TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As parents continue to prioritize educational opportunities outside of the classroom, Kumon North America remains at the forefront of the supplemental learning industry. This month, the proven self-learning program surpassed company milestones with more than 400,000 students now enrolled in its math and reading programs. Operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Kumon North America is on track to provide even more children with the skills and mindset to learn new material independently.
"Children studying one to three years above grade level is a common occurrence in Kumon learning centers," said Mino Tanabe, President of Kumon North America, Inc. "Reaching this milestone shows our commitment to providing as many children as possible with an academic advantage and a love of learning."
Regarded as the world's largest after-school math and reading program, the company is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ. Globally, Kumon has a massive footprint with more than four million students enrolled in 26,000 learning centers in 49 countries. Its North American operations have seen an increase of more than 13,000 new students this year over 2015. Outside of Japan, where the learning program was founded, Kumon North America has the second largest enrollment of students.
Kumon Math and Reading Enrollment Milestones
- Canada: 78,057
- Mexico: 39,952
- United States: 283,330
- Total: 401,339
Earlier this year, Kumon was named the number one tutoring franchise in Entrepreneur's annual Franchise 500 issue for the 15th consecutive year and recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as a 2016 "Best of the Best" for the 18th time. Kumon's consistently high industry rankings prove that parents recognize the benefit of the Kumon Method of Learning.
About Kumon Math & Reading Centers:
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. Founded in Japan in 1958, 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.
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