Silex High School

64 Hwy Uu
Silex, MO 63377
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Silex High School serves 203 students in grades 7-12.
Silex High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Silex High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Silex High School's student population of 203 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
203 students
This chart display total students of Silex High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Silex High School
Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Silex High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Silex High School by grade.

School Rankings

Silex High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Silex High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#439 out of 2092 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Silex High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Silex High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Silex High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Silex High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Silex High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Silex High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
97%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Silex High School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Silex High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Silex High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Silex High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Silex High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Silex High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Silex High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Silex High School's ranking?
Silex High School is ranked #439 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Silex High School often compared to?
Silex High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Troy Buchanan High School, Winfield High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Silex High School?
The graduation rate of Silex High School is 90%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Silex High School?
203 students attend Silex High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Silex High School students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Silex High School?
Silex High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Silex High School offer ?
Silex High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Silex High School part of?
Silex High School is part of Silex R-I School District.

School Reviews

Review Silex High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links