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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Through a combination of weekly testing and vigorous observation of best-practices to reduce the spread of the virus, we are confident that we can provide a meaningful boarding experience for our students. For those students who cannot join us in-person, we will continue our remote instruction model that we implemented on April 1, 2020. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$44,500
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)
$54,500
Received Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid
$30,274
From Culver Academies

A challenging education that prepares you for the world you’ll encounter.
A picturesque lakefront campus waiting to welcome you home.
A global alumni network encompassing leaders of industry, government, science, and education.
A community that prizes strength of character and good citizenship above all else.

At Culver Academies, our purpose is clear: to provide the best whole-person education in the country. A coeducational boarding school for grades 9-12, Culver attracts students from all over the world and invites them to become part of the Culver Story, a story rooted in both tradition and innovation.

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Culver Academies Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1310
278 responses
Average ACT
30
229 responses

A Presidential Tradition

The Culver Academies’ Black Horse Troop and Equestriennes accepted an invitation to participate in the virtual Presidential Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20. The “Parade Across America” marked the 108th anniversary of the primary reason the Black Horse Troop made that first trip to Washington, D.C. The 2021 inaugural marks the 18th appearance for the Troop and the ninth for the Equestriennes.

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 74 responses
  • Hockey games
    20%
  • Hypnotist
    16%
  • Final Ball
    15%
  • Singing the Culver song/the CGA song with friends!
    15%
  • Senior Prank
    12%
  • Countdowns
    7%
  • Tower of Terror Speech
    7%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
98%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
Canada, China, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea
International Boarding Students
21%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
830
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

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