Silliman Institute

  • 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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students456 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSilliman Institute Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
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