Providence Catholic High School

1800 W Lincoln Hwy
New Lenox, IL 60451-0604
Tel: (815)485-2136
Grades: 9-12 | 1075 students
Providence Catholic High School is a Catholic, coeducational, diocesan secondary school administered by the Augustinians.  We are staffed by both religious and lay people.
The school has been located in New Lenox, Illinois since 1962.
We exist to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Catholic Christian community.
We prepare students of all faiths and races for the challenges of college and adult life through a quality college preparatory education.
We are a community who strive to love one another as our God loves us.   

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild/Moderate Learning Differences
Year Founded 1918

Student Body

Total Students 1075 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Providence Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 27 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Programming, AP English Language & Competition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP U.S Government & Politics, AP U.S. History
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,725
Tuition Notes 2nd child 10% discount. 3rd child 25% discount 4th child 100% discount   
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,800
Admissions Director Rachel Ellingson


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Augustinian Youth Ministry, Band, Bass Fishing, Book Club, Bowling Club, Choir, Class Officers, Color Guard, Habitat for Humanity, International Club, Law Club, Math Team, Math Team, Mock Trial (ISBA), National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Poetry Slam, Poms/Dance Team, Providence Broadcasting Station, Proviscope-Newspaper, Scholastic Bowl, Science Club, Strategic Games Club, Student Council, Theatre, World Language Honor Society, Yearbook Art Club, Band, Bass Fishing, Book Club, Bowling Club, Choir, Class Officers, Color Guard, Law Club, Math Team, Math Team, Poetry Slam, Science Club, Theatre, Yearbook, Augustinian Youth Ministry,
Habitat for Humanity,
International Club,
Mock Trial (ISBA),
National Art Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Poms/Dance Team,
Providence Broadcasting Station,
Scholastic Bowl,
Strategic Games Club,
Student Council,
World Language Honor Society,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Community Christian School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Jude School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Lenox KinderCare (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Lenox
    New Lenox KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.4 miles
    507 E. Illinois Hwy.
    New Lenox, IL 60451
  • New Lenox
    St. Jude School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 207 students
    1.9 miles
    241 West 2nd Avenue
    New Lenox, IL 60451
  • Mokena
    Grades: KG-8 | 450 students
    2.5 miles
    11409 195th St
    Mokena, IL 60448
  • New Lenox
    Ivy League Montessori School
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: K | 48 students
    2.9 miles
    893 Country Creek Dr
    New Lenox, IL 60451
  • Manhattan
    Grades: PK-12 | 115 students
    3.1 miles
    22811 S. Cedar Rd
    Manhattan, IL 60442

School Reviews

This school is pretty good, but run very poorly. The administration is blind to student recomendations. The school is very biased in many aspects, and it fails to help students threw the college application processes.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/27/12
Providence is a wonderful high school my daughter just loves it.
- Posted by Parent, 12/17/11

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