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Culver Academies



Phone Number:



Avg. Financial Aid Grant:


Average SAT:
1 782

Acceptance Rate:
73 %

About Culver Academies

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...

1300 Academy Road # 157, Culver, Indiana, 46511
Phone Number
Mr. John Buxton
School Type
Campus Size
1700 acres
811 students
International Students
21 %
Boarding School Students
92 %
Average Class Size
14 students
Teacher Student Ratio
Amount of AP Courses Offered
Which AP Courses
Biology, Computer Programming, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, French, German, Chemistry, Chinese, Language and Literature, Latin, Macro and Microeconomics , Math Studies, Music, Physics, Political Science, Spanish, Statistics, US History
Faculty with advanced degree
72 %
Summer Program offered
Endowment Size
Average Financial Aid Grant
Application Deadline
January 15, 2016
TOEFL Required
SAT Required
SAT Average
Admissions Email
Director of Admissions
Mr. J. Michael Turnbull
Acceptance Rate
73 %
4-Gun Drill, A cappella, Athletic Trainers, Badminton Club, Beason Board, Bible Study, Boy Scouts Troop 209, Boys Volleyball Club, CAB - Campus Activity Board, Campus Life Club, CGA Drill Team, Chinese Culture Club, Community Service Council, Computer Club, Culinary Club, Docent Corps (Visual Arts), Equestriennes Team, Fishing Club, Fitness Club, Flying Club, French Club, GPS - Global Pathways Spring Program, GSI - Global Studies Institute, Green Life, Honor Guard, Human Rights Council, Lancer Band, Lancer Platoon, Latin Club, LCA - Leadership Committee for Africa, Living History, Math Forum, Model UN, Paintball Club, Peer Coaching, Performer's Society, PCC - Performing, Caring, Collaborating, Photoworks (Visual Arts), Ping Pong Club, Protestant Praise Band, Quiz Bowl, Relay for Life, Roll Call, SNAP - Special Needs Awarness Program, Sin Fronteras, Skeet/Trap Club, Speech Team, Stamp Club, SAO - Student Ambassadors Organization, Teens in Christ, The Narrative, The Quill, Theater Tech, Thespian Society, Ultimate Frisbee, Usher Corps, Vedette, Venture Club, Youth Group
Notable Alumni

Summer Programs

Name Dates Age of Students Cost Amount of Students Classes/Programs Offered
Culver Summer Schools & Camps June 18th - July 29th 9 - 17 6.450 1400 English, Mathematics, Reading, Writing Composition, American Indian Arts, Equitation Classes, Sign Language, Spanish, Band, Bugle, Camp Play, DAnce, Drum Lessons, Instrument, Theater Arts, Astronomy, Birds, Ecology, Geology, Insect, Trees, Chess, Cross Country, Disc Golf, Fencing, Archery, Air Rifle, Fishing, Fitness, Fly Fishing, Golf, Ice Skating, Tennis, Track & Field, Basebal, Basketball, Cheerleading, Ice Hockey, International Sports, Lacrosse, Quidditch, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Diving, Sailing, Canoeing and Kayaking, Swimming, Water Safety, Water Skiing...
Sports Offered
Basketball , Cheering , Cross Country , Fencing , Football , Golf , Ice Hockey , Lacrosse , Polo , Rugby , Sailing , Ski Jumping , Soccer , Softball , Swimming , Tennis , Track and Field , Voleyball , Wrestling , Rowing

Alumni List

Name College Occupation Year of Graduation
Walter P. O'Malley baseball 1922
Russel D. Oliver football, basketball, baseball 1931
C.C. Johnson Spink baseball, publishing 1935
Frank Walaitis coach, swimming 0
K.S. “Bud” Adams football, track, team owner 1940
Eugene N. Chipman track, crew 1945
Jack W. Martin football, track, pentathlete 1946
George M. Steinbrenner, III football, track, baseball team owner 1948
Warren Wofford equestrian 1954
William I. Koch yachting, sailing, America's Cup 1958
James C. Wofford equestrian 1962
Michael B. Thrower wrestling, football 1964
John Mosley football 1979
Gary Suter hockey 1982
Patricia Babcock basketball, volleyball 1990
K.P. “Mike” Carpenter coach, boxing, track 0
Edmund M. Cameron football, basket, administrator 1920
Talbot M. Smith baseball executive 1950
H. Lindsey Parris, Jr. track, basketball 1965
Michael E. Schrage wrestling 1966
William O. Kime football, wrestling 1980
Anne Quilhot Buckley basketball 1982
Daniel T. Pippenger wrestling 1982
Robert “Bob” Peck coach, football 0
Louis “Gus” Nippert baseball owner/executive 1922
Willis E. Maxson football, basketball, track 1939
R. Dan Maxson football, basketball 1941
Arthur V. Kurtz track 1949
Maury E. Brassert soccer, boxing 1952
Lucy K. Tyler-Sharman Olympic cycler 1983
Kevin C. Dean hockey, golf 1987
Juergen P. Sommer soccer 1987
Phil Stiles track 1913
Colonel James Bishop coach, tennis 0
Charles Brooks football 1953
Enos Fry swimming 1961
Jaime Azcarraga equestrian 1978
Maria Tettenborn Leeman basketball 1987
Andrew Cesarski hockey, football 1987
John R. Gaines equestrian 1946
Paul W. Schuldt baeball, football, basketball 1961
John W. Michel football, tennis, basketball 1973
R. Stephen Tucker crew 1987
Barron P. Richter hockey, golf 1989
Mitchell G. Henderson baseball, basketball, football 1994
Beth Zeman Stohlman swimming, track 1994
Colin W. Stetson coach, wrestling, football, tennis 1955
Dean John R. Mars football, basketball, baseball 0
Dr. George T. Wilkins, Jr. basketball, football, baseball 1950
William Richardson track 1922
Samuel Coles Butler basketball, football, wrestling 1947
J. Gregory Poole Jr. football, baseball, basketball, crew 1953
Huntley “Bud” Hornbeck all-around athlete 1971
Karen S. Carswell basketball, softball 1974
Karen S. Carswell basketball, softball 1974
Trevor Richards track 1986
Gregory P. Farrall all-around athlete 1988
Aris A. Brimanis hockey, soccer 1990
Stanton M. Brunner fencing, soccer 1991
Donald “Jock” Sutherland coach, administrator, baseball, boxing, football & athletic director 0
Lamar Hunt W professional football 1942
Chester A. Marshall coach & athletic administrator 0
Roger Penske W auto racing 1950
Richard C. Schneider author of sports injuries books, co-inventor of pneumatic football helmet 1931
Ervin R. Nelson coach 0
Richard W. Bird wrestling 1965
James S. Gault football 1970
Lizette L. Hedberg swimming & track 1978
Scott “Skeeter” R. Moore hockey, track 1982
Luis A. Quintana soccer 1980
Frank E. McKinney W 1951
David W. Dale baseball 1967
Douglas H. Fischesser golf 1970
James R. Spencer baseball, hockey 1991
Dennis J. Svihlik baseball, hockey 1996
Andrew M. Lausier wrestling 1996
Laura Korus Brown golf 1997
John W. Henderson Jr. 1943
Richard Carman Rockaway track-world record holder 1926
Sidney Salomon Jr. founding owner of St. Louis Blues hockey franchise 1929
John W. “Jack” Dobson football, SI 50th Anniversary team 1931
Donald R. Foster football 1946
Robert C. Vaughn T climbing, US Skeleton Team 1974
Kirk A. Daubenspeck hockey 1992
Tiffany S. Kyser basketball, track 1999
John-Michael T. Liles hockey 1999
Jeb B. Terry Jr. T football 1999
Molly M. Engstrom hockey, track 2001
Walter G. “Bud” Roberts crew, coaching 1932
Arts Offered
Music, Theatre, Dance, Visual Arts, Painting, Sculpture

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