Indian Springs School

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Tel: (205)988-3350
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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)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Year Founded1952
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students316 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeIndian Springs School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
79%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1420
Average ACT score29
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,000
Tuition NotesDay students
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$11,000
Acceptance Rate
61%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorClaire Cassady
Admissions AssociateChristine Copeland

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
FencingGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Film Club, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Math Club, Model U.N., MultiCultural Club, Outdoors 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:  14
  • 120-member Choir.
  • 10 Varsity sports
  • Average Faculty tenure: 17 years.
  • 350 acre campus
  • Fertile Minds organic orchard.
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School Reviews

5  3/17/2016
I am very pleased with my daughter's progress at ISS. I strongly recommend Indian Springs School. Thank you very much.
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