Pre-Collegiate Preparation & Scholarships

Is LPP Effective?

Is LPP Effective?  YES

Data from the 2010 – 2011 LPP program evaluation revealed a variety of compelling results. Some of the more salient outcomes from the evaluation include:

  • Over 9,500 middle and high school students who are at-risk for dropping out of school in New York State received services through LPP.
  • New York LPP programs provided over 800,000 hours of support service, with over 215,000 hours of support focused on providing academic immersion.
  • Other activities ranged from providing college and career readiness skills to introducing LPP students to a variety of cultural enrichment activities.
  • 6,291 LPP students in grades of 5 and 11 (95%) advanced to the next grade level after 2010-2011.
  • 1,487 of the LPP High School seniors (93%) graduated high school.
  • Many LPP program directors reported that they were especially successful at fostering mentoring/tutoring programs and creating strong collaborations with college faculty & students.


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


Last Updated: March 6, 2014