Stemtree's focus on science, technology, and engineering aligns with today's nationwide emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). We nurture your child's inner scientist through fun, hands on learning built upon a core scientific curriculum that will give the edge he or she needs to succeed in science and engineering- whether that means a better grade in class, a future science and engineering related career, or just having fun.

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Stemtree Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Education & Child Development are one of the fastest-growing Industry sectors in the nation. With the industry projected to increase by nearly 40 percent by 2016, the StemTree Franchise presents an opportunity be a part of that growth.

Our unique concept and perspective on the market place has prepared us to expand at a rapid pace. Our business model is structured to support the industry influx, allowing for new franchisees to start generating quicker returns.
Our support system is consistent throughout the lifetime of our partnership and we assist you every step of the way. If you have a passion for helping others and improving lives, then owning a StemTree Franchise would be the one of the most rewarding franchises available.

How is Stemtree different from other centers?

  • Acquire the foundations of theory behind key topics in science, technology, and engineering.
  • Participate in hands-on activities and experiments that foster a deep understanding of science, technology, and engineering.
  • Achieve greater success in school today.
  • Compete for jobs in high-tech, high-wage careers of tomorrow.
  • Have fun while learning!

Company Details

Established: 2014
First Unit Franchised: 2017
Franchised Units: 20
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, DC, WV, WY
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Stemtree

Financial Assistance Provided: Third parties
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Available.
Training: - One week training in HQ- at corporate location in Virginia - Two day field training.

When you join the Stemtree team as a franchise owner, you will receive outstanding
support in a number of different areas:
- Operational Support
- Marketing & Advertising Support
- Purchasing Support
- Ongoing Research and Development
- Training Includes:
   -- Initial training at the Stemtree HQ in Virginia, or at another location designated by the franchisor. Begins approximately 6 weeks before the franchise is scheduled to open for business.
o Subjects discussed include how to establish a center, hiring and training personnel, administrative procedures, education and daily operations, and marketing.
  -- Field training to observe operations and practices of various activities of the business at an actual location. 
  -- Ongoing support and guidance in building and operating your business.
  -- One optional refresher/update training session per year.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Stemtree Franchise.

What does a Stemtree Franchise Cost?

Stemtree franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $124,000
Total Investment: $69,800-$179,800
Minimum Net Worth: $179,000
Franchise Fee: $39,500
Royalty: 8%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Is Stemtree a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Stemtree is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Stemtree a Home Based franchise?

No. Stemtree is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Stemtree Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Stemtree franchisees make. Stemtree offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Stemtree a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Stemtree is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Stemtree Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Stemtree franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Stemtree Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Stemtree franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Stemtree Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Stemtree franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Stemtree Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Stemtree franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Stemtree's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Child Related, Education, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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Home Based Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Stemtree Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Stemtree franchises for sale. We may have Stemtree franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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