Providence Classical School

  • Providence Classical School is well known for its outstanding academic program and is the only classical, Christian school in Williamsburg.
  • PCS nurtures a child's love of learning and equips them with the tools to think and live as strong Christians.
  • We invite you to come and see how our students are embracing the classical method of learning, tour the school, meet the staff and review our curriculum.
  • You will be amazed at the extraordinary things our students are doing and learning at Providence Classical School!.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedParental contracts with NILD, teacher support
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students165 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeProvidence Classical School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
47%
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1180
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and logo polo shirt, Plaid skirt/jumper)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,600
Tuition NotesPlease visit our website for admission and tuition information.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions DirectorSusan Oweis
Admissions AssociateTricia Klock

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.AdTech, Archery Club, Art Lessons, Band, Boy Scouts, Chess Club, Choir and Voice, Classical Drama (6-12), Drama (2-5), Girl Scouts, Jump Rope Club, Liturgical Dance, Moms in Touch, Piano Lessons, Science Club, Tennis Lessons, Yearbook

School Notes

  • At PCS, our teachers and staff really get to know your child. We love, cherish and encourage them to reach their full God-given potential. PCS features: • Kindergarten (half and full day) through 12th grade • Acclaimed curriculum, classically taught: math, science, phonics/reading, grammar, writing, Bible, history, Latin beginning in 3rd grade, and for upper grades, logic, debate, Greek, advanced math, Humane Letters and more. • Small classes: a maximum class size of 15 students in K; 18 in other classes • Creative play time and reading centers for younger grades and recess for all grades • Accelerated learner options • Weekly art and music classes • Daily classical "Memory Period" • Weekly Chapel with guest speakers • Prayer Buddy student mentor program, matching older students with young ones ABOUT CLASSICAL EDUCATION It's an educational system that has produced some of the finest minds in the world -- from St. Augustine and Patrick Henry to Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Marie Curie and many others. Classical education is a method of teaching built on centuries of proven techniques that prepare students to become self directed learners who can think for themselves. In classical education, learning is structured according to the natural stages of child development. This enables students to gain knowledge, understanding, and wisdom at age appropriate stages as they progress through the curriculum. The results are simply phenomenal, with each grade at Providence Classical regularly scoring in the top 15 percent of standardized achievement tests.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Williamsburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 151 students
    9.8 miles
    101 Schoolhouse Lane
    Williamsburg, VA 23188
    (757)220-1978
    9.8 PK-12
    151
  • Williamsburg
    Walsingham Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 462 students
    3.2 miles
    Po Box 8702
    Williamsburg, VA 23187
    (253)863-2332
    3.2 PK-12
    462
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-12 | 201 students
    18.2 miles
    13010 Mitchell Point Road
    Newport News, VA 23602
    (757)249-2654
    18.2 PK-12
    201
  • Newport News
    Grades: PK-12 | 655 students
    19.7 miles
    739 Academy Lane
    Newport News, VA 23602
    (757)884-9100
    19.7 PK-12
    655
  • Chesterfield
    Grades: K-12 | 243 students
    42.3 miles
    6511 Belmont Rd.
    Chesterfield, VA 23832
    (804)276-3193
    42.3 K-12
    243

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