About Us- Ivybrook Academy

Ivybrook Academy was created by a public school teacher and first opened its doors in 2007. It was created to help balance quality of life with business ownership. The Ivybrook Academy model has been proven and tested for over 13 years and has a main focus of bringing education and the community together.

Ivybrook Academy offers an award-winning half-day preschool that provides our franchisees with a sustainable business and a fulfilling personal life. Discover the freedom of becoming your own boss with an Ivybrook Academy franchise. Ivybrook Academy franchise has a blueprint to help you from start to finish and will equip you with the tools needed to run a successful and unique pre-school. We provide you with a full curriculum, lesson plans, your FF & E (furniture, fixtures & equipment) list, marketing plan, advertising support, website listing, an intranet, and more.

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Why Invest in Ivybrook Academy?

ease of operations

  • Proven and tested business model for over 13 years

  • Progressive blended curriculum based on Reggio Emilia and Montessori methods.

  • Investing in an Ivybrook Academy franchise offers you a lifestyle that includes priceless family time.

  • Ivybrook Academy locations are open an average of 229 days per year. That’s almost a third of the year off!


Unique business proposition

  • Award-winning half-day preschool program

  • Proven business model from over 13 years

  • Financial Stability, Business to business franchise model

  • Business ownership with balanced quality of life


Ideal franchisee profile

  • Compassionate and caring, ready to help our students learn
  • Able to work with both students and their parents – both our “customers”
  • Motivated to build a team and student enrolment
  • Accepting of and embodies the Ivybrook Academy mission


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