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State

Illinois

Number of Students

1050

ACT Average

24.4

Grades

9-11

Providence Catholic High School

Private Day School – New Lenox , Illinois

Providence Catholic High School is a coeducational day school located one hour south of Chicago. The private U.S. high school offers its large student body a demanding college preparatory curriculum, along with a comprehensive list of extracurricular activities. Offering 20 Honors and Advance Placement courses to choose from, graduates consistently go on to study at some of the top universities in America.

FACILITIES

The 75-acre high school campus facilities include a football stadium with synthetic turf and all-weather track, sports fields and courts. There’s also a cross-country course, two gymnasiums, a wrestling complex and a training center/weight room.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Providence Catholic High School’s athletic teams have earned over 30 state championships and have produced a number of professional athletes.
For art lovers there’s a wide selection of courses and activities like studio art, band and choir. Students display their completed work at the campus art gallery.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The outstanding teaching staff has received the Augustinian Secondary Education Award and the Who’s Who in American Teachers designation. Holding 30 state championships in sports, it’s the most titles held by any private school in the state of Illinois.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Located one-hour south of the metropolitan city of Chicago, New Lenox is a charming village that introduces international high school students to typical American life. Taking the short journey via public transportation into Chicago gives international students the chance to experience world-class museums, sports teams and entertainment.

Location
Located about one hour southwest of Chicago.

Area Population: 24,500
City Website: City of New Lenox

Dates
Estimated Fall Start: Mid-August
Estimated Fall End: Late December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

School Facts

Year Founded

1918

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1050

Grades

9-11

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:14

Average Class Size

20

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

No

School Uniform

Yes

Campus Size

75 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Catholic

ACT Average

24.4

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

99%

Arts

  • 2D Design
  • Band
  • Cadet Band
  • Celtic Arts
  • Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Art
  • Music Appreciation
  • Painting

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • Microeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics C
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art Drawing
  • Studio Art 2D
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Band
  • Book Club
  • Bowling
  • Choir
  • Color Guard
  • Film
  • Fishing
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Law
  • Manga Club
  • Math Team
  • Mock Trial
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • School Newspaper
  • Philosophy
  • Poetry
  • Science
  • Strategic Games
  • Student Council
  • Theater
  • Winter Guard
  • World Language Honor Society
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Dartmouth College, Georgia Institute of Technology, New York University, Northwestern University, Purdue University, Stanford University, Tulane University, University of Alabama, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University, Washington University

University Acceptance Rate:
99%

Closest International and Local Airports: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) / Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
For Details Visit Website: Providence Catholic High School

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