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Center Updates

 Kumon Center of Ladue

Current Kumon Ladue Tutors and Helpers (July 2018)

In addition to local high school students, these are the current and incoming college students working at the center:

Alyssa Despotis (Washington University in St. Louis)
Leanna Feng (Northwestern University)
Yoana Ivanova (Northwestern University)
Sophia Li (University of Chicago)
Leda Liang (Washington University in St. Louis)
Albert Liu (Emory University)
Glen Morgenstern (Duke University)
Nisha Naseer (Vanderbilt University)
Tong Zhao (MIT)

New Higher Level Math Tutor
(Feb. 2018)
Ian Marigi, a Washington University in St. Louis math major, will be helping out Kumon Ladue on Saturdays only. He is familiar with difficult math topics such as calculus, and will thus be helping the higher level math Kumon section.

2018 Center Closing Dates

Kumon Ladue will be closed on the following dates. 

Wednesday, March 21 (Spring break)

Saturday, March 24 (Spring break)

Saturday, May 26 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day break)

Wednesday, August 8 (Summer break)

Saturday, August 11 (Summer break)

Saturday, September 1 (Labor Day Weekend)

Wednesday, November 21 (Thanksgiving)

Saturday, November 24 (Thanksgiving)

Wednesday, December 26 (Winter break)

Saturday, December 29 (Winter break)


Q&A with a Harvard Freshman (October 14, 2017)

On Saturday, October 14, Kumon Ladue alumna and Harvard University freshman Stephanie Zhao will be hosting a Q&A session from 2-3 p.m. at the center. In addition to her admittance to an Ivy League university, Zhao also achieved the Triple Crown, making her one in one million to do so. The Triple Crown refers to perfect scores on the ACT (36), PSAT (1520), and SAT (2400). Zhao also completed both the Kumon Reading and Math programs, starting both in 2nd grade and finishing in 4th and 5th grade, respectively. She finished 7070 math worksheets in 38 months and 7910 reading worksheets in 33 months.

Kumon Math Registration Discount (September 2017)

Throughout the month of September, Kumon math registration will be 50% off. 

Kumon Student Completes One Level a Week (June 2017)

A Kumon of Ladue math student has recently completed G level (200 pages) in a single week. He is now working on level H and plans to finish the higher math levels in a similar fashion. Most students do 5 or 10 pages a day, but this Kumon student does 40 pages a day to complete one level a week.

Two Students Achieve G3 Award (May 2017)

Kumon of Ladue is proud to announce that two of its math program students, Oscar and Stephanie, have achieved Kumon's G3 award, meaning they have reached level G before the end of third grade. The G level signifies the beginning of algebra in Kumon math. Only about 1% of Kumon students achieve G3.


New Kumon of Ladue Summer Program (2017)

Kumon of Ladue will have a special summer program featuring center tutors. This year in particular, we have many employees who are graduating high school seniors and going to prestigious universities. The summer program will allow Kumon students to work with these high-achieving students. Sessions are an hour each. To secure a session, please e-mail the tutor you are interested in helping your child to set up a time.

This is the link listing the tutors and their availability throughout the summer:

Here are the helpers participating in the summer program:

Michael Burke - University of Chicago
Alyssa Doopotis - Washington University
Leanna Feng  - Northwestern University
Isabella Fu  - Boston College
Cindy Geng - University of California Berkeley
Nisha Naseer - Vanderbilt University
Alexander Tan  - University of Pennsylvania
Sophia Wu - Washington University in St. Louis
Stephanie Zhong - University of Pennsylvania
Gloria Zhou - Cornell University 


New CD Program for Early Reading Levels (2017)

Kumon of Ladue has a new CD program for its students in the early levels of reading. Each CD set contains individual CDs that contain spoken directions to help students further understand their homework. The purpose of this program is to help students excel in their understanding and application of the reading program.


2017 Center Closing Dates

Kumon Ladue will be closed on the following dates.

Saturday, April 8 (Spring break)

Wednesday, April 12 (Spring break)

Saturday, May 27 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Wednesday, July 5 (Independence Day break)

Wednesday, August 9 (Summer break)

Saturday, August 12 (Summer break)

Saturday, September 2 (Labor Day Weekend)

Wednesday, November 22 (Thanksgiving)

Saturday, November 25 (Thanksgiving)

Saturday, December 23 (Winter break)

Wednesday, December 27 (Winter break)


Additions to Success Stories: (2/18/17)


Stephanie Zhao: Early Admission to Harvard University After Completing Math and Reading Programs by 6th Grade


Save $60 by referral: 

Refer a family to the Kumon Center of Ladue, and save $60 if the family signs up and stays for 3 months! This offer is valid through January 31, 2017. You will find a referral form in your child’s "plastic."


New Center Policy & Tuition Guide: (11/1/16)

A digital version of the Kumon Center of Ladue Policy & Tuition Guide (November 2016) is now available in the Resources and About the Center sections of the website.


Semi-annual Conference

Please contact Dr. Kimura (314-993-9192) to sign-up for a 30-minute time slot to discuss student progress and any questions you may have concerning Kumon and your child's performance. 

Two articles authored by Dr. Kimura concerning math education have been added to the Articles section of the Resources page. The articles by Dr. Kimura are entitled Why Not More Word Problems? and U.S. Math Education Needs a Paradigm Shift.


New Tuition Policy

The Kumon Center of Ladue has made some updates to the tuition policy. Every student should have received information about this to take home, but if you would like to access the updated information online, please refer to the About the Center page.

The new policy will automatically apply to new students starting June 1st, 2016. For existing students, the new policy will apply uniformly to all students starting November 1st, 2016.


Alumni admitted to Harvard/ Stanford (6/5/16)

Congratulations to our high school class of 2016 alumni at the Kumon Center of Ladue. All the best in your future endeavors!

Kumon Ladue Class of 2016

How to Enroll Your Child

Step 1
Call the center to book a free Parent Orientation and Placement Test for your child.
Step 2
Attend the Parent Orientation, and have your child take the placement test. Meet with your instructor to learn about Kumon’s individualized learning method, and review the results from your child’s placement test.
Step 3
Review your child’s progress goal plan. Based on your child’s placement test results, the instructor will create a one-year academic plan to help your child reach his or her goals.
Step 4
Enroll your child. Students will attend the center twice a week, and complete daily assignments at home. Your instructor will design an individualized lesson plan for your child that will be monitored, and changed as needed to be sure he or she is on track to reach his or her goals.
Step 5
Schedule your 30-day post-enrollment meeting. Your instructor will set a date to meet with your family after 30 days of enrollment to evaluate your child’s performance and ensure the program is going smoothly.