TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of parents in Lakeland, 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 education franchise, is opening its first learning center in Polk County, Florida with the opening of Kumon of Lakeland-Highlands.
There are 14,105 math and reading students studying at 84 centers across the state of Florida.
"We are excited to bring the first Kumon Math and Reading Center to Polk County," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "Kumon continues to prove that it's a time-tested learning method that helps children reach their maximum potential. We are looking forward to helping as many children in the Lakeland Community discover a love of learning."
Kumon's Presence in Florida:
- 14,105 math and reading students studying at 84 centers
- First center opened in 1997
- 37 new centers opened in the 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 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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