Is LPP Effective?

Is LPP Effective?  YES

Data from the 2013 – 2014 LPP program evaluation revealed a variety of compelling results. Some of the more salient outcomes from the evaluation include:

  • 10,862 middle and high school students who are at-risk for dropping out of school in New York State received services through LPP.
    • 439 partner schools sent youth to LPP projects
  • LPP programs provided over 460,000 hours of support services.
    • Common Core services included 91,000 hours
  • Other activities ranged from providing college and career readiness skills to introducing LPP students to a variety of cultural enrichment activities.
  • 94% of LPP students in grades of 5 and 11 advanced to the next grade level after 2013-2014.
  • 1,830 of the LPP High School seniors (90%) graduated high school.
    • 77% of graduating seniors plan to attend gollege
  • There was a positive relationship between LPP participation and:
    • improved grades
    • improved Regents exam scores
    • improved attendance

Why is LPP Effective? 

Liberty is effective because Failure is not an Option!

  • Collaboration between Higher Education Institutions, Schools, Community Stakeholders
  • Parent Engagement
  • Youth Development/Youth Leadership
  • Service Delivery Systems Designed to Meet the Needs of Families

LPP is prioritized for the following program activities:

  • skills assessment,
  • tutoring,
  • academic and personal counseling,
  • family counseling and home visits,
  • mentoring programs (formal and informal), and
  • staff development activities for personnel with direct responsibility for such students (germane to dropout prevention)



Last Updated: September 20, 2018