Lightbridge Academy Franchise Ranked in the Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

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The Lightbridge Academy franchise continues to expand throughout the Mid-Atlantic in 2020.

Lightbridge Academy®, a leading early education and child care franchise with 50 locations open and more than 50 additional locations in development, recently ranked among Inc. magazine’s 2020 list of 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America.

“It’s an incredible honor to receive this recognition from Inc., especially amid such a critical period for our country and the world at large,” said Guy Falzarano, founder and CEO of Lightbridge Academy. “It’s certainly been a challenging year, and it’s wonderful to be able to celebrate the essential service child care employees provide communities every day. We’re excited to continue to grow and adapt our programs to address the critical need for early education while also continuing to open new locations across the East Coast.”

This achievement places the early childhood education franchise in elevated company, joining Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle and Patagonia who have been recognized in years past.

The early childhood education franchise has been delivering a best-in-class experience for more than 20 years, from offering a superior curriculum to its early adoption of technology and implementation of the gold standard for health and safety in the child care industry.

Lightbridge Academy is celebrating the milestone achievement of opening its 50th location, and has more than 50 additional locations currently in development. With a $40,000 franchise fee, start-up costs range from $549,228 to $737,635, this high demand franchise continues to grow.

About Lightbridge Academy:
Established in 1997, Guy and Julia Falzarano founded the company based on core values and a Circle of Care philosophy that places equal importance on the needs of children, their families, teachers, center owners and the community. Lightbridge Academy provides early education and child care to children ages six weeks through kindergarten, as well as special programming for children up to 10 years old for summer camp anda new school age remote learning program. The company franchised in 2011 to expand their distinctive concept throughout the Mid-Atlantic region; it currently has over 119 child care centers either open, under construction or in development throughout Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

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