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The Providence Effect (2009)

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This is the remarkable story of a K through 12 school on Chicago's impoverished, high crime West Side, that has been sending 100% of graduating seniors to four year colleges and ... See full summary »

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Rollin Binzer
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This is the remarkable story of a K through 12 school on Chicago's impoverished, high crime West Side, that has been sending 100% of graduating seniors to four year colleges and universities for 30 years. More than half of them are accepted by tier one schools and the class of 2008 was awarded more than $4.5 million in college scholarships. Providence St. Mel is a school that has completely escaped America's educational crisis. Written by Rollin Binzer

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Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild thematic elements
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Montgomery, Alabama, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,660, 27 September 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$62,500, 25 October 2009
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (HD)
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