Silliman Institute

     Tel: (225)683-5383
Grades: PK - 12 | 410 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 Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 410 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Silliman Institute Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Zachary Christian Academy (12.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Galilee Baptist Academy (10.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Galilee Baptist Academy (10.8 miles away)
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    10.8 mi | 126 students | Gr. PK-7                      
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    Denham SpringsLA70706
    (225)665-2060
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  • ZacharyZachary Christian Academy
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    20810 Plank Rd
    ZacharyLA70791
    (225)654-9196
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    12.6 mi | 123 students | Gr. PK-11                      
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    (225)261-3341
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    (225)261-1390
    14.3 mi | 213 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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