Top 250 Franchise by Entrepreneur-Rank no. 173-Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services – US
Products & Services: In-home tutoring services
Number of Locations: 409
Total Investment: $27.64K – 51.59K
Began Franchising: 1998
About Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services
The first Club Z! opened in Tampa, Florida, in 1995 and Tampa remains the location of the company’s headquarters today. Franchisees offer one-on-one in-home tutoring services, including ACT and SAT prep, foreign languages, computers and music, and other academic subjects. As an approved supplemental educational services provider in over 40 states, Club Z! also provides free tutoring at libraries, community centers, churches, and schools under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $27,650 – $51,600
Franchise Fee: $19,750 – $39,750
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6-8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 7 years, renewable
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $30,000
Franchise can be run from home. 3% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 – 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (99% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 2 days. At franchisee’s location: 2 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #173 (2013), #236 (2012), #93 (2011), #101 (2010), #141 (2009),
Low-Cost: #23 (2013), #41 (2012), #19 (2011), #27 (2010), #30 (2009),
Top Home-Based: #35 (2013), #68 (2012), #23 (2011), #29 (2010), #34 (2009),
America’s Top Global: #149 (2013), #184 (2012), #78 (2011), #83 (2010), #109 (2009),
For nearly 20 years, Club Z! has had the privilege of providing high quality in-home tutoring and test prep services to nearly 300,000 students. Club Z! is an academic solutions provider offering a customized learning program for each and every student. We have learning programs to fit any family’s needs and preferences – whether it’s in-home, on school campus, or even at the library in a small group!
Our tutors are experts in their subject area(s) and are matched with your student based on his/her academic weaknesses. Many of our tutors are certified teachers, and all possess a college degree and relevant tutoring experience. In addition, our tutors are thoroughly screened and background checked prior to hiring. Through our proprietary “Z! Tutor Match" system, we go to great lengths to match them with students based on personality, learning preferences, and academic strengths and weaknesses. And with our “Z! Guarantee" you get the right tutor every time, guaranteed!
Our programs provide results! Our tutors work with your child’s school curriculum to help impact results where it matters most – in the classroom. Whether it’s our K-12 academic assistance programs, our proven SAT/ ACT prep programs, or one of our other proprietary curriculum programs like Learning Built to Last study skills and pre-K readiness, our students see growth in a matter of weeks!
Source: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services official website