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Profile – 2017-18

President

Stephen Williamson

Principal

Melinda K. Ernstberger, Ed. D

Mission Statement

Our Lady of Providence Inspires Faith, Empowers Hope, strengthens Love and the Formation of the Whole Person, through Exemplary Catholic Education.

Classification

Catholic, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana

Inter-parochial co-educational secondary school established to serve the parishes of the New Albany Deanery.

School Address

707 Providence Way
Clarksville, Indiana 47129
812-945-2538
www.providencehigh.net
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Governance

Board of Trustees: A participatory decision-making body for policies and strategic planning, established in 1996.

Informal Reference

Providence High School (PHS)

Founded

1951 – High School founded by the Sisters of Providence of St-Mary-Of-The-Woods, Terra Haute, Indiana.

1989 – Junior High added to accommodate parishes without elementary schools and/or without grades 7 and 8.

School Colors

Blue and White

School “Word” Logo

School “Graphic” Logo

Athletic Mascot (Pioneer) and Logo

Curriculum

Providence provides an outstanding academic preparation for college and career. As a life-prep school, we offer a diverse liberal arts course of study with a strong focus on college preparation and advanced dual credit coursework including AP, ACP, IUS, and IVY Tech coursework.

Accreditations and Memberships

AdvancED
National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)
Indiana High School Athletic Association
Indiana Non-Public Education Association

Recognitions

Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2000
Indiana Department of Education Four Star School: 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15.

Enrollment – 2017-18

High School – 421 students
Junior High – 24 students
Students of Catholic faith – 89%

Diploma Programs

Core 40
Academic Honors

Varsity, JV, and Club Sports

21 – Boys, Girls and Co-Ed

Tuition for 2017-18 School Year

High School – Deanery – $12,120
High School – Non Deanery – $13,755
Junior High – Deanery – $5,165
Junior High – Non Deanery – $6,180

Needs-based and Academic Scholarships

Awarded for the 2016-17 school year: $1,100,000

Faculty – 2015-16 School Year

Full time – 35
Part time – 2
Percent with Advanced Degrees – 78%
Teacher-Student Ratio: 13:1

Faith Formation

Theology Curriculum with emphasis on prayer, contemplation, meditation, and journaling
Morning Mass – offered four days per week
Morning Prayer Service – offered daily
Eucharistic Adoration – first Friday of the month
Advent and Penance services
Weekly Penance opportunity
All-School liturgies per school year – 7/8
Student-service – individual hours over 4 years, as well as in school service opportunities
Student Retreats – annually by class, with emphasis on prayer, community life, social justice, and
Sacramental living
Liturgical planning
Student Ministries: Prayer, Eucharistic, Lector, Hospitality, and Music

Graduating Class of 2017

122 graduates
Indiana Honors Diploma recipients – 70%
College Bound – 98%
Community Service hours earned – 10,133
Amount earned in college merit scholarship offers – $8.5 million
College credits earned, including dual college credits, during 2016-2017  year – 1,584

Students by Parish

2017-2018
Total 445
Holy Family (New Albany) – 78
Our Lady of Perpetual Help (New Albany) – 72
Sacred Heart of Jesus (Jeffersonville) – 15
St. Anthony of Padua (Clarksville) – 64
St. Augustine (Jeffersonville) – 12
St. John the Baptist (Starlight) – 2
St. John Paul II – 81
St. Joseph (Corydon) – 7
St. Mary of the Knobs (Floyd Knobs) – 41
St. Mary’s (Lanesville) – 0
St. Mary’s (Navilleton) – 5
St. Mary’s (New Albany) – 10
St. Michael’s (Bradford) – 0
St. Michael’s (Charlestown) – 2
No Parish affiliation – 56

Location

Providence is located on 23 acres in historic Clarksville, in Clark County, Indiana. The school is conveniently situated between New Albany (Floyd County) and Jeffersonville (Clark County).

Contact Information

By Mail

707 Providence Way, Clarksville, IN 47129

By Phone

Main Office – 812-945-2538
Admission Office – 812-945-3350
Institutional Advancement – 812-945-3350

By Fax

Main Office – 812-981-2538
Admissions Office – 812-949-1036
Advancement Office – 812-949-1036

By Email

admissions@providencehigh.net
advancement@providencehigh.net

Website

www.providencehigh.net

 

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