TEANECK, N.J., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kumon, the world's largest after-school math and reading program, opened new centers in East Coast and Southeast markets this month. Thousands of parents in New Jersey, North Carolina and Virginia will now have access to nearby Kumon learning centers for their pre-school to high school aged children.
New centers have opened in the following cities:
- New Jersey: Secaucus
- North Carolina: Fayetteville, Mint Hill
- Virginia: Annandale
"We are excited to bring the Kumon method of learning to even more families throughout New Jersey, North Carolina and Virginia," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America.
Kumon has seen a 20 percent increase in student enrollments in the Northeast and a 32 percent increase in the Southeast in the past five years. With nearly 300,000 students enrolled in math and reading programs at 1,500 Kumon centers nationwide, Kumon continues to lead the way in the education franchise industry. Kumon has seen a 25 percent growth in the number of franchise Kumon Centers opened in the U.S. during the last five years and a 44 percent growth in the last decade.
Today in 49 countries and regions, the Kumon Method is helping millions of children succeed in the classroom and in life. 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. Parents can visit kumon.com to find their nearest Kumon center.
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. Visit www.kumonfranchise.com to learn more.
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. Visit www.kumon.com to learn more.
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SOURCE Kumon North America