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.

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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
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students316 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeIndian Springs School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
78%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of 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 score1410
Average ACT score28
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$24,000
Tuition NotesDay students
% on Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
62%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChristine Copeland
Admissions AssociateAllison Fuller

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

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:  16
  • 120-member Choir
  • 10 Varsity sports
  • Average Faculty tenure: 17 years.
  • 350-acre campus
  • Fertile Minds organic garden and orchard

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