Silsbee High School

  • Silsbee High School serves 806 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Silsbee High School's student population of 806 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students806 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Silsbee High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Silsbee High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4853 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
52%
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Black
19%
13%
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White
71%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Silsbee High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.460.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSilsbee Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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