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Kumon Math & Reading Centers

Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program and one of the most well-established, affordable franchises in the world. To help in your success, we cover up to $36,000 in expenses. Kids can start as young as three and stay through completion of the program at calculus and Shakespeare. Kumon kids master math and reading and develop skills for success such as focus, confidence and grit. When you open a Kumon Center, you aren’t tutoring kids through a short-term struggle, you are following a unique and proven method of learning that instills self-learning and develops top-notch students ready for lifelong success
Headquarters

Teaneck, NJ
United States

Primary Services
Children's Services
Educational Products & Services
Franchising Since
Start up cost
$73K
Total Investment
$73K
$155K
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Kumon Math & Reading Centers
For over 60 years, Kumon has given families a clear path to helping their kids become high-performing students.

Kumon is the world’s largest math and reading enrichment program and one of the most well-established, affordable franchises in the world. Kids can start as young as three and stay through completion of the program, reaching calculus and Shakespeare. Kumon kids master math and reading and develop skills for success such as focus, confidence and grit. When you open a Kumon Center, you aren’t tutoring kids through a short-term struggle, you are following a unique and proven method of learning that instills self-learning and develops top-notch students ready for lifelong success.

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We Recognize the Importance of Training

When it comes to giving entrepreneurs an advantage in getting started, Kumon supplies qualified franchisees with all the right tools and resources, including our Instructor Development Program. This comprehensive program provides two 4-day sessions of training held over a two-month period and immerses franchisees in the Kumon Curriculum and Self-Learning Method. Training takes place at Kumon University in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

 

What We Look For in Franchise Candidates

All applicants need a bachelor’s degree and either U.S. citizenship or a green card, in addition to meeting the liquidity requirements of $70,000 and net worth requirements of $150,000. Beyond that, we look for people who will make a full-time commitment to their business and who have a desire to develop relationships with families in their community and to see kids succeed, not just in math and reading, but in life.

 

Make a Smart Business Decision

We cover up to $31,900 in expenses covered, our franchise fee is only $1,000, and we’ve been awarded the honor of being Entrepreneur magazine’s #1 Tutoring Franchise 18 years in a row, earning us the “Best of the Best” ranking. We’re here to support you from your very first request for information, offering a system of success supported by training, materials and marketing to drive your business.

Kumon was developed in 1954, in Japan, by a teacher named Toru Kumon, who wanted his son Takeshi to develop a love for learning. With short, incremental daily assignments that required mastery before proceeding, Takeshi progressed and his abilities improved significantly. Other parents noticed, wanted the same for their kids, and the Kumon Method was born. Today, Kumon has helped millions of children gain academic advantage and develop essential skills for success in 49 countries.