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Stories about REAL Kumon students and their success in school and beyond.

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This Young Kumon Reading Program Completer is an Aspiring Computer Engineer

Kyler, 13, Level M Math, Reading Program Completer

Two years ago, and at just 11-years-old, Kyler completed the Kumon Reading Program, which ends with analyzing Shakespeare. Now, he’s just a few levels away from successfully completing the Kumon Math Program as well. Considering he’s only in the 8th grade and is working on trigonometry,

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Wanting To Make A Difference In The World, This Young Student Has Her Sights Set On Politics

Ava, 12, Level I Math, Reading Program Completer

Ava started her Kumon journey just over two years ago at the age of 10, and in that time has already successfully completed the Kumon Reading Program. Being in the 7th grade, Ava can say she has already analyzed the works of Shakespeare.

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Meet Elina, a Dual Program Completer Who Has Developed Independence in Kumon

Elina is an accomplished student who studied advanced algebra at her town’s high school as a middle school student. The dancer and black belt in Taekwondo is very independent for her age, but that wasn’t always the case. She learned to step out of her comfort zone and speak up for herself

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This Black Belt in Karate is Driven by Perseverance

Somya Nog, 11, Level J Math and Level L Reading

Somya, a bright and ambitious young student, is proud to say she’s close to completing the Kumon Reading Program, and has reached Level J in Math, which is the study of algebra. This 11-year-old has proven time and time again that perseverance is the secret to achieving her goals both in-and-out of Kumon.