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About This School

Providence Christian School is a private high school in Riverview.Students here identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. The ratio of students to teachers at Providence Christian School is 12:1. Spoto High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Softball
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
White, non-Hispanic 54%
Multiracial 4%
Hispanic 23%
Black, non-Hispanic 18%
Asian 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My kids are in elementary school at PCS. This is their third year of enrollment. My kids are better educated than their public and homeschooled peers. Having my kids educated in a Christian environment has been such a blessing. I have been able to be very involved as a parent as well.

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter attends Providence. I love the Christian environment and the biblical foundation the school instills in the students. My daughter has done very well academically and socially has made friends. The administration has been responsive to concerns and has addressed concerns. I think this is an outstanding school.

  • (6 years ago)

    I went to this school for one year and hated it. A lot of the students were mean and I had $30 stolen from my purse while at PE. The teachers aren't all qualified but I will say that compared to the public schools in Riverview it might be the better option because at least it is a safe environment.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have the unique experience of being both a prior graduate of PCS and a parent of a wondeful young lady in high school at PCS. I will tell you from experince that the administration does care and act on concerns. The education is exceptional at PCS. I teach in the public school system and know what is being taught and how from personal experience. PCS outshines most public school educations. There are caring experienced teachers and administration at PCS. The rules will help you in your future careers-- there are dress codes for most jobs rules binding how and what you can do. PCS rules prepares you to have a successful career. It has always been a priviledge not a right to attend PCS so if you want your child to have an excellent education good friends good attitude right spirit then send them to this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    I was a student at this school during most of my 8th grade year. I was led to believe that this was going to be a wonderful school but I can say there was nothing wonderful about my experience there. The administration seemed more concerned with how the students behaved at home than who was being bullied or not. I was the target of bullying by many students. The education was poor students had bad grades and the faculty was more worried about what color jacket I wore what color our socks and shoes were and how well our shirts were tucked in. From the viewpoint of a student I feel that many of the students felt very oppressed due to the crazy dress codes and the overly strict rules about what one could and couldn't do at home. I'm now in public school and like it much better.

  • (7 years ago)

    My two older sons entered PCS in the 9th grade after being homeschooled through 8th. The education they received earned one of them 100% Bright Futures and the other a 100% ROTC Scholarship along with Bright Futures. Each son participated in the sports program being mentored by some of the finest Christian men I have ever known. Over the 7 years that my sons attended PCS I worked with the teachers the staff the administration and other parents as a volunteer at sporting events class fundraisers and other school functions. Everyone at PCS was caring and supportive of the students. Unlike the large public schools in the area PCS provides a family atmosphere that nurtures Christian faith Christlike character and personal spiritual growth. PCS prepares students both academically and spiritually to face life. My daughter begins 9th grade this fall. I am excited about another 4 years at PCS!

  • (8 years ago)

    Providence is an excellent school. I struggled with the decision to send them to a public school or private. The teachers are amazing and really care about each and every student. The progress is amazing (my kids are in elementary school). The academics are more advanced then even the best public schools in our area. They also provide a great Christian atmosphere for young minds.

  • (9 years ago)

    High school math is taught by a Mrs Tuzzolino who has no degree. Kids are not prepared for the next grade. Most got D's.SAT's fall way behind for math. Don't go there after 8th grade the school changes considerably. Not an accredited school they are only an 'associate' of AACS not a member big difference.

  • (9 years ago)

    Providence provides a good foundation for the child. However I really think some of the disciplinary rules need to be reviewed. The phonics program is great with the math a little weak. Our overall experience was good.

  • (9 years ago)

    School was great until high school. Admin doesn't really fix problems just acknowledges them. Stay until high school then get your kid out.

  • (10 years ago)

    Providence Christian not only provides an excellent education for my children but also places a strong emphasis on good behavior.

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