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Why Choose Silsbee ISD

About Silsbee Independent School District

For more than a century, Silsbee Independent School District (SISD) has been at the forefront of shaping young minds. Our legacy is built on the belief that education should be inclusive, ensuring that each student finds their path to success within the supportive and dynamic environment of Silsbee ISD.

Our Mission:

Silsbee ISD, in active partnership with families and the community, strives to create an inclusive, safe, and empowering educational environment that ignites a lifelong passion for learning, cultivates leadership, integrity, respect, and equips students with the skills and mindset to thrive academically, personally, and as compassionate contributors to society.

Our Vision:

The stakeholders of Silsbee ISD will strive to create and maintain a premier educational environment that is creative and safe through establishing behavioral supports and the social culture needed for all students to succeed.

Our Story:

Our narrative is woven with the threads of dedication, collaboration, and a shared commitment to education. In the heart of SISD lies a family of educators and professionals, each contributing to the vibrant tapestry that shapes the lives of our students.


What we offer:

  • Additional stipend supplements for certain specialized positions, coaching positions, UIL and more
  • Longevity pay for teachers with 3 or more years of experience
  • $1,000 retention stipends for professionals
  • $1,500 supplement for Master’s Degree
  • $1,750 supplement for Doctorate
  • $5,000 - $10,000 stipend for secondary shortage areas of:
    • math
    • science
    • foreign language
  • Qualifying teachers can earn $15,000 or more annually under the Teacher Incentive Allotment
  • Employee Benefits include:
    • Group Health
      • SISD contributes monthly of $275 for medical and $15 for dental premiums
    • Basic Life
      • employer paid/$15,000 per employee
    • Catastrophic Sick Leave pool
    • Competitive Benefits such as Identity Theft Protection, HSA account, FSA, additional Life Insurance options, Cancer, Disabilities, etc
    • 10 paid leave days including bereavement leave for death in the immediate family
  • Teacher Student Loan Forgiveness for qualifying campuses
  • New Teacher Mentor Program
  • Quality campuses promoting safe and secure schools
  • A district focused on continuous improvements
  • Professional Development opportunities and PLC teams on each campus
  • Curriculum specialists and instructional support on each campus
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • Technology equipped classrooms
  • Interdistrict Transfers of employees children Pre-K - 12th grade
  • SISD Education Foundation ‘Supporting Teachers’ grant fund

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