USA Illinois, USA
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Providence Catholic High School

Established: 1918

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Providence Catholic High School is a coeducational day school located one hour south of Chicago offering 20 honors and Advance Placement courses. Graduates consistently go on to study at some of the top universities in America.

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

Providence Catholic High School’s athletic teams have won over 31 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.

The outstanding teaching staff has received the Augustinian Secondary Education Award and the Who’s Who in American Teachers designation. Providence Catholic’s 31 state championships is the most titles held by any private school in the state of Illinois.

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.


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Famous Alumni

Brad Guzan (USA Soccer), Carmen Pignatiello (Chicago Cubs), Eric Steinbach (NFL, Cleveland Browns), Pete Burcich (NFL, Minnesota Vikings), Franklin Parker ‘92, Assistant Secretary of the US Navy

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 75 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Skiing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Pom Poms, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Art, Drawing, Film Academy, Graphic Design, Painting, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater
Band, Celtic Concert Choir, Choir, Choir, Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Microeconomics, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Band and Color Guard, Bass Fishing, Book Club, Habitat for Humanity, Law Club, Manga Club, Math Club, Mock Trial, Music Appreciation, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Philosophy Club, Poetry, Science Fair, Student Council, Winter Guard, World Language Honor Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 55; Needs Previous Secondary Transcripts, translated and notarized. Birth Certificate (Translated and Verified), immunization up to date including health screening for diabetes. TOEFL 80 with 20 minimum per section. Online supplemental form required after the student is accepted.

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