TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of additional parents in Greater Charlotte 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 opening its first learning center in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
The new Kumon Math and Reading Center in Fort Mill is part of Kumon North America's 2017 expansion plan to open 100 new centers in the United States.
"Greater Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States, making it an ideal region for Kumon's expansion," 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 over 12 years now and we are excited for our continued growth in the area."
Kumon's Presence in Greater Charlotte:
- 3,509 subject enrollments at 13 centers
- First center opened in 2004
- 44 percent increase in the number of centers in last five years
- 47 percent increase in subject enrollments 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 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, 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 50 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.
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