Providence is All Ways Powerful
It’s easy to talk about what Providence Catholic School has to offer. However, to really understand it, you have to experience it for yourself.
- 12 Advanced Placement courses - The most College Board Authorized Advanced Placement courses for Catholic High Schools in the Archdiocese of San Antonio.
- 5 Dual Credit Courses
- Innovative Electives
- Comprehensive Visual and Performing Arts program
Internship - Seniors can take 1 or 2 semesters of internship at the profession of their choice and explore potential careers and fields of interest. Each student is given the opportunity to integrate their academic study with the workplace. Past student internships include WOAI-TV, San Antonio Symphony, San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce, architectural firms, City Council offices, doctor and dental offices and schools.
Broadcast Journalism - Students learn about all aspects of the broadcasting field including producing a live daily school broadcast (Provet-TV), mini-movies, and commercials as well as creating documentaries and narratives. Students in this class are responsible for floor production, camera operations, and teleprompts.
PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership) – The P.A.L. program empowers students to serve effectively as mediators, mentors and advisors in specific peer-to-peer situations. The types of peer assistance offered in PAL are driven by needs assessment and include the following: group and one-to-one peer tutoring and mentoring, career choices; providing peer mediation and conflict resolution services; developing and participating in community service projects; developing communication, decision-making, problem-solving, team and relationship building, confidentiality, and referral skills.
JROTC – Providence is the only Catholic school in San Antonio offering JROTC for young women. Students enrolled in the ROTC program at Central Catholic High School develop personal and small group relationship skills, leadership and management skills and participate in community service events and compete at the State and National level.
- Faith Formation – through classes, worship and retreats
- Community Service - All Providence students participate in community service activities.
In addition to an excellent education and life-long friendships, Providence successfully prepares its students for life’s next steps.
Each year 100% of Providence graduates are accepted to a college or university of their choice. Students have been accepted to top local, state, and national schools such as Stanford, Purdue, the United States Military Academy at West Point, Marquette, Johns-Hopkins, The Air Force Academy, Notre Dame, Swarthmore, and many more.
Also, each year more than 50% of the graduating class earns in excess of 4 million dollars in scholarships and grants. For the first time in its history, Providence Catholic School has had two applicants for the Naval ROTC Scholarship awarded nationally. Both Applicants have been awarded this scholarship, making it a rare exception that 100% of applicants have been awarded this scholarship. Providence has also had two Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients in recent years.