Abilene ISD

Abilene ISD

Achieving Excellence


Advanced classes

48 Pre-AP and AP courses available starting in the 6th grade.



  • Academy of Technology, Engineering, and Science (ATEMS), a four-year new tech high school located at Texas State Technical College.

  • Holland Medical High School, a health science campus featuring nursing, pharmacy, and other medical courses located at Hardin-Simmons University.

  • McMurry Magnet School, a 5th grade program with emphasized instruction in math and science located at McMurry University.

  • Abilene Education Foundation, a local non-profit organization that has awarded more than $250,000 in innovative teaching grants and thousands of dollars in student scholarships.


The highest academic performance among urban school districts in West Texas and the only public school district in the Big Country for the past five years to have National Merit finalists. One hundred percent of campuses are rated Acceptable or better.


Dynamic programs

  • Fine arts opportunities in art, band, choir, orchestra and theater.

  • Athletic programs for boys and girls in 13 different sports.

  • Career and technology courses of study in 16 different career clusters.

  • Early College opportunities for dual credit at four local universities.

  • Two award-winning Air Force JROTC units.

  • One of only 15 school districts in Texas to boast a state-of-the-art Planetarium


Return Form to Director of Student Services
241 Pine Street, Abilene, TX 79601 325-677-1444


You may scan and email form to: kimberly.vernon@abileneisd.org;
or print and fax to 325.794.1321

ROTC Color Guard
ROTC presents Colors at
AHS vs CHS game 

ahs chs football
AHS vs CHS Football


AP students receive awards
AP Students Receive Checks for Passing Tests
McMurry Magnet Students
McMurry Magnet students experiment
Holland medical image
Medical Magnet on the HSU campus

ATEMS Magnet billboard
New Tech School at TSTC

Orchestra Concert
Orchestra students perform

AHS vs CHS girls soccer
AHS vs CHS Soccer

AEF Young Artists group photo  AEF Young Artist Participants 
  gymnast Gymnastics