Abilene ISD

Abilene ISD

Achieving Excellence


New Student Registration

Please provide the following items when registering a child in the Abilene ISD.

Child’s birth certificate and social security card
Current shot record
Proof of address (utility bill or rent receipt showing name and address)
Any records from previous school

Summer registration is normally held at the campuses the week before school starts. During the school year, students may be registered at any time during the school day. For more assistance please email or phone the Student Services Office: 325.677.1444, x8764.

To obtain information about the transfer of high school credits please contact Cindy Hothan at Abilene High School, 677.1731 or Lindsay Perry at Cooper High School, 691.1000. For more information about high school classes please review the current College And Career Planning Guide.

Schools in AISD
Students in the Abilene district attend neighborhood schools. 

School Bus Routes
You may view eligble bus routes for an address at the Bus Route Locator.
AISD offers the following services:

Advanced Placement Courses
Pre-AP classes begin in the 6th grade. Pre-AP and AP classes which permit high school students to earn college credits are offered in both high schools . For more information click

Abilene ISD offers a full athletic program. Team sports begin at the middle school level and progress to junior varsity and varsity programs at the high schools. Tryouts are held in the spring and summer training for fall sports starts in early August. AISD is a member of the Texas UIL 5A conference. Check out the high schools' athletic web sites:
Abilene HS, Cooper HS.

Extra-Curricular Activities
Students may participate in a wide variety of academic, athletic, artistic or social activities. The district believes student participation in extracurricular activities extends and enriches their educational experience while developing valuable personal skills.
The University Interscholastic League
 is the governing agency for competitive extracurricular activities.  

Fine Arts
Abilene ISD has an outstanding, multi-faceted fine arts program. From stimulating elementary music classes to sixth-grade beginning instrumental classes to choir, band, orchestra, theatre arts, art, speech, and dance at the high school level, the school district supports the philosophy that the arts are an integral part of education.

Gifted & Talented Programs
The district's serves gifted and talented students in kindergarten through grade five with on campus services. Students in grades threeparticipate in a weekly pulloout program. At the middle school and high school levels students are served through enriched Pre AP and AP classes. Campus
counselors can provide information about the identification and placement process.

Health Services
Every AISD campus is served by a nurse. The district has a strong working relationship with Dyess medical personnel. Medications can be given during school hours. A consent form is required and all medications must be supplied in the original container .

Special Education
The district offers comprehensive services to children with identified physical, emotional or educational conditions. Please
email or phone the Special Education Department at 325.677.1444, x7855 or Fax at 325.794.1334 for assistance.

Homeless Liaison
The Abilene Independent School District recognizes the requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act and will register homeless children without regard to the stated requirements.  Information and assistance is available by emailing the district
Homeless Liaison or calling 677.1444, x5906.