Providence High School (North Carolina)

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Providence Senior High School
1800 Pineville-Matthews Road
Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
Type Public
Principal Dr. Tracey Harrill
Grades 9–12
Number of students 2,055
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Black and gold

Providence Senior High School is a Charlotte Mecklenburg School District high school located off of Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, in suburban South Charlotte. Providence serves southern and southeastern Mecklenburg County. Its mascot is the Panther, and its colors are black and gold.


Providence High School opened in August 1989.


  • Main building
  • Technical building
  • Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Football stadium
  • Baseball stadium
  • Practice fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Softball field
  • Outdoor track facilities

Honors societies[edit]

  • National Honor Society
  • Honor Art Society
  • National Forensic League
  • National Technical-Vocational Honor Society
  • International Thespian Society
  • Health Occupational Honor Society
  • Spanish, French, German, and Latin Honor Society
  • Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society
  • Tri M Music Honor Society
  • Science National Honor Society

AP classes[edit]

  • English Language and Composition – 11th AP
  • English Literature – 12th AP
  • Calculus AB and BC AP
  • Statistics AP
  • Biology II AP
  • Chemistry II AP
  • Environmental Science AP
  • Physics B AP
  • Computer Science AP
  • French Language V AP
  • German V AP
  • Latin V AP
  • Spanish Language V
  • Chinese AP
  • Studio Art 2D and 3D
  • Music Theory AP
  • Art History AP
  • Human Geography AP
  • Psychology AP
  • United States Comparative Government AP
  • United States History AP
  • United States Government/Politics AP
  • World History AP
  • European History AP


  • 1992, 1993, 1997, 2004: North Carolina Wachovia Cup for best overall athletic program in North Carolina
  • 1996: Blue Ribbon "School of Excellence" [1]
  • 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05: North Carolina "School of Distinction" [1]
  • 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10: North Carolina "Honor School of Excellence"


In 2007 the Providence Panthers men's tennis team won the State of North Carolina 4-A Dual Team Championships, and posted a perfect 17-0 season.[2]

In 2015 the Providence Panthers men's varsity baseball team won the State 4A Championship game against Millbrook with a win of 10-2. [3]

In 2016, the Providence Panthers women's varsity soccer team won the State of North Carolina 4A Championship game 2-1 against Apex Middle Creek. This was a hard-earned victory after their 2-1 loss to Panther Creek in the State Championship in 2015.

Notable alumni[edit]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°06′44″N 80°45′54″W / 35.112305°N 80.76489°W / 35.112305; -80.76489