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|Culver Military Academy / Culver Girls Academy|
1300 Academy Road No. 157
|Established||1894, 127 years ago|
|Head of Schools||Douglas W. Bird|
|Teaching staff||99.0 (on a FTE basis)|
|Student to teacher ratio||8.2|
|Campus||1,850 acres (7.5 km2) |
|Athletics||19 Interscholastic Sports|
Culver Academies is a college preparatory boarding school located in Culver, Indiana, which is composed of three entities: Culver Military Academy (CMA) for boys, Culver Girls Academy (CGA), and the Culver Summer Schools and Camps (CSSC). Culver Military Academy was founded in 1894 by Henry Harrison Culver.
The Eugene C. Eppley Foundation donated the funds for three classroom buildings that comprise the Gignilliat Memorial Quadrangle. Eppley Auditorium, built 62 years ago in 1959, seats 1,492 people. The new Steinbrenner Performing Arts Center consists of a scene shop, dance studio, and private dance studio.
Culver Academies was expanded with the addition of the 47,000 sq. ft. Huffington Library on October 1, 1993. The building provides a southern terminus to the academic quadrangle while affording library patrons a view of Lake Maxinkuckee. It houses a collection of approximately 55,000 volumes and, with it, the latest in information technology.
Henderson Arena is home to Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy hockey teams.
On October 5, 2012, Culver dedicated the White-Devries Rowing Center for the men's and women's crew teams.
Notable alumni and faculty
- Skyland Camp-Bowman Lake Ranger Station in Glacier National Park, built by the Culver Military Academy
- Delmar T. Spivey, superintendent, 1956–1967
- List of high schools in Indiana
- "Hotelman Eppley gives $1,400,000 to Culver". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. October 8, 1956. p. 23.
- Taylor, R.M., Stevens, E.W. and Ponder, M.A. (1992) Indiana: A New Historical Guide. Indiana State Historical Society. p 563.
- 1959 postcard. Retrieved 6/11/08.
- 1960s postcard. Retrieved 6/11/08.
- Dalstrom, H.A. "Eugene C. Eppley: His Life and Legacy." The Journal of American History 57:2 (1970): 468.