Interesting Facts about Louverture Cleary School:
- Our school is 100% solar power efficient! Many thanks to the schools all over the United States, especially Arlington, VA, that provided funding, along with the engineers who dedicated their time to installing the panels, for making this a reality at LCS.
- LCS students engage in a combined total of more than 1,750 hours of service within their community every week! That's more than 75,000 supervised hours each school year.
- Population: 9,000,000+
- 80% of the population lives in poverty
- More than half of the population lives on less than $1 a day
- A year's tuition for just one child, in public or private secondary school costs 25-40% of the average person's annual salary
- Fewer than 5% of children graduate from high school
- 84% of college graduates are living outside the country
- Population: 360
- 90% of LCS grads have a steady job or are in college
- Louverture Cleary School students transfer their knowledge to more than 200 children & adults through after-school literacy programs
- Five graduates have already become doctors and 15 more are in medical school to fight disease, injury and the high death rate
- Historically, 98% of LCS students pass their national high school exam every year
- Over 95% of LCS graduates are living in Haiti