Located in Vacoas, Dr Maurice Cure State College, the prestigious secondary institution for girls, founded in the year 1977. It is named in the memory of Dr Maurice Cure , the active politician of his time. The actual school population is around 1027.

Dr. Maurice Cure State College is under the administration of the Zone Directorate (Zone 4), under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources of the Republic of Mauritius. It is reputed for its academic performance. The school aims at a holistic development of the students.