TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kumon, the world's largest after-school education franchise, is expanding in Texas with the opening of its first learning center in Waco. The Kumon Math and Reading Center of Waco will give thousands of additional parents access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children.
There are 134 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the state of Texas, including 18 in Central Texas.
"Kumon has a rich history in Texas dating back 27 years," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "The demand for additional Kumon learning centers continues to be seen, so we are excited to bring the first center to Waco."
Kumon's Presence in Central Texas
- 3,238 subject enrollments at 18 centers
- First center opened in 1993
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.
Kumon assists all new franchisees in the development of a concrete business plan, supports local marketing with national student recruitment initiatives, provides ongoing training, and opportunities to learn from experts at annual conferences. In addition, Kumon has the lowest franchisee fee—$1,000—in the supplemental learning industry.
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.
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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SOURCE Kumon North America