Abilene High School in Abilene, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,874
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    202 3.6
  • Ranking

Abilene High School is a public coed school in Abilene, Texas. It has 1,874 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 202 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2800 North 6th St
Abilene, TX 79603
(325) 677-1731

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 202 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Academics: Mostly the students would choose what course they need and then request for a specific teacher or chance their luck and hope they get it will a good teacher or at least have some of their friends in that class.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: This school is very diverse within its students. Students are very accepting of whatever sexual orientation another student chooses. Racial problems isn't a big issue either, here at this school every student is looked at for what they are, a student.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: The school is just now getting a lot of new extracurricular activities so they are not the most organized at the most however if given some time then the clubs would do and be great. With all the new extracurricular activities added the school has been very supporting and the number of students that were not in extracurricular activities verses now have increased.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: My best experience at this school was marching band. To meet all these new people at once that were so friendly to one another like a family was a great feeling to have especially as a freshmen. Coming into highschool on the first day of school and already knowing almost 300 people makes meeting more people seem so easy than coming to high-school on the first day and only knowing a few. My favorite part of being part of the marching band was the football games. Waking up early on a Friday just to get to school early for a prep rally to pump up our school spirit. Then around 7 o'clock when the sunsets, the game begins and our school goes wild with spirit for our boys on the field.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers that I have had over the years in high school listen to the students ideas and incorporate it into the next lesson. Even if it wasn't the exact topic we were discussing in the classroom, they would still try to pull in the similarities between the two so that the students could understand better. If there was ever a time needed were a student just needed to talk, whether it be personally or academically the teachers had their doors open.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Johnston Elementary School Public, Coed
Cornerstone Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Martinez Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Ortiz Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Long Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Mann Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Lee Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Bonham Elementary School Public, Coed
Jefferson Opportunity Center Public, Alternative, Coed
Sam Houston Public, Alternative, Coed
Taylor County Learning Center Public, Alternative, All-Boys
3.33 Bowie Elementary School Public, Coed
Premier High School of Abilene Public, Charter, Alternative, Coed
Woodson Center for Excellence Public, Alternative, Coed
3.33 Austin Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Academy for Technology, Engineering, Math & Science (ATEMS) Public, Coed
3.00 Reagan Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Jackson Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Madison Middle School Public, Coed
St. John's Episcopal School Private, Religious, Coed
3.33 Thomas Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Taylor Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Craig Middle School Public, Coed
3.33 Clack Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Cooper High School Public, Coed
3.33 Ward Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Bassetti Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Dyess Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Early Childhood Center Public, Coed
3.33 Wylie High School Public, Coed
3.33 Wylie Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Wylie Intermediate School Public, Coed
3.66 Wylie Junior High School Public, Coed
A Habitat for Learning Private, Alternative, Coed
Wylie Middle School Public, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Cooper High School 4 mi. 1,786
3.33 Wylie High School 6 mi. 988
3.00 Lake View High School 77 mi. 1,179
3.66 Central High School 80 mi. 2,042
3.00 TLC Academy 83 mi. 1,005

Around Abilene High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Abilene High School United States Texas Central High School Cooper High School Lake View High School TLC Academy Wylie High School
Hispanic 43.0% 25.0% 51.5% 51.0% 33.0% 67.0% 48.0% 10.0%
White 38.0% 51.0% 29.8% 40.0% 46.0% 26.0% 44.0% 79.0%
African American 13.0% 15.0% 12.4% 5.0% 10.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 1.9% 1.0% 3.0% 0% 2.0% 3.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 3.7% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.8%
Grade 10 25.6%
Grade 11 23.1%
Grade 12 21.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 8% Not sure.
  • 21% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 29% Teachers
  • 21% Community
  • 15% School spirit
  • 15% Size
  • 13% Course variety
  • 6% Fun activities for seniors

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 71% Strictness of ID wearing
  • 29% Strictness of dress code

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 71% School pride
  • 14% There are too many kids that dont care about it.
  • 14% Very diverse

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 43% "It's a great day to be an Eagle" ~ Terry Bull
  • 35% It's all about football, best time of the year.
  • 22% Spirited

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 73% Take preap and AP courses, those students care.
  • 27% You DO need to read the textbooks

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 70% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.