Award-Winning After-School Program Comes to the Bay Area with the Expansion of Kumon Franchise in San Mateo, California

– Thousands of additional parents in the Bay Area 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 expanding in the region with the opening of its second learning center in San Mateo, California.

There are 106 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the Bay Area, including 10 in San Mateo County, California. The new learning center in San Mateo is part of Kumon’s 2017 expansion plan of opening 100 new centers nationwide.

“Because of San Mateo’s location within the high-tech enclave of Silicon Valley, we saw it as an ideal location for Kumon’s expansion,” said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. “Innovation is such a prevalent part of Silicon Valley and because of that we see a great deal of importance placed on education opportunities in the area. We are committed to delivering the highest quality of education that parents of San Mateo are accustomed to providing for their children.”

Kumon’s Presence in the Bay Area

  • 26,151 subject enrollments at 106 centers
  • 53 percent increase in the number of centers in the past 10 years
  • 78 percent increase in subject enrollments in the past 10 years

Kumon helps build a strong foundation in math and reading, while developing a love for learning. It sparks critical thinking, establishes a pattern of success, and builds confidence that can lead to accelerated learning throughout life. By instilling the skills and mindset for self-learning, Kumon Students not only reach grade level, but often surpass it.

To learn more about the Kumon franchise opportunity, visit kumonfranchise.com.

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.