TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to Greater Houston's thriving growth and booming economy, Kumon has seen a great deal of expansion in the region with the opening of 23 new centers in the past five years. The world's largest after-school education franchise is bringing the Kumon Method of Learning to even more families in the region with the opening of two new centers in Richmond and Lake Jackson, Texas.
Kumon of Houston-Grand Mission is the third center to open in Richmond, Texas and Kumon of Lake Jackson is the first to open in Lake Jackson, Texas.
There are 137 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the state of Texas, including 59 in Greater Houston.
"Houston is among the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "Houston's dramatic growth has made it an ideal city for Kumon's expansion the past five years. As the demand for Kumon continues, our main goal and commitment remains to provide as many children with an academic advantage and love for learning."
Kumon's Presence in Greater Houston
- Nearly 10,000 math and reading students studying at 59 centers
- First center opened in 1989
- 23 centers opened in last five years
- 31 percent increase in subject enrollments in last five years
The Kumon Method empowers children to become self-learners and is designed to advance children's math and reading skills while fostering a love for learning. Kumon sparks critical thinking, establishes a pattern of success and builds confidence that can lead to accelerated learning throughout life.
To learn more about the Kumon franchise opportunity, visit kumonfranchise.com.
About the Kumon Franchise Business
Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. Kumon Franchisees must have a four-year college degree, be proficient in math and reading and have investment capital of $70,000 and a net worth of at least $150,000. Founded in 1958, Kumon has over four million students enrolled in nearly 25,000 learning centers in 49 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.
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