Indian Springs School

190 Woodward Drive
Pelham, AL 35124-0351
Tel: (205)988-3350
Grades: 8 - 12 | 299 students
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Inspired by the motto Learning Through Living, the school is a community of talented boarding and day students and dedicated faculty committed to the belief that in learning to balance individual achievement with the values and principles of democracy, the student can develop to his or her full stature.

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
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 28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,250
% on Financial Aid 27%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000
Acceptance Rate 61%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Claire Cassady
Admissions Associate Christine Copeland

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chamber Choir, Chess Club, Concert Choir, Ensemble, Film Club, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Math Club, Model U.N., MultiCultural Club, Outdoors Club, Scholars Bowl, Student Ambassadors, Young Democrats, Young Republicans Chamber Choir, Chess Club, Concert Choir, Ensemble, Film Club, Key Club, Math Club, Model U.N., Outdoors Club, Scholars Bowl, Habitat for Humanity,
MultiCultural Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Young Democrats,
Young Republicans,

School Notes:

  • 100% attend college.
  • Average class size:  14
  • 120-member Choir.
  • 10 Varsity sports
  • Average Faculty tenure: 17 years.
  • 350 acre campus
  • Fertile Minds organic orchard.

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

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 Our Lady Of The Valley School (2.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Birmingham
    Covenant Classical School
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 161 students
    1.2 miles
    25 Southlake Ln
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205)989-8668
    1.2K
    161
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
    2.3 miles
    5510 Double Oak Lane
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205)991-5963
    2.3PK-8
    397
  • Hoover
    Riverchase United Methodist Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 210 students
    2.4 miles
    1953 Old Montgomery Hwy
    Hoover, AL 35244
    (205)989-8070
    2.4PK-KG
    210
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
    2.4 miles
    5509 Timber Hill Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35242
    (205)995-8709
    2.4PK-8
    204
  • Birmingham
    Grades: 9-12 | 20 students
    2.9 miles
    3821 Lorna Rd Ste 118-120
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205)989-8333
    2.99-12
    20

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