Abilene High School in Abilene, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,874
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    190 3.6
  • Ranking

Abilene High School is a public 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 190 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 190 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: The people are friendly and some of the people that I've met will stay with me for the rest of my life.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Some of them put very little effort into their teaching however, there are a few that change the way I think and makes going trough the bad teachers worth getting to the good ones.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: During the hour long lunch, there are many different clubs and tutorials for students to take part in. There aren't many after school activities, most of them are during the lunch.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The parents of the students are very open minded when given new opinions
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers are fun and engaging as well as able to keep the classes interested in learning more.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.00 Reagan Elementary School Public
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St. John's Episcopal School Private, Religious
3.33 Thomas Elementary School Public
3.33 Taylor Elementary School Public
3.33 Craig Middle School Public
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3.33 Bassetti Elementary School Public
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3.33 Wylie Elementary School Public
3.66 Wylie Intermediate School Public
3.66 Wylie Junior High School Public
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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 Central High School Cooper High School Lake View High School TLC Academy Wylie High School
Hispanic 43.0% 25.0% 51.0% 33.0% 67.0% 48.0% 10.0%
White 38.0% 51.0% 40.0% 46.0% 26.0% 44.0% 79.0%
African American 13.0% 15.0% 5.0% 10.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 1.0% 3.0% 0% 2.0% 3.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 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 21 responses

  • 67% Yes
  • 10% Not sure.
  • 24% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 32% Teachers
  • 22% Community
  • 18% Size
  • 15% Course variety
  • 12% School spirit

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 18 responses

  • 67% School pride
  • 17% There are too many kids that dont care about it.
  • 17% Very diverse

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 40% It's all about football, best time of the year.
  • 40% "It's a great day to be an Eagle" ~ Terry Bull
  • 20% 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 17 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 65% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 24% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.