Providence Johns Creek
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Providence Johns Creek?
Providence Johns Creek is an innovative high school environment that blends technology, student-centered learning, collaboration and the richness of more than 25 years of Christ-centered education.
Providence Johns Creek harnesses both the unparalleled personal attention of a nurturing faculty with the innovation and flexibility of an online curriculum, allowing students to have the flexibility of real-world experiences while receiving a top-tier education.
Where is Providence Johns Creek?
7340 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suite 200, Suwanee, GA 30024, just east of the intersection of McGinnis Ferry Road and Highway 141 (Medlock Bridge Road or Peachtree Parkway). Click here for a map. Note that the best way to enter is by turning in from New Boyd Road.
What grades are served?
Providence Johns Creek serves grades 9 through 12. The school opened in the fall of 2017 with 9th and 10 grade. Eleventh grade will be added in the fall of 2018, followed by 12th grade the next year.
What courses are offered?
Refer to the Johns Creek Course Sequence sheet for a full list of courses. Contact Student Services for course information.
Is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) being offered?
Yes, Honors STEM I: Introduction to Engineering Design (IED) and Honors STEM II: Principles of Engineering (POE) are being taught in 2017-18 by a certified instructor.
How do extracurriculars work?
Students participate in athletic and fine arts activities at the Lilburn campus. Other activities and clubs are available in both locations. Providence Student Council includes representatives from Johns Creek.
What sports can Johns Creek students play?
Providence is a member of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA). Students can participate in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
How will students get to rehearsal, practice, and games?
There is a WIFI enabled bus that leaves after school to transport students to the Lilburn campus for practices, rehearsals, games, and meetings, and then back to the Johns Creek location. Students also have early release transportation if their team is leaving early for a game. Transportation home from games will need to be arranged by the family.
What is the daily schedule?
The A-B block schedule allows for eight periods. School begins at 7:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday and at 8:45 a.m. on Friday. School releases at 2:45 p.m. The day resembles a college experience that allows for innovation in the classroom and flexibility for leadership development and other unique opportunities.
Is there a weekly worship service (“Axis”)?
Yes. Students at the Johns Creek location travel to the Lilburn campus each Wednesday to take part in Axis worship time. The Axis team includes Johns Creek students.
Who is the principal?
Ken Hunsberger is the high school principal at Providence. There will also be full-time staff and part-time staff at the Johns Creek location, including a full-time Director on site.
What lunch options will be available?
Students can bring their own lunch to school and there are other food options from local vendors. Families use Storm Pay, Providence’s online payment portal, to purchase food.
What kind of security does the building have?
The building is equipped with limited access key-card entry. There will be fire and emergency drills on a regular basis and we will comply with all local public safety requirements.
Is there a Media Center?
Students have access to an online catalog of print and digital resources. Once requested, print resources are delivered within one school day from the Lilburn campus to Johns Creek.
What accommodations and services are in place for students with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or ADD?
Providence offers Selective Studies, a program that helps students who have limited learning issues if they have a current (less than 2 years old) Educational-Psychological Evaluation. Students receiving academic support must have an A/B average, be able to function in a mainstream classroom, and be able to meet the rigor of a college-preparatory curriculum. Providence does not currently accommodate students with certain conditions such as Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, and NLD. Classroom and testing accommodations will be available at Johns Creek. Click here for more information and a list of accommodations.
Is there a Student Services staff person at Providence Johns Creek?
Students will have access to Student Services personnel in person, via Skype and phone.
How much is the tuition?
Tuition and fee information is available here.