Providence Catholic High School

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  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild/Moderate Learning Differences
Year Founded1918

Student Body

Total Students1,036 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Providence Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size27 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(http://www.providencecatholic.org/pchs/about/dresscode.html)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,725
Tuition Notes2nd child 10% discount. 3rd child 25% discount 4th child 100% discount   
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,800
Admissions DirectorRachel Ellingson

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 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, 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
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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Best Providence Catholic High School in the state of Illinois. I was well prepared for college and beyond.
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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.
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Providence is a wonderful high school my daughter just loves it.
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