TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of parents in Dunedin, Florida will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children. Kumon, the world's largest after-school math and reading program, is expanding in the Tampa Bay area with the opening of a new learning center in Dunedin.
There are 17 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the Tampa Bay area, including four in Pinellas County. The school district in Pinellas County is the seventh largest in Florida and 26th largest in the nation.
"A great deal of emphasis is placed on education in Pinellas County as many of the schools offer opportunities for academically advanced and gifted individuals," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "We are excited to provide even more students in the area with an opportunity to receive an academic advantage while developing a love for learning."
Kumon's Presence in Tampa Bay
- 2,753 subject enrollments at 17 centers
- First center opened in 1998
- 37 percent increase in number of centers in the last ten years
- 59 percent increase in subject enrollments in the last ten 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 Kumon Math & Reading Centers:
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children in preschool through high school, so they can achieve more on their own. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Visit kumon.com to learn more.
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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