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Silliman Institute

Silliman Institute is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Silliman Institute says

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.



Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 443
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 46
Kindergarten 24
1 24
2 31
3 21
4 26
5 29
6 38
7 33
8 31
9 46
10 31
11 24
12 39

Silliman Institute's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Silliman Institute's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 42% Male / 58% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 88%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

State or regional independent school association

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