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Success Stories  

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

Nathan, age 15: Renuka Sadacharan, Instructor

While many 10th graders are learning the Pythagorean Theorem, Nathan is ahead of the game, studying loci and quadratic inequalities. Sounds daunting to many, but to a member of math, debate and Hi-Q teams this is “stuff” that dreams are made of. Hi-Q is the oldest academic quiz competition in the United States. Questions range


Hansuja, age 7: Dee Mahtani, Kumon Instructor

Hansuja is a delightful young girl known for always donning a warm smile. It’s no wonder considering what she has accomplished.  At age seven, she won first place in the Bhagavad Gita local and regional chanting competitions and was invited to attend the national competition. At these competitions, Hansuja chants famous hymns from memory in


Angel, age 10: Alison Mori, Kumon Instructor

When Angel, now 10 years old, was in the second grade, his parents were presented with disheartening news from his school. He faced demotion for not meeting state curriculum standards. A special needs child, Angel was under an Individualized Education Program (IEP) at his school. His parents challenged the potential demotion and were able to


Shreya, Age 9; Jenny Valdecanas, Instructor

When you see the results of your effort, the practice and time taken to get there makes it all worthwhile. This is what Shreya increasingly learned after her parents enrolled her in the Kumon Math and Reading programs. A Kumon student since kindergarten and now a fourth grader, she confidently attributes her consistent good grades