Silver Creek High School

  • Silver Creek High School serves 890 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the IN average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Silver Creek High School operates within the West Clark Community s School District.
  • West Clark Community s School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 890 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 890 students
Silver Creek High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Silver Creek High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Silver Creek High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Silver Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
Silver Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Silver Creek High School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
4%
11%
Silver Creek High School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
n/a
12%
Silver Creek High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
92%
70%
Silver Creek High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Silver Creek High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Silver Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Silver Creek High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.27
Silver Creek High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
41%
Silver Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
8%
Silver Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Clark Community s School District's student population of 4,724 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,625 in this district is less than the state average of $11,417. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,623 is less than the state average of $10,528. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name West Clark Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,724 1,465
West Clark Community s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 81%
West Clark Community s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $51 MM $17 MM
West Clark Community s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $41 MM $15 MM
West Clark Community s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,625 $11,417
West Clark Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,623 $10,528
West Clark Community s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SellersburgSilver Creek Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 826 students
    0.2 miles
    503 N Indiana Ave
    SellersburgIN 47172
    (812)246-3312
    0.22-5826
  • SellersburgSilver Creek Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 709 students
    0.2 miles
    495 N Indiana Ave
    SellersburgIN 47172
    (812)246-4421
    0.26-8709
  • SellersburgSilver Creek Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 433 students
    0.7 miles
    8604 Commerce Park Dr
    SellersburgIN 47172
    (812)248-7250
    0.7PK-1433
  • SellersburgRock Creek Community Academy
    Grades: KG-12 | 504 students
    2.1 miles
    11525 Highway 31
    SellersburgIN 47172
    (812)246-9271
    2.1KG-12504
  • CharlestownCharlestown Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 726 students
    4.5 miles
    1 Pirate Pl
    CharlestownIN 47111
    (812)256-3328
    4.59-12726

School Reviews

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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.