TEANECK, N.J., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Thousands of additional parents in the Twin Cities 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 expanding in the region with the opening of its first learning center in Prior Lake, Minnesota.  

Kumon is the world's largest after-school math and reading program (PRNewsFoto/Kumon North America)

There are 17 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the Twin Cities. The new learning center in Prior Lake is part of Kumon’s 2017 expansion plan of opening 100 new centers nationwide.  

«The Twin Cities metropolitan area is the second-largest economic center in the Midwest and is the primary business center between Chicago and Seattle, making it an ideal location for Kumon’s expansion,» said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. «We look forward to meeting the region’s high demand for quality supplemental education programs with the addition of the new center in Prior Lake

Kumon’s Presence in the Twin Cities

  • 5,003 subject enrollments at 17 centers
  • 70 percent increase in the number of centers in last 10 years
  • 30 percent increase in subject enrollments in last five years

The Kumon Method empowers children to become self-learners and is designed to advance 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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