MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington, D.C. area is one of the most educated metropolitan areas in the country and has the highest science and engineering work force in the United States. Recognizing the value placed on education throughout the region, Kumon, the world's largest after-school math and reading program, established its Southeast presence with the opening of a branch office in McLean, Virginia back in 1992.
Today, the Washington, D.C. Branch of Kumon North America celebrates its 25th year of bringing academic enrichment to thousands of children in communities across six states in the region.
"We are extremely proud to have served the Washington, D.C. area and surrounding regions for the past 25 years and are particularly grateful for the amount of growth we've seen," says Talaina Brown, Washington, D.C. Branch Manager for Kumon North America. "As the demand for Kumon continues to increase, our main goal and commitment remains to provide as many children as possible with an academic advantage and a love of learning."
The branch office supports the franchise operations of 122 Kumon Centers throughout Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Kumon Centers in these areas currently provide more than 26,000 local children in preschool through high school with the skills needed to compete in today's world.
Washington, D.C. Branch Growth
- 53 Kumon Centers opened in the last 5 years
- 20 percent increase in student enrollment in the last 5 years
Discover how Kumon has accelerated the learning for children in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions for 25 years.
About Kumon Math & Reading Centers:
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. Founded in Japan in 1958, the learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills. Kumon has over four million students enrolled in nearly 25,000 learning centers in 49 countries and regions.
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SOURCE Kumon North America