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Silva Health Magnet


Overview

Student Enrollment
573
Best High School in Texas
#12
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District EL PASO ISD
Type Public
 Phone (915)533-9654
 Location 121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX 79905
Charter School No

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.

Demographics

Race

The Silva Health Magnet student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White7.3%42
Black1.9%11
Hispanic86%493
Asian Pacific4%23
Native American Indian0.2%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.5%3

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 40.1%

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.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman151
Sophomore146
Junior161
Senior115
Total573

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 29th in Texas

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.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*95% or more*
Boys50% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*50% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*95% or more*
Multiracial-suppressed*
Whitesuppressed*80% or more*
With Disabilites-suppressed*
Limited English-suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1028

The average SAT score for Silva Health Magnet students in 2015 was 1028.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 163rd in Texas

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 33% and in the top 15% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 144th in Texas

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 state median of 42 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.4%2
Texas Median11.7%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.5%9
Boys4.2%7
Girls1.2%2

Location

Silva Health Magnet
121 VAL VERDE ST
EL PASO, TX
79905
(915)533-9654

10 out of 10 1

District

EL PASO ISD
EL PASO, TX