January 11, 2011 // Franchising.com // Toronto – Entrepreneur magazine released its Franchise 500 list for 2011 naming Tutor Doctor as one of the Top Global Franchises. In its third consecutive year on the list, the one-on-one, in-home tutor service was also ranked as a Fastest Growing Franchise and a Top Home-Based Franchise. The franchise made a huge leap in the rankings moving from No. 392 in 2010 to No. 146 in 2011.
The Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur is the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking that is based on objective, quantifiable measures of success from financial and statistical data. In its 32nd year of release, the list recognizes the best franchises of 2011 with overall rankings and special industry categories.
"For the past 10 years, we have made it our mission to assist children in their education at their homes according to their busy schedules," said Frank Milner, president of Tutor Doctor. "We've experienced an overwhelming amount of success and now we're able to help children across the globe. We look forward to continued growth and to continue being recognized as one of the top franchises."
Along with its recognition as a Top Global Franchise, Tutor Doctor was placed as No. 146 overall on the Franchise 500 list, No. 25 as a Fastest Growing Franchise and No. 41 as a Top Home-Based Franchise. With offices in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom, the company offers an alternative to the "one-to-many" teaching model by providing personalized one-on-one, in-home tutoring services.
Tutor Doctor was founded in 1999 as an alternative to the "one-to-many" teaching model most extra-curricular learning centers offer by providing a personalized one-on-one, in-home tutoring service to students. The company quickly grew and in 2003 turned to franchising as a way of expanding the company's impact and meeting the vast market demand. Now with offices internationally in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean, the Tutor Doctor vision is becoming a reality as the lives of students and their families are being positively impacted throughout the world. With 180 locations worldwide, Tutor Doctor was listed by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the fastest growing franchise brands. Tutor Doctor is affiliated with the National Tutor Association (NTA) whose mission is to foster the advancement of professional and peer tutoring, support research into best practices and standards for all tutors, support tutor training, advocate for tutor certification, and uphold the NTA Code of Ethics. For more information about Tutor Doctor visit the web site at www.tutordoctor.com.