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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Abilene High School is an above average, public school located in Abilene, TX. It has 2,015 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 80% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.
Address
2800 N 6th St
Abilene, TX 79603
Telephone
(325) 677-1731
Website

Abilene High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
80%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1110
131 responses
Average ACT
24
76 responses
AP Enrollment
22%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$44,108
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$816
National
$949
Median Home Value
$101,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.16 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 46 responses
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  • Blackout pep rally/football game
    43%
  • Best Pep Rally every year! So Fun!
    15%
  • Concerts
    15%
  • Football Games
    13%
  • Theatre Performances
    13%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,015
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.26 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.26 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,912
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.2%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.31 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.31 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$8,984/ year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.36 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.36 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.36 responses
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Abilene is a great high school; from school spirit to the clubs and activities, to finding help with school work and being confident in that there is staff willing to help you succeed, and to memories that will last you a lifetime! I participate in lots of extracurricular activities because it is so fun being with great people-- I ran in their cross country team, track team and now powerlifting; the coaches for these sports don't just strive to see great athletes but to encourage their athletes to become better people. I also am in many fine arts, such as AP Art Drawing, AP Photo and Advanced Orchestra. What I wished to see change perhaps is more students to get involved and become more aware of the benefits in AP courses and have the college counselors reach out more to the masses who are unaware about the opportunities of further education after high school and how they can ensure that with their grades and such for scholarships and merit awards.
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Going to Abilene High is a big deal especially if you have lived in Abilene your whole life. Forbid that you go across town to Cooper. Going to school at Abilene High made me the person I am today. Bleeding Black and Gold, but never Blue and Red. Abilene High is known for West Texas Football, the Friday Night Lights, the huge pep rallies, but the infamous blackout pep rally. Abilene high is a huge family, but honestly our admin is not so strong. I have had 2 principals in the past 4 years, and now graduating there is going to be a new principals. All my junior friends will now be on their 3rd principal! That's a little insane, and a really big change. But like I said, Abilene High is a family.
I am proud to call myself an Abilene High Eagle. My pride in my school runs deep.
I’ve always struggled in school. My freshman year, I was undecided if I would ever be fit to go to a 4 year university. Thanks to teachers who have believed, and invested in me, I’ve maintained good grades throughout high school and developed great skills to continue my education.
Abilene High has a variety of opportunities, ranging from arts, AP/college courses, music, and athletics. Thanks to extra curricular activities, I have devolved life long skills.
There's not much that I would change about Abilene High, but if I had to complain about anything at Abilene High, it would be the food. We have 3 lines at school, which means we only have 3 options. I'm not considered to be picky, but, the food looks unhealthy and I wish we had better access to knowing the calories.
Abilene High has been great experience for me and I hope that other kids can have the same opportunities I had in high school.