|[January 07, 2014]
Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks Kumon No. 1 Education Franchise for 13th Consecutive Year
TEANECK, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Kumon, the world's largest after-school math and reading franchisor, is
ranked as the number one tutoring franchise in Entrepreneur
magazine's annual Franchise 500 issue for the 13th year in a
row. The company assisted more than 370,000 students this year in math
and reading, an increase in student enrollment from 355,000 last year.
Kumon plans to continue helping more children with the opening of new
centers across the United States, Canada and Mexico in 2014.
"Kumon is extremely pleased to be ranked the number one tutoring
franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for the 13th
consecutive year," states Vice President of Franchise Recruitment, Larry
Lambert of Kumon North America. "Kumon is a proven franchise system that
provides training and financial incentives for our franchisees. Our
success is influenced by dedicated franchisees, many of which were Kumon
parents who witnessed the program's success first-hand and came to
believe in the opportunity of owning a Kumon Franchise."
As the demand for supplemental education continues to rise, Kumon can be
a lucrative business opportunity for anyone with an entrepreneurial
spirit. Kumon's franchisees work closely with students to help them
improve their math and reading skills in the worksheet based program and
have a belief that all children can reach their full potential.
Franchisees contribute to their communities and feel a sense of personal
satisfaction, knowing theymake a difference in their students' lives.
Kumon's franchise system has been the model for success in the education
industry for more than thirty years. The company also offers the lowest
franchise and materials fee in the industry at only $2,000. Kumon has
more than 2,000 center locations in North America, 1,500 of which are
located in the United States, and services more than four million
students in 48 countries.
Candidates interested in opening a Kumon Center are invited to visit www.kumonfranchise.com
for more information.
About the Kumon Franchise Business:
Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. The Kumon Method is
an individualized, ability-based math
program for children
of all ages and abilities. 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 26,000 centers in 48 countries and regions. With four
millions students enrolled, it is the world's largest after-school
math and reading enrichment program. Kumon North America is
headquartered in Teaneck, N.J.
Follow us on www.facebook.com/Kumon.
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