pre-enrollment interview is crucial for Kumon Instructors, parents and
students. Parents are concerned that their children succeed; students
are wondering if this will be "fun"; and Instructors know that they must
start the student and the parents off just right if the program is to
succeed. The pre-enrolment interview provides an initial introduction to
the Kumon Method and materials. Parents and students are always
encouraged to bring their questions and concerns to the Instructor.
important documents in the Kumon program. These tests are designed to
pinpoint the level of ability in basic skills regardless of the
student's current academic level. On each test, students are timed.
Accuracy (the number of correct answers) and time used are then plotted
on the Placement Test graph. This indicates the most appropriate
starting point in the materials. The results often surprise parents and
students because the starting point seems lower than their child's level
A Comfortable Starting Point
results of the Placement Test often provoke strong emotions in students.
Many parents initially feel that the
point is too low
and that their child's abilities have been underestimated. The starting
point is intentionally below students' current conceptual level and
there are good reasons for this. The starting point is designed to be
comfortable, so that students can achieve 100% in their early work. They
will experience success daily, and gain confidence and momentum to work
their way through the more challenging concepts.
What is the cost of the program?
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For a FREE placement test, please call
503-336-3709 or send email to
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