Female Enrollment @ LCS: Strong & Steady

When THP President Deacon Patrick Moynihan arrived at Louverture Cleary School in 1996, changes were in order.  At the time, only 15% of the LCS student population was female.  Reasons for this disparity are many and include a domestic culture that views sons as more likely to earn an income and thus more deserving of what few educational opportunities exist. 

A strict affirmative action plan was immediately put into place, requiring at least 40% of each incoming class be female. Word got out about the success of LCS’s women graduates and biases in thecommunity began to change.  Soon, LCS had a large number of female applicants to pull from.  READ MORE!