Indian Springs School

190 Woodward Drive,
Pelham, AL, 35124-0351
     Tel: (205)988-3350
Grades: 8 - 12 | 279 students

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Alabama Association of Independent Schools (AAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 279 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Indian Springs School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 79%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP American Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP Calculus I, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French V, AP French VI, AP Latin IV Aeneid, AP Latin V Ovid, Horace, Catullus, AP Literature and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Spanish IV, AP Spanish V, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History  
Average SAT score 2016
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,500
% on Financial Aid 27%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000
Acceptance Rate 42%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Claire Cassady
Admissions Associate Christine Copeland


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Asia Club, Chamber Choir, Chess Club, Concert Choir, Ensemble, French Club, Guitar Club, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, MultiCultural Club, Scholars Bowl, Spanish Club Asia Club, Chamber Choir, Chess Club, Concert Choir, Ensemble, French Club, Guitar Club, Key Club, Scholars Bowl, Spanish Club, Habitat for Humanity,
MultiCultural Club,

School Notes:

  • 100% attend college.
  • 11% attend Ivy League schools.
  • 120-member Choir.
  • Average Faculty tenure: 17 years.
  • Fertile Minds organic orchard.

Profile last updated: 11/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cahaba School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Covenant Classical School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Southpark KinderCare (1.4 miles away)
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