A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Address
1300 Academy Rd
Culver, IN 46511
Telephone
(574) 842-7000
Website
Organization Memberships
NAIS, TABS

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$48,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$48,500
Received Financial Aid
56%
Average Financial Aid

Culver Academies Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1290
96 responses
Average ACT
30
105 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
  • Hockey games
    21%
  • Final Ball
    16%
  • Hypnotist
    16%
  • Senior Prank
    16%
  • Singing the Culver song/the CGA song with friends!
    14%
  • Tower of Terror Speech
    9%
  • Countdowns
    7%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
814
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
16:1
Poll
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.19 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.19 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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During my first year at Culver, I grew the equivalent to three years that I would have had of growth back home. I got to meet people from all over the world, with different backgrounds, and different ways of thinking. The schools creates a community in which it is very easy to form lifelong friendships. Suddenly all the girls from CGA are your friends...and your closest friends are the girls from your dorm (or house), and your best friends are the girls from your floor! It does not matter what country/age/religion/ethnicity they are. Academics are the best and suddenly you are taking classes with the author of the book used in class, and not only used at culver but in other high schools in the country. The teachers genuinely care for the students and they live right on campus so they are always available to help students. Every sport/activity you can come up with is probably there and if you want/like an activity that is not there, the school is always willing to open it!
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Nearly 10 years out of Culver and it remains one of the most developmental experiences of my life - much more so even than college. I grew up a lot, developed a high level of independence and self-sufficiency, and developed time management skills that helped me hit the ground running at university and eventually a management consulting job. I feel thankful to have had this caliber of experience while existing in an environment that seems more socioeconomically diverse than that which many of my colleagues, who went to New England prep and boarding schools experienced. I feel much more in touch with the "average" American because of that.
My Culver experience was overall unforgettable-- I made lifelong friends, immersed myself in a sport that I love, and attended challenging, informing classes. My only concern is that the administration maintains outdated, archaic values that instill internalized sexism throughout the campus. The top officials of the school make decisions based on their own personal beliefs, not unbiased principles that would benefit the school. Thus, a school that claims to be progressive often feels as though it is stuck in the 20th century.