Providence High School

Providence High School serves 2,014 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Providence High School operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2014 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,014 students
Providence High School Total Students (1990-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Providence High School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Providence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 14:1
Providence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Providence High School American Indian Students (1990-1992)
Asian
8%
3%
Providence High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Providence High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
10%
27%
Providence High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
73%
52%
Providence High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Providence High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Providence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.45
Providence High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
47%
Providence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
Providence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,708 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,581 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 61% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,995 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
175
1
Number of Students Managed 146,708 1,330
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $10,880
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Butler High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Charlotte Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elizabeth Lane Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Matthews Elizabeth Lane Elementary School
    121 Elizabeth Ln
    MatthewsNC 28105
    (980)343-5700
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 962 students                      
  • CharlotteOlde Providence Elementary School
    3800 Rea Rd
    CharlotteNC 28226
    (980)343-3755
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 729 students                      
  • MatthewsMatthews Elementary School
    2 Negative Reviews
    200 Mcdowell Ave
    MatthewsNC 28105
    (980)343-3940
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 977 students                      
  • Charlotte South Charlotte Middle School
    8040 Strawberry Ln
    CharlotteNC 28277
    (980)343-3670
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 939 students                      
  • CharlotteLansdowne Elementary School
    6400 Prett Ct
    CharlotteNC 28270
    (980)343-6733
    2.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 636 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 05, 2010 - I'm currently a sophomore at Providence. The teachers are either extremely hard, or easy. There is no middle ground. There are too many people at Providence as well, forcing most kids to eat in the mall, which actually means we eat cramped on the floor. Everyone treats each other like mortal enemies, there are ridiculously high standards, and it's an extremely cliquey school. It's basically a private school, and economically, most students here are from very wealthy families- just count the number of Range Rovers in the parking lot. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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