- Among the top ranking high schools in the nation according to Newsweek magazine’s ranking of public high schools.
- Blue Ribbon Award recipient – highest recognition given from the Department of Education
- In 2014, Providence students received $18.1 million in scholarships -- the largest amount awarded in Providence’s history plus the highest dollar amount and number of scholarships awarded in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).
- Charlotte Magazine ranked Providence the top high school in Charlotte in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013.
- Recipient of North Carolina’s Wachovia Cup four times for athletic performance
- Providence has the highest SAT scores in CMS and highest AP pass rate
- 26 Advance Placement courses offered
- Electives in fine arts, debate, creative writing and publications, four different foreign languages, Navy Junior ROTC, and a wide variety of Career and Technical Education offerings.9.
- Providence offers a wide variety of athletic teams, fine arts programs, service organizations, newspaper, yearbook and magazine
Providence High School is located in the heart of South Charlotte on Highway 51 near the intersection with Providence Road. There are currently just over 2000 students in the school coming from some of Charlotte’s most desirable neighborhoods. Feeder middle schools for Providence are South Charlotte, Crestdale and Jay M. Robinson. Elementary schools that feed in Providence are Elizabeth Lane Elementary and Providence Springs Elementary. Some of the neighborhoods in the zone are Providence Plantation, Beverly Crest, Hembstead, Raintree, Deerfield, Bellmeade, Mallory Manor, Oak Manor, St. George Place, Reverdy Glen, Lost Oak, Canterbury Place, Sardis Mill and Benton Woods.
If your questioning whether the home you're interested in is within the zone, see the boundary map of Providence High for the 2015-2016 year: