Silliman Institute

Tel: (225)683-5383
Grades: PK-12 | 456 students
Silliman Institute, located in the pastoral community of Clinton, Louisiana, has a rich heritage in education dating back to 1852 when Silliman Female Collegiate Institute was founded.
The original institute offered secondary and collegiate curricula.
It was renowned for its successful graduates, many of whom became educators in Clinton and surrounding communities.
This dedication to excellence in education is continuing today.
The school offers classes from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
Silliman Institute strives for a balanced program incorporating both academics and athletics.
In addition to preparing students for college, Silliman Institute helps students prepare for life.
Most of the students graduating from Silliman Institute continue their education in institutions of higher learning.
Many have returned to their communities to become productive citizens and civic leaders.
Silliman Institute can boast a proud heritage of providing students the opportunity to gain a quality education that was begun more than 150 years ago.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 456 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Silliman Institute Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Centreville Academy (14 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centreville Academy (14 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Centreville Academy (14 miles away)
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  • Centreville
    Grades: PK-12 | 395 students
    14 miles
    Po Box 70
    Centreville, MS 39631
  • Zachary
    Grades: PK-11 | 132 students
    15.2 miles
    20810 Plank Rd
    Zachary, LA 70791
  • Zachary
    Grades: PK-7 | 205 students
    16.2 miles
    11050 Greenwell Springs Port Hudson Rd
    Zachary, LA 70791
  • Zachary
    Grades: 5-12 | 26 students
    17.1 miles
    4325 Church St
    Zachary, LA 70791
  • Zachary
    First Baptist Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 131 students
    17.3 miles
    4200 Main St
    Zachary, LA 70791

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The average private school tuition in Louisiana is $5,061 for elementary schools and $6,413 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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