Indian Springs School

Guided by our motto, "Learning through Living", Indian Springs School fosters a love of learning and creativity, a sense of integrity and moral courage, and an ethic of participatory citizenship with respect for individuality and independent thought.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,400
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 24 / Jan. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Indian Springs School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
330 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 24%
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
78%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
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, 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, Catullus, Horace
Average SAT score
1370
Average ACT score
31
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 24 / Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day students
% on Financial Aid
32%
Admissions Director
Taylor Docking
Admissions Associate
Mike Rowlett

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drone Club, Film Club, Fishing Club, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Math Club, Model U.N., Mountain Biking Club, MultiCultural Club, Outdoors Club, Poetry Club, Psychology Club, Scholars Bowl, Student Ambassadors, Young Democrats, Young Republicans

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, Ensemble

School Notes

  • 100% attend college
  • Average class size: 16
  • 110-member Choir
  • 10 Varsity sports
  • Average Faculty tenure: 17 years.
  • 350-acre campus
  • Fertile Minds organic garden and orchard
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • John Green - Author of The Fault in our Stars and Looking for Alaska. Made Times' 2014 list of the Most Influential People in the World.
    • David Oh - Lead Flight Director for the Mars Curiosity Rover - NASA.
    • Elaine Luria - Member of the U.S. Congress representing Virginia.
    • Daniel Alarcón - Daniel Alarcón (born March 5, 1977 in Lima, Peru) is a Peruvian-American novelist, journalist and radio producer. He is co-founder, host and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, an award-winning Spanish language podcast distributed by NPR.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Indian Springs School cost?
Indian Springs School's tuition is approximately $28,400 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from Indian Springs School?
Indian Springs School famous alumni include: John Green, David Oh, Elaine Luria and Daniel Alarcón.
Does Indian Springs School offer a summer program?
Yes, Indian Springs School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Indian Springs School offer?
Indian Springs School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Indian Springs School's ranking?
Indian Springs School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for: Highest average SAT score, Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Indian Springs School?
The application deadline for Indian Springs School is Jan. 24 / Jan. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 24 / Jan. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,400
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 24 / Jan. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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