Kumon Franchise Seeks Entrepreneurs

Business Opportunities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York & Pennsylvania

TEANECK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program, seeks franchisees to open learning centers in prime northeast markets. The new business opportunities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania are in cities where parents are seeking academic enrichment for their children. Kumon grew by 18 percent this year, as parents continue to make their children’s education a top priority. In the United States, more than 86 percent of new families enrolled in Kumon Math and Reading Centers for enrichment.

“Parents place a high priority on their children’s academic success, and we have prime locations in these new markets”

Kumon offers attractive business incentives in these fast-growing regions:

Franchise Openings by State and County

  • Connecticut: New Haven, Hartford, Litchfield
  • Massachusetts: Norfolk, Middlesex, Suffolk
  • New York: Nassau, Suffolk
  • Pennsylvania: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery
  • Rhode Island: Providence

“If you have an entrepreneurial drive and desire to work in the rewarding field of education, we’d like to meet with you,” said Thomas Kuczek, franchise recruiter for Kumon North America. “We offer a rewarding business helping children build confidence and a love of learning. Our $2,000 franchise and materials fee is the lowest in the industry, and in 2011, we’re offering up to $27,500 in incentives.”

The tutoring business is growing at a rate of more than five percent a year according to the Education Industry Association, making it a viable business for entrepreneurs seeking personal, professional and financial satisfaction. In the past 10 years, Kumon grew from 93,933 students to 330,000 in North America.

“Parents place a high priority on their children’s academic success, and we have prime locations in these new markets,” said Kuczek.

Supplemental education continues to be a fast-growing franchise industry. Forbes ranked Kumon No. 3 for the 2011 “Top Franchises for the Money.” Entrepreneur magazine ranked Kumon the No. 1 tutoring franchise for the tenth consecutive year in the Top 500 ranking. This ranking is considered the best and most comprehensive franchise ranking based on objective, quantifiable measures of franchise success. To open a Kumon franchise in the Northeast contact: Thomas Kuczek at 201-928-0444 x365. Entrepreneurial-driven individuals seeking a rewarding opportunity working with children in their local community can also submit applications online at www.kumonfranchise.com.

About the Kumon Franchise Business:

Kumon is an ideal small business opportunity for professionals who want to help children from preschool to high school unlock their potential so they can achieve more on their own. The Kumon Method is an individualized, ability-based math and reading program. 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 1,334 centers in the United States, and is the world's largest after school education company with 26,000 centers in 47 countries and regions with more than four million students studying worldwide. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, N.J.

Learn more: www.facebook.com/kumon or www.twitter.com/kumonNAmerica.com


Jenny Cherrytree, 310-948-1296
Janelle Gross, 201-518-6320


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