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Success Stories  

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

Kumon Students Aim to Educate Peers Through the Power of Social Media

In March of 2020, when much of the world faced significant disruptions, students across North America suddenly found themselves juggling schoolwork and pursuing hobbies from their homes.

While familiarizing themselves with this new and temporary
way of life was no easy task, three extraordinary students from Edison,


Student Uses Independent Learning Skills to Thrive

10 years old, Kumon Math Level I

Imagine having to
make new friends after skipping a grade in school. Luckily, for 10-year-old
Aria, conquering challenges is a skill she has mastered over time. After her
second-grade teacher discovered her potential and capabilities, Aria was
qualified to take


Young Kumon Math Student’s Self-Learning Skills Help Him Flourish

10-year-old Julien, Math Level J 

Julien’s advanced math abilities were noticed very early on in his life, when it was discovered that math was his gift. At just four years old, he started mental addition of double-digit numbers before teaching himself to do mental multiplication.  

Once he reached first grade, Julien asked his


Student Shares More Than Just A Name with Her Biggest Inspiration

Tatum, 13 years old, Kumon Math Level J

Tatum’s middle
name is very special to her: Beryl. She shares this name with her biggest
inspiration, Beryl Markham, the first female bush pilot in Kenya. Markham also
happens to be the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean East to West –