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

Nathan Wong

Finding the Motivation to Persevere and Succeed

“Kumon helps me establish goals and pushes me to work towards them one level at a time,” said Nathan. “It keeps me going.”

Remember getting that extra push on the swing set just as you needed the momentum to soar even higher? That’s how Nathan felt when he was encouraged by his mom, just as his motivation in Kumon began to dwindle.

Rodrigues Family Photo

Kumon Runs Deep for this Trio of Siblings

Meet the Rodrigues family—Sheridan (13), Rania (11), and Haydn (9). Their parents, Chantal and Dominic, decided to enroll them in the Kumon Math and Reading Program three years ago. Thanks to their hard-work and the guidance from Instructor Gulnar Surani at Kumon of Summerlin, today all three of them are studying above their respective grade

Rhea on the podium at the Special Olympics

Defying All Odds: This Kumon Student is Headed to the Special Olympics

Our founder, Toru Kumon, once said “Give it a try! Or you will never discover your true potential.”

Meet Rhea. She stepped outside of her comfort zone, gave it a try and fell in love with the sport of gymnastics. Today, she’s the New Jersey State Champion for Gymnastics, Level 3, and will be representing her state at the 2018


Strong Study Skills Lead to Success In and Out of the Classroom

Emma, 10-years-old, Level I (Math)
Discipline, concentration, self-confidence. These are all traits that young athletes normally develop in karate. Similarly, these are also many benefits of the Kumon Math and Reading Program.

Emma, who started studying Kumon at the age of four, credits the perseverance she developed throughout the Kumon Program for helping her succeed at karate, one of her favorite extracurricular