Over the last five years, we have seen an increase in the proportion of younger students studying with us. The graphic below demonstrates this shift in our market.
Change in our market trends over the last five years
With the increase in the proportion of students in Year 2 and below studying with Kumon, there has been a related increase in the percentage of students in this age group studying ahead of their grade level. In 2009, 42.8% of Kumon students in Year 2 and below studied ahead of their grade level. This increased to 50.7% in 2014.