our Finance team to guide you through financing
  • Expert Real Estate team to help locate a site for your school
  • Training programs for Franchise Owners, Directors, and school staff
  • Integrated marketing campaigns, which include digital and online advertising support
  • Local community marketing support materials
  • Grand Opening event support
  • Automated CRM system for tracking, measuring, and continually improving prospect-to-parent sales processes for enrollment
    • Interactive Classroom training
    • Online training
    • Onsite School training
    • Pre-Opening support
    • Ongoing Support from head office.
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Preschool Teacher Shows Child How to Draw at Rothewood Academy


You don’t have to be an educator. We’ll teach you what you need to know. Rothewood Academy Franchise Owners come from all different backgrounds: finance, tech, accounting, healthcare and sales to name a few.

The early education market is blooming. As more and more parents value this critical time in a child’s development Rothewood Academy is ideally positioned to address the growing need for excellent, innovative care and early childhood education nationwide. That is because we are more than a daycare franchise opportunity. We are one of the premier education and child care business models.


  • Since 2017, child-care costs have risen faster than inflation in 61 per cent of Canadian cities*
  • Wait lists are still common in almost all Canadian cities. Most parents put their children on a waitlist the moment they find out they are expecting*
  • Child care is often the second biggest expense for parents after rent or mortgage*
  • Every $1 spent on early childhood education pays back $6 later*
  • 2 million families included children under age 18, about two-fifths of all families. Among married-couple families with children, 96.8 percent had at least one employed parent, and 61.1 percent had both parents employed.**
  • Children’s daycare services made a total of $47.8 billion in revenue in 2016 and are projected to earn $52.5 billion by 2021***
  • Although more than 21 million children under the age of six require childcare in North America, demand for childcare is still increasing

*Source: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2019 (also see CBC article)
** Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment in families with children in 2016
***Source: 2016 Child Care Aware of America Diment; 2016 Childcare of North America


Demand for high-quality, early education and care has never been higher in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 62 percent of families with children have two parents employed – more than ever before.

  • 8.6 million children in the U.S. have two working parents (Child Care Aware of America, 2018), and the demand for high-quality preschools and childcare is increasing;
  • Children’s daycare services made a total of $47.8 billion in revenue in 2016 and are projected to earn $52.5 billion by 2021 (Diment, 2016);
  • Although nearly 15 million children under the age of six require childcare (Child Care Aware of America, 2018), which is consistent with previous years, indicators show the demand for preschools and childcare will increase.

Investing in education also gives you the opportunity to make a positive difference in children’s lives while providing for your family and yourself.

Child Care Aware of America. (2018). Child Care in America: 2018 State Fact Sheets.
Diment, D. (2016). IBISWorld Industry Report 62441: Daycare in the US. IBISWorld.
U.S. Census Bureau.

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teacher playing with kids outside | Rothewood Academy

Path to Ownership

The Rothewood curriculum is well thought out and Rothewood families enjoy seeing children’s progress every day. We have a dedicated team of teachers with various experience/cultural background who are fully trained with Rothewood programs. Rothewood Academy is one of the highest standard daycares in terms of curriculum, facility and best location and I am proud to be the owner of this school. I am happy to contribute to making difference in children’s future and plan to continue to stay on that path. 

Arisa Sai
Franchise Owner


Getting Acquainted
You will begin your journey by making a quick, no-commitment call or sending us an email  At this time, we will help answer any initial questions you may have and introduce you to our franchising process. Or you can skip right to filling out our preliminary application so we can get to know you a little better.

After we have reviewed your application, you will begin the disclosure process. At this time, you will receive and review the disclosure (FDD) and other essential documents.  You will also learn about the support Rothewood provides, speak with other franchise owners and consult with outside financial sources and advisors.

Joining the Rothewood Team
After receiving final approval and all franchise documents are signed you are officially part of the Rothewood Family. Using our proven methods, our in-house experts will work with you to provide the training and support you need to select the optimal site for your franchise, secure financing, build your Academy and train your team.

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for: the Grand Opening of your very own Rothewood Academy franchise! We will alert the press, you will cut the ribbon, and we will all celebrate with your community. And, as always, we will be there to assist you any time you need us.


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Rothewood Academy in White Rock


Because we are so much more than a daycare, site selection is essential. For any new Rothewood Academy franchise location, we are extremely selective and carefully research area competition (preschools and daycares), population projections, commuter routes, and projected growth. We want to ensure you have the best possible information as you select your school site. Our goal is to find a site that makes sense financially and personally as a franchise owner.

The Rothewood real estate team will help you in managing the development of your school project. Details are based on the development program. This includes:

  • Market planning
  • Site identification
  • Demographic study
  • Site & location analysis (SLA) guidance for Rothewood review and Franchise Owner approval
  • Real estate contract negotiation
  • Project design and development consultation

The Ideal Rothewood School*

  • Building: 7,500–15,000+ sq. ft.
  • Interior: 6–12 individual classrooms with a kitchen
  • Exterior: Individual age-appropriate playgrounds

The Ideal Rothewood Market

  • Population: 30K+
  • Income: Middle to upper income
  • Children: 2,000 within a five-kilometer radius, ages 0-4

*Varies by region. Rothewood offers flexible options depending on provincial requirements.


None of the communications made through this Web site are directed to the residents of any jurisdiction requiring registration of the Rothewood Academy franchises before they are offered and sold in that jurisdiction. Nor may these communications be construed as an offer to sell any Rothewood Academy franchise in such jurisdictions. No Rothewood Academy franchises will be sold to any resident of any such jurisdiction until;

The offering has been duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale, all in compliance with applicable law or;

The offering has been exempted from the requirements of such jurisdictions.