Culver Academies

1300 Academy Road Box 157
Culver, IN 46511
Tel: (574)842-7100
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  • Our goal at Culver Academies and Culver Summer Camps is to educate students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual - mind, spirit, and body - through an integrated curriculum that emphasizes the cultivation of character.
  • To accomplish our goal, Culver has spent the last 118 years creating an integrated academic, leadership, religious, and athletic program that is second to none in The United States.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1894

Student Body

Total Students828 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 17%
Students by GradeCulver Academies Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus B, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP English Language & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP German, AP Latin - Vergil, AP Literature & Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Honors Elements of Calculus, Honors French 2 & 3, Honors Geometry, Honors Intermediate Algebra, Honors Latin 3, Honors Linear Algebra, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Science Research 1 & 2, Honors Spanish 2 & 3, Honors Visual Art Portfolio
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$48,500
Tuition NotesBook fees and Uniform costs not included.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$29,415
Acceptance Rate
43%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Michael Turnbull

Sports

Total Sports Offered26 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Drill Team, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Polo, Riflery, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingDrill Team,
EquestrianFencing,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
PoloRiflery,
RugbySailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

School Notes

  • The Center for Character Excellence insures that the ideals that Culver values are a fundamental part of all programs on campus. This reinforces Culver's mission to be the best whole person education available to high school students.The Center accomplishes this goal through training and integration. Students and faculty are trained in the areas of character strengths and positive emotions. Concepts learned through training are also integrated into the academic, student life, leadership, and athletic programs. All of this serves to make character strengths more than mere words a real part of how students negotiate the world.
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