TEANECK, N.J., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kumon, the world's largest after-school education franchise, is expanding in Tucson, Arizona with the opening of its third math and reading learning center in the area. The first center in Tucson opened in 1996. The Kumon Math and Reading Center of Oro Valley will give thousands of additional parents access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children.
Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix. Oro Valley, a major suburb of Tucson, is nicknamed the "Upscale Tech Mecca" of Southern Arizona and was named by Fortune Small Business Magazine 44th on its "100 Best Places to Live and Launch a Business" list.
"Due to excellent school performance rates, favorable student-teacher ratios, and outstanding public safety, there is a high influx of families calling Oro Valley home, making it an ideal location 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 and we are excited to bring the method to families in Oro Valley."
Kumon's Presence in Arizona:
- 6,326 subject enrollments at 34 centers
- First center opened in 1990
- 59 percent increase in subject enrollments 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 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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