64 Hwy Uu
Silex, MO 63377
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Silex High School serves 214 students in grades 7-12.
Silex High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Silex High School's student population of 214 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Silex High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Silex High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#671 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
96%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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