The subject property is Kiddie Academy, a early child care provider located in Algonquin, Illinois. Algonquin is a diverse community located approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago and bridges both Kane and McHenry Counties. The city’s population is over 30,000. Algonquin is one of the fastest growing communities in the state yet retains its small town charm. The Village is often referred to as the “Gem of the Fox River Valley.”
Kiddie Academy- Algonquin, Illinois
Kiddie Academy traces its roots back to 1983 when it opened its first site in Baltimore County, MD. The site opens with the first proprietary Kiddie Academy curriculum. Approximately ten years later, Kiddie Academy opened its first franchise location in Elkton, MD. In 1996, the first franchise location opens outside of Maryland.
In 2001, Kiddie Academy’s 7000 page curriculum receives a Library of Congress copyright. In 2004, the Academy begins its online oﬀerings. In 2012, Kiddie Academy was named one of the hottest 125 franchises by Opportunity World Magazine and was the only childcare business so named.
Today, Kiddie Academy has 228 locations covering 28 states.