|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||EL PASO ISD|
|Location||121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905
Silva Health Magnet has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 12th in the best public high schools in Texas.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Silva Health Magnet student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0.5%||3|
36% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, SILVA HEALTH MAGNET students are largely middle income and rank 477th in Texas for high school student family income.
Students at Silva Health Magnet scored an average 94% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.1% of Texas high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||90% or more*||95% or more*|
|Boys||50% or more*||95% or more*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Black||suppressed*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||90% or more*||95% or more*|
|White||suppressed*||80% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Silva Health Magnet students in 2015 was 1028.
164 out of 276 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (59%). College admission testing participation is well above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 17% for participation.
Silva Health Magnet offers 13 AP courses. 59 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Silva Health Magnet had 133 taking AP exams with a 81 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the Texas state median of 42 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||61%||42%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||59%||17%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||16%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||53%|
|AP Courses Offered||13|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%||15%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%|
Silva Health Magnet
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX
EL PASO ISD
EL PASO, TX