Silsbee Independent School District is located in East Texas approximately 100 miles east of Houston and 15 miles north of Beaumont. The district enrollment is approximately 2,900 students and covers a 265 square mile area. The district property balance is a mix of business, industry, family dwellings, and farmland.
The school district is comprised of five campuses, an administration building, transportation facility, and a maintenance center. The present school facilities are the result of the community's movers and shakers who had an interest and actively supported the school...these are both past and present school board members, school employees, parents and community members.
City of Silsbee
Silsbee, Texas is the gateway to the Piney Woods located in the heart of Hardin County in Southeast Texas, nestled in the Big Thicket National Preserve. Silsbee is 15 miles north of Beaumont and within driving distance to metropolitan Houston.
Silsbee offers 39 places of worship, as many as 30 civic organizations, a 9-hole golf course at Silsbee Country Club, five city parks, Silsbee Little Theater – home to the oldest dinner theater in Texas, and plenty of youth sports that includes Little League baseball/softball, youth basketball, and youth football.
Historic Downtown Silsbee offers specialty shopping and is home to the Pines Theater, one of the oldest cinema theaters in Southeast Texas. The Ice House Museum is also a staple of Silsbee, located near downtown, and features work of regional artists and hosts cultural events. Canoeing on Village Creek is a comforting get-away, offering scenic routes through The Big Thicket National Preserve.