Culver Academies

1300 Academy Road
Culver, IN 46511
Tel: 574-842-7100
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 827 students
"Our goal at The 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 119 years creating an integrated academic, leadership, religious, and athletic program that is second to none in The United States..."

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2014 School Data
Culver Academies Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1894 1910
Campus Size 1700 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 827 students 295 students
% Students of Color 30% 19%
% International Students 21% 20%
% Students Boarding 93% 68%
Average SAT Score 1779 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size 13 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:9 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 23 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 84% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $322 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$44,500 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$34,500 $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 46% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $25,066 $20,250
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 86% -
Acceptance Rate 38% 57%
Director of AdmissionsJ. Michael Turnbull

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 23 16
CoursesAP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language & Culture, AP Comparative Government & Politics, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language & Culture, AP German Language, AP Latin - Vergil, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Honors Computer Science

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 25 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Drill Team, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Polo, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 38 23
ExtracurricularsAmnesty, Art, Badminton, Bible, Boy, Campus, CGA, Chemistry, Chinese, Community, Computer, Culver, Cum, FCA, Fleet, French, Futsol, Global, Green, Living, Math, Model, No, Paintball, Ping,

School Notes:

  • "There is nothing quite like Culver Academies in the world!" A collegiate preparatory boarding school with cutting edge academic programs to enhance the whole person education through our leadership program, inspirational tradition and inspiring innovation. Aspiring Entrepreneur? The Ron Rubin School for the Entrepreneur is for you! Aspiring Policymaker? Take a look at The Global Studies Institute... Aspiring CEO? The Center for Character Excellence is the Leadership support program you need.... Aspiring Diplomat? Learn from The Confucius Classroom...our partnership with the Confucius Institute at Valparaiso University and the Confucius Institute based in Beijing, China.
  • School accreditations: TABS, NAIS,AMCSUS, ISACS, NCA

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is La Lumiere School (36.9 miles away)
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  • La Porte, IN
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    La PorteIN 46350
    219.326.7450
    36.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 235 students
  • Howe, IN
    5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746
    (888) 462-4693
    61.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 79 students
  • Lake Forest, IL
    1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    847-615-3267
    103.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 436 students
  • Bloomfield Hills, MI
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    (248)645-3610
    187.7 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 799 students
  • Beaver Dam, WI
    101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    800-860-7725
    197.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 185 students
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