Average score: Increasing demand will spur growth, but shifting requirements may stifle progress

Funding under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program and greater competition among high school students for college admission have boosted demand for tutoring and test preparation services. In the five years to 2022, the tutoring and test preparation segment will continue to lead the industry's performance, but the trend of more students enrolling in discretionary services will likely boost revenue. Additionally, improving per capita disposable income will support this segment's recovery. However, profit growth will be hampered by a growing number of online competitors, which will significantly contribute to price competition...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • This industry is projected to experience steady growth as disposable income increases
  • Quality concerns about public education have driven demand for tutoring services
  • The convenience and value provided by online services will increase competition
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of tutoring and driving schools is consistent with that of the US population, as establishments are generally located in heavily populated regions. Establishments involved in exam preparation and tutoring tend to be located close to schools and universities. However, there is a higher concentration of establishments in the West, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and a lower concentration in the Southeast and Great Lakes.Demand for services provided by some of the segments within this industry are influenced by disposable income, so the distribution of disposable income across the regions will affect the location and number of the locations of establishments. A h...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry are

  • Being part of a franchising chain
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Government funding for primary and secondary education in the Tutoring & Driving Schools industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry?

    This industry includes exam preparation and tutoring services, automobile driving schools and various other educational services. Academic schools, colleges and universities are excluded from this industry, as are schools offering instruction in business, management, computers, technical and trade areas, fine arts, athletics and languages.

    Industry Products
  • Test preparation
  • Tutoring
  • Driving schools
  • Other schools
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing academic tutoring
  • Providing exam preparation
  • Providing remedial courses at learning centers
  • Providing driver training (except bus, heavy equipment and truck)
  • Providing Bible school instruction (except degree granting)
  • Providing first aid instruction
  • Providing public speaking training
  • Providing self-defense (except martial arts) instruction
  • Providing speed reading instruction
  • Providing survival training instruction
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Government funding for primary and secondary education
  • Number of college students
  • Number of K-12 students
  • Number of employees

  • Current Performance
  • Increased demand
  • Educational concerns
  • Decreasing profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition increases
  • Growth markets
  • Federal funding
  • Table: Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Community Colleges
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • For-Profit Universities
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Book Stores
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer Stores
  • New Car Dealers
  • Office Supply Stores

  • Products & Services
  • Tutoring
  • Test preparation
  • Other schools
  • Driving schools
  • Chart: Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Government assistance and policy
  • General factors

  • Major Markets
  • Students aged under 21
  • Students aged 21 to 30
  • Students aged over 30
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesMarketingOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tutoring & Driving Schools

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Tutoring & Driving Schools Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Abbreviation for American College Testing. A commonly used college admission examination.
  • Failing School
  • School that has not made adequate progress under the NCLB accountability requirements.
  • Gmat
  • Abbreviation for Graduate Management Admission. A computer-administered test used for admission into Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs.
  • Gre
  • Abbreviation for Graduate Record Examination. A standardized test that is an admission requirement for many graduate schools.
  • Lsat
  • Abbreviation for Law School Admission Test. An admission test required by all law schools approved by the American Bar Association.
  • No Child Left Behind (Nclb)
  • Act implemented in 2001 that requires states to develop assessments in basic skills to be given to all students in certain grades if those states are to receive federal funding for schools.
  • Sat
  • Abbreviation for Scholastic Assessment Test. A standardized reasoning test used for college admission.
  • Supplemental Educational Services (Ses)
  • Government-funded programs that provide free academic help to children from low-income families.
  • Title I
  • Provision of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act that provides federal funding for primary and secondary schools serving low-income families.
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