Education Franchise Expands in Buford, Georgia

– Thousands of additional parents in Greater Atlanta will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children. Kumon, the world’s largest after-school education franchise, is expanding in the region with the opening of its second learning center in Buford, Georgia.

There are 50 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in Greater Atlanta, including 16 in Gwinnett County.

The Atlanta metropolitan area is the most populous metro area in Georgia and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Gwinnett County is the second largest county in Georgia, making the Buford-Sugar Hill area an ideal location for Kumon’s expansion.

“The Kumon Method has proven successful in enhancing the lives of children in Greater Atlanta for over 27 years,” said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. “We are excited to bring the method to even more families in Buford.”

Kumon’s Presence in Greater Atlanta:

  • 8,200 subject enrollments at 50 centers
  • First center opened in 1989
  • 58 percent increase in number of centers in last 10 years

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

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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 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 and 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 49 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.