TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kumon, the world's largest after-school education franchise, opened a new center in Harrisburg, North Carolina. There are 29 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the state of North Carolina, including 12 in Greater Charlotte. The Kumon Math and Reading Center of Harrisburg-Town Center will give hundreds of additional parents access to a nearby Kumon learning center for their pre-school to high school aged children.
Harrisburg is a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina, which is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. Charlotte's continued growth makes it an ideal region for Kumon's expansion.
"With Greater Charlotte's thriving growth, the demand for additional Kumon learning centers continues to be seen," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "The Kumon Method has proven successful in enhancing the lives of children in Greater Charlotte for 12 years now and we are excited to bring the method to even more local families."
Kumon's Presence in Greater Charlotte:
- 3,706 subject enrollments at 12 centers
- First center opened in 2004
- 20 percent increase in number of centers in last five years
- 77 percent increase in student enrollment 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 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 www.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 four million students enrolled in 26,000 learning centers in 49 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.
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