Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Public Schools industry has remained resilient during the five years to 2012, due to greater federal funding. As the economy recovers from the recession, state and local spending is projected to increase and backing from the federal government will remain strong, facilitating modest growth. Nevertheless, growth in the number of households with incomes of $100,000 or more will boost demand for private school, threatening the industry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Barriers to entry for the Public Schools industry are high. Schools districts and state and local governments determine whether new schools are established. These decisions are made based on population growth, age demographics, transportation availability and existing school facilities, making these factors act as barriers to entry.
Land requirements can hinder potential elementary and secondary schools from being established, especially in heavily populated regions. Infrastructure costs can also limit public school expansions, as schools are required to have adequate facilities for students. As a result, land and infrastructure costs act as barriers to entry for public schools... purchase to read more