Abilene High School

Abilene High School serves 1,937 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Abilene High School operates within the Abilene Independent School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1937 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,937 students
Abilene High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 143 teachers
Abilene High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Abilene High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Abilene High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Abilene High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
40%
50%
Abilene High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
13%
13%
Abilene High School Black (1988-2012)
White
42%
31%
Abilene High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Abilene High School Sch Ethnicity Abilene High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.64
Abilene High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
44%
Abilene High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Abilene High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,550 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Abilene Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 19,550 799
Abilene Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 70% 80%
Abilene Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $149 MM $9 MM
District Spending $150 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,007 $11,947
District Spending / Student $9,104 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jefferson Opportunity Center (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Opportunity Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fannin Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Abilene Sp Ed O J T Elementary School
    Alternative School
    2970 South 6th St
    Abilene , TX , 79605
    (325)677-8623
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Abilene Fannin Elementary School
    2726 North 18th St
    Abilene , TX , 79603
    (325)671-4820
    1  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Abilene Adult Learning Center
    Alternative School
    1929 South 11th
    Abilene , TX , 79602
    (325)671-4419
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Abilene Martinez Elementary School
    241 Pine St
    Abilene , TX , 79601
    (325)677-1444
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Abilene College Heights Elementary School
    1450 North 17th St
    Abilene , TX , 79601
    (325)671-4795
    1.4  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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