Best In Class - San Francisco Opening

Best in Class Expands to Provide Premier Supplemental Education in San Francisco
First-Rate Education System Expands Presence in California, Opens Ninth Location in Golden State

SEATTLE – Best in Class Education Center (Best in Class), a top-of-the-line education enrichment program that focuses on math and English, is proud to announce the opening of its second center in San Francisco, California, spearheaded by local entrepreneur and education advocate, Kelly Chen.

Chen is leading the brand’s growth with a new location at 4451 Mission St, Ste 101.To celebrate the opening, Best in Class of San Francisco will be hosting a Grand Opening event on January 10th from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families are encouraged to stop by to tour the facility and take advantage of free assessment tests ($50 value), two free lessons in either math or English Enrichment and a waived registration fee for parents who register their children for classes ($50 value). Throughout the day, families can enter a raffle with fun prizes including a digital camera, a Kindle and an iPod shuffle. In addition, the first 30 people in line will receive a door prize. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  

“We have seen tremendous success in California, and I’m very honored to have Kelly join the Best in Class team and provide proven results to more children throughout the community,” said Hao Lam, Founder and CEO of Best in Class. “Kelly’s passion for quality education and her commitment to her community makes her the perfect fit to expand our passionate brand.”

A native of China, Chen moved to the United States in 2003 to further her own education and begin a new life. While attending San Francisco Community College, Chen worked diligently toward her bachelor’s degree in accounting and child development.  Being a mother of four, ages ranging from two to 11, Chen’s interest in child development expanded, and she focused enthusiastically on her children’s schoolwork.  To help her children enhance their school studies, she began searching for quality education programs in the San Francisco area and came across Best in Class.  The brand’s strong curriculum and customizable approach inspired Chen to join the Best in Class family as a franchisee to not only contribute to her own children’s educational success, but children throughout the area.

“Seeing my children’s development in school encouraged me to seek first-rate supplemental education for their continued success, and Best in Class offered everything I was looking for in an enrichment program for them ,” said Chen. “I’m looking forward to seeing our students succeed inside the classroom and setting them up for success later in life.” 

The brand’s ability to grow and develop successfully in both new and existing markets is due to the recognizable achievements students have experienced at the centers. To motivate and help students develop comprehensive analytical skills, Lam and his team have created programs that emphasize understanding and long-term retention through a tailored curriculum. This attention to individualized needs has helped Best in Class position itself as the industry’s leading provider of complementary education to students in elementary, middle, and high school.

“Our dedicated family of franchisees has allowed the Best in Class brand to continue thriving in the communities we serve,” said Lam. “We will continue to uphold our commitment to education and support our students with proven results.”

Best in Class currently has 29 centers open in California, Maryland, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, Texas and Nevada. The premier option in supplemental education is currently looking to expand in Texas and California as well as the tri-state area of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.



Based in Seattle, Best in Class ensures that it can “Give the Gift of a Lifetime,” and is dedicated to providing superior supplemental education to guarantee students’ individual success. The brand’s thoughtful methods, quality instructors and customizable approach have garnered great attention and traction in the educational market. Best in Class’ unique approach begins with CEO Hao Lam’s passion for teaching and his steadfast commitment to programs of the highest quality that produce results. With emphasis on closely monitored progress of well-designed curriculum and materials, students engage in critical thinking and gain skills that are vital for future professional and developmental achievement. The brand is looking for franchisees in 46 states, allowing the gift of education to spread into new markets. To learn more about the leading education franchise, please visit