High school math teacher Toru Kumon developed the Kumon method of learning more than 50 years ago in Japan, when his son was struggling with second-grade arithmetic. Today, at locations throughout North America and peppering the globe, Kumon franchisees apply this method of daily practice and self-paced advancement to children's math and reading skills.
Kumon offers their franchisees a huge variety of discounts, training, and incentives. These benefits include: discounts on your first set of instruction and promotional materials to get you started, the lowest start-up costs in the industry, up to $19k provided by Kumon to get you up and running, area development & research to identify locations for your new business, the Kumon Instructor Development Program, support from branch manager & field consultants for guidance after you open, and monthly meetings with other instructors in your area to support your center as you grow.
Entrepreneur Magazine named Kumon the #1 Tutoring Services Franchise of 2017, ranked them #11 on the Franchise 500 of 2017, and the #6 Top Global Franchise of 2017. Kumon ranked in Bond's Top 100 franchises of 2017.