School Profile

Established:  1996

Current Enrollment: 275

Families Enrolled:  127

Churches Represented:  Over 50
Pupil/Teacher Ratio:  15:1
Average Teaching Experience:  15 years

Nickname: Knights
School colors: Red, white, and blue

 

PCS is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), the Association of Classical and Christian School (ACCS), and the Alabama Christian Education Association (ACEA) and its subsidiary, the Alabama Christian Athletic Association (ACAA). PCS is also a member of  the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) for testing purposes.

Achievements

Average ACT score for 2019 senior class: 29

Average SAT percentile for grades 3-8:  97%

 

National Merit Scholar Finalist:  5 

National Merit Commended Scholars:  5

 

PCS graduates that have gone to college:  100%

Number of alumni:  82 (67 received Academic or Leadership Scholarships)

 

 

College Athletes Graduating from PCS:

Division 1:  2 Athletes (Rowing, Football)

Division 2:  3 Athletes (Soccer, Volleyball)

Division 3:  1 Athlete (Basketball)

 

PCS won the Senior High Academic Cup, placing first in the state in academic testing among ACEA member schools, in 2014-2018.

 

PCS ranked #1 in the nation (out of 1,000 schools) for students employing a biblical worldview as measured through PEERS Testing (Political, Economic, Education, Religion and Social Issues) by the Nehemiah Institute, Inc. in 2014.

Scholarship Statistics

As of the 2019 graduating year, PCS graduates have received scholarship offers amounting to:

$5,553,401

63 out of 73 graduates, or 86%, have received scholarships offers. 

More than 23% of those scholarship offers are for

Presidential Scholarships.

Alumni Colleges and Majors

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Business

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Economics

  • Environmental Design

Management

  • Risk Management

  • Construction Management

  • Wildlife Management

  • Flight Management

Sciences

  • Biochemistry/Pre-Med

  • Computer Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Industrial & Systems Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy

Education

  • Education/Special Education

  • Speech Pathology

Humanities

  • English

  • Political Science

  • Classics, Mythology & Folklore

Grade Point Average: 

4.0 unweighted scale to calculate GPA

GPA calculated for all classes in grades 9-12 

 

Grade Scale: 

A=90-100

B=80-89

C=70-79

F=69 and below

 All classes use the above 10-point grading scale.

 

Curriculum:   College preparatory and advanced teaching for all students, including:

  • Math--Calculus, Pre-calculus and Algebra 2/Trigonometry

  • Science--Chemistry and Advanced Chemistry, Physics and Advanced Physics, Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology

  • Literature--Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Classical

  • Critical thinking and expression

    • Rhetoric, Logic, and Philosophy courses

    • Oral and written presentation and defense of theses

  • Advanced training in all types of writing:

    • Essays in literature, history, and philosophy

    • Technical papers in advanced science and math

    • Research papers

    • Theses

    • Poetry analysis and writing

    • Journalism and reporting

  • Worldview and theological analysis and expression in humanities courses

  • Latin  courses (6 years) which promote mastery of the English language and provide a foundation for other foreign languages

  • Biblical worldview support in all courses

  • Participation in the Nehemiah Institute PEERS Testing for Biblical Worldview

 

Course Credits:  Students graduating from high school at Providence Classical School will have completed the required 26 total credits consisting of:

  • 4 each in math, science, English and history

  • 2 in foreign language—Spanish, Latin

  • Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Logic

  • Health and physical education

  • Fine arts

  • Government and Economics

  • Career Prep and Computer Applications

Academic Specifics

Leadership opportunities:

  • Student-led yearbook staff, Journalism Club, and Drama Club

  • Student Government

  • Student-led assembly

  • Student-led quarterly high school devotional breakfasts

  • Student hosts and hostesses at PCS events

Interpersonal Skills Development:

  • Yearbook Club—designing, writing and distributing the PCS yearbook

  • Drama Club--planning, preparing, memorizing and performing classic productions

 Physical Fitness:

  • The President’s Physical Fitness Challenge Program in grades 1-12

  • PCS volleyball team for girls in grades 7-12

  • PCS basketball team for boys in grades 7-12

  • PCS Cross Country team for boys and girls in grades 7-12

  • PCS Soccer team for boys  and girls in grades 7-12

  • PCS Track team for boys and girls in grades 7-12

Extracurricular Involvement

CONTACT

 

Phone: 256-852-8884

pcsoffice@providenceclassical.org

 

 

ADDRESS

 

605 Clinton Ave E

Huntsville, AL  35801

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