Kumon Math & Reading Centers


Quick Summary

For more than 50 years, Kumon has helped millions of children around the world advance their reading and math abilities. As a franchise owner, you’ll help your students build the critical math and reading skills that can help them achieve more in school, and in life.

Quick Facts

  • Minimum Cash Required

    $70,000 to $250,000
  • Net Worth Required

    $150,000
  • Total Investment

    $64,187 to $134,100
  • Home Office Location

    Teaneck, NJ

Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • AZ
  • AR
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DE
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • IA
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • ME
  • MD
  • MA
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • NE
  • NV
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NY
  • NC
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WI

Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • MS
  • MT
  • ND
  • SD
  • WV
  • WY
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Overview

Kumon Math & Reading Centers

 

What is Kumon?

Kumon is the world’s leading afterschool learning program, designed to give kids an academic advantage. Kumon goes far beyond tutoring and other learning programs by enabling kids to develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn new materials independently. With the unique Kumon Self-Learning Program, kids progress at their own pace, only moving forward once they have mastered the tasks at hand. This approach translates into results that go far beyond school, boosting confidence and other assets that will help them throughout their lives.  

 

Company History

Kumon was developed in 1954, in Japan, by a teacher named Toru Kumon, who wanted his son Takeshi to develop a love for learning. His goal was to thoroughly prepare his son for the rigorous high school and college entry exams.

 

With short, incremental daily assignments that required mastery before proceeding, Takeshi progressed and his abilities improved significantly. Other parents took notice of these results, and the Kumon Method was born.

 

Today, Kumon has helped millions of children gain academic advantage in 48 countries. In the US, Kumon has been active since 1974, and currently has more than 1,500 centers.

 

Are you the Ideal Candidate for Opening a Kumon Center?

In order to be eligible to open a Kumon Center, the ideal candidate needs to possess:

  • A passion for and dedication to education and working with children

  • A four-year college degree (teaching background helpful, but not essential)

  • Required capital needed to establish and develop a Kumon Math and Reading Center

  • The ability to create and manage a center that effectively motivates children using the Kumon Learning Method, and an interest in and commitment to helping children in your community

  • The ability to deliver an excellent customer experience while maintaining dedication to Kumon’s core values

  • A good understanding of your area of opportunity and strong ties to the community

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • A full-time commitment to Kumon — an average of six to eight hours per business day, 40 hours per week

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Legal Resident status (Green Card)

Top Publications Agree: Kumon Consistently Leads the Way in Growth and Support

It is well known that leaving a full-time job and hitting the restart button on your career to open a new business is a huge commitment. But Kumon’s consistently high industry rankings mean you can partner with Kumon and take that step with confidence.

  • #1 Tutoring Services Franchise — Entrepreneur Magazine

  • #3 Top Franchise for the Money — Forbes

  • #5 “AllStar” Franchise — AllBusiness

  • #20 Franchise in Entrepreneur’s Magazine Franchise 500 Listing

  • #28 Fastest Growing Franchise — Entrepreneur Magazine

  • Ranked in Bond’s Top 100 Franchises

 

Testimonials

One of the best parts of my job is watching children develop a love of learning.Meela
It's a lot of work, but trust me you will enjoy it and you will know you are doing something great for society.LaTonya
Since I didn’t want to start from scratch, being part of a larger organization gave me the support that I neededCraig
If you make the investment upfront, and you are patient, and you make your inroads in the community, and you build your enrollments, you absolutely can make a very fine living as a Kumon InstructorJohn
It’s a great company, its satisfying because you are developing great students, and someone who believes that every child has a potential, will do greatHina

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