TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kumon, the world's largest after-school education franchise, is expanding in Greater Atlanta with the opening of two new centers in Alpharetta and Sandy Springs. This will be the fourth Kumon Center in Alpharetta and second in Sandy Springs. There are 49 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in Greater Atlanta, including 18 in Fulton County.
The Atlanta metropolitan area is the most populous metro area in Georgia and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Fulton County is the largest county in Georgia and the only county to exceed one million people, making it the ideal location for Kumon's expansion.
"The Kumon Method has proven successful in enhancing the lives of children in Greater Atlanta for over 27 years and we are excited to bring the method to even more families in Alpharetta and Sandy Springs," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America.
Kumon's Presence in Greater Atlanta:
- 8,194 subject enrollments at 49 centers
- First center opened in 1989
- 58 percent increase in number of centers in last 10 years
- 107.2 percent increase in enrollment in last 10 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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