Education Franchise Expands in Seattle by Opening of a New Location

– Thousands of additional parents in Greater Seattle will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children. Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program is opening a new learning center in Seattle, Washington.

There are 41 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in Washington State, including 32 in Greater Seattle.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Seattle is one of the fastest-growing big cities in the country and has one of the highest rates of college graduates, making it an ideal location for Kumon’s expansion.

“Kumon has a rich history in Seattle, having recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of our local branch office,” said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. “Our main goal and commitment remains to provide as many children as possible with an academic advantage and love for learning, and we look forward to doing that with the new center in West Seattle.”

Kumon’s Presence in Greater Seattle

  • 7,084 subject enrollments at 32 centers
  • First center opened in 1992
  • 55 percent increase in the number of centers in last ten years
  • 28 percent increase in subject enrollments in last five years

The Kumon Method empowers children to become self-learners and is designed to advance 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, 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 50 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.