Kumon Center

  • Kumon North America, Inc.
300 Frank W. Burr Blvd., # 6
Teaneck, NJ 07666
  • (800) 222-6284 / (201) 928-0444
  • (201) 928-0044 (Fax)

Premiere supplemental education franchise where you'll find success, one child at a time.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1958

Franchising Since: 1983

Operating Units

Franchised Units 1,469 97.9%
Company-Owned Units 32 2.1%
Total Operating Units 1,501 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 1,501 5.9% In 49 States
Canada 328 1.3% In 9 Provinces
International 23,590 92.8% In 41 Foreign Countries
Total 25,419 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 296
Texas 128
New Jersey 109

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 400
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance No
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Direct Mailers, Emails, Site Signs
Additional Services: Grand Opening, Newsletter

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Total Start-Up 13-16 Days
Teaneck, NJ and local region Kumon University
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $150K
Cash Investment $70K
Total Investment $69.4-140.6K
Average Total Investment $105K


Initial Franchise Fee $1K, Materials:$1K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty $32-36/Full-payment students enrolled/mo.
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee N/A

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1-3
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,000
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Storefront, Strip Center, Regional Mall
Encourages Conversions N/A
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 3
Specific Industry Experience 3
Formal Education 5
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 5
Term of Renewal Period N/A
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? No
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 124
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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