Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Abilene ISD: B

Total students

2,136

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Abilene ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.6 %

Abilene ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 90%

Abilene High School is a high school in Abilene, TX, in the Abilene ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 2,136 students. 66.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 6.1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 94.6% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 1.1% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Abilene High School was 1044 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 17.7.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $55,277, which is $1,814 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.4 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.abileneisd.org

Address

2800 N 6th St
Abilene, TX 79603-7190

Office phone number

(325) 677-1731

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Abilene High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 14. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 25.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 14.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,136

African American

326 (15.3%)

Abilene ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (0.2%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

26 (1.2%)

Abilene ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

1,060 (49.6%)

Abilene ISD: 44.6%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

657 (30.8%)

Abilene ISD: 35.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

62 (2.9%)

Abilene ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

15.3%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

1.2%

Hispanic

49.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

30.8%

Two or more races

2.9%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

66.6 %

Abilene ISD: 51.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

64.1 %

Abilene ISD: 68%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

6.3 %

Abilene ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

66.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

64.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

6.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

6.1 %

Abilene ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

62 %

Abilene ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

7.4 %

Abilene ISD: 7.4%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11.1 %

Abilene ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

6.1%

Career and technical

62.0%

Gifted and talented

7.4%

Special education

11.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

B

Abilene ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Abilene ISD: B

School progress

B

Abilene ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Abilene ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

94.6 %

Abilene ISD: 95.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

94.3 %

Abilene ISD: 95%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

Masked

Abilene ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

94.3 %

Abilene ISD: 94%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

95.1 %

Abilene ISD: 96.3%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

90.9 %

Abilene ISD: 97.4%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

94.3%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

Masked

Hispanic

94.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

95.1%

Two or more races

90.9%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

1.1 %

Abilene ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

2.3 %

Abilene ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.7 %

Abilene ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

1.2 %

Abilene ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

23 %

Abilene ISD: 22.5%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

12.7 %

Abilene ISD: 13.8%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

50 %

Abilene ISD: 47.2%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

12.6 %

Abilene ISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.2%

White

38.4 %

Abilene ISD: 32.4%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

26.3 %

Abilene ISD: 20.6%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

45.1 %

Abilene ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 51%

African American

47.1 %

Abilene ISD: 47.4%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

100 %

Abilene ISD: 76%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

19.6 %

Abilene ISD: 27.9%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

53.4 %

Abilene ISD: 52.5%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

20 %

Abilene ISD: 28.6%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1044

Abilene ISD: 1047

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.7

Abilene ISD: 17.7

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

43.9 %

Abilene ISD: 39.7%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

30.8 %

Abilene ISD: 30%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

28.5 %

Abilene ISD: 26%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

43.9%

Math

30.8%

Reading + Math

28.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

137.5

African American

3 (2.2%)

Abilene ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

17.9 (13%)

Abilene ISD: 14.1%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

114.6 (83.3%)

Abilene ISD: 81.3%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

1 (0.7%)

Abilene ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

5 (3.6%)

Abilene ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

92.2 (67.1%)

Abilene ISD: 74.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

39.3 (28.6%)

Abilene ISD: 24.4%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (0.7%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

15.5

Abilene ISD: 15.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Abilene ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$55,277

Abilene ISD: $53,317

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$47,000

Abilene ISD: $47,455

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$48,209

Abilene ISD: $48,379

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$50,843

Abilene ISD: $50,661

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$56,215

Abilene ISD: $54,422

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$63,064

Abilene ISD: $62,085

Statewide: $65,449

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