Education in Saint Lucia

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The Education Act provides for free and compulsory education in Saint Lucia from the ages of 5 to 15.[1] In 1999, the gross primary enrollment rate was 115.1 percent.[1] Primary school attendance rates were unavailable for St. Lucia for 2001.[1] While enrollment rates indicate a level of commitment to education, they do not always reflect children’s participation in school.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Saint Lucia". Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (2001). Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor (2002). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.