Accountability rating

Met standard

Abilene ISD: B

Total students

2,137

Avg. teacher experience

14.1 years

Abilene ISD: 12.7 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

94.4 %

Abilene ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 89.7%

Abilene High School is a high school in Abilene, TX, in the Abilene ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 2,137 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 63.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,109, which is $2,225 less than the state average. The average SAT score at Abilene High School was 1044. The average ACT score was 17.5. In the Class of 2017, 94.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 1.1%.

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 2007 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

Ethnicity

Total students

2,137

African American

316 (14.8%)

Abilene ISD: 13%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.3%)

Abilene ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

30 (1.4%)

Abilene ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

1,008 (47.2%)

Abilene ISD: 44%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

1 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

714 (33.4%)

Abilene ISD: 36.5%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

62 (2.9%)

Abilene ISD: 4.2%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

14.8%

American Indian

0.3%

Asian

1.4%

Hispanic

47.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

33.4%

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

63.6 %

Abilene ISD: 45.6%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

69.3 %

Abilene ISD: 74.4%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

5.2 %

Abilene ISD: 5.3%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

63.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

69.3%

Limited Eng. proficiency

5.2%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

5 %

Abilene ISD: 5.5%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

69.8 %

Abilene ISD: 28.4%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

5.8 %

Abilene ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

11.8 %

Abilene ISD: 11.4%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

5.0%

Career and technical

69.8%

Gifted and talented

5.8%

Special education

11.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Abilene ISD: B

Student achievement

N/A

Abilene ISD: B

School progress

N/A

Abilene ISD: B

Closing the gaps

N/A

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 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

94.4 %

Abilene ISD: 94.4%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

96.4 %

Abilene ISD: 93.7%

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

80 %

Abilene ISD: 95.7%

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

93.4 %

Abilene ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

95.8 %

Abilene ISD: 96%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

85.7 %

Abilene ISD: 87.1%

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

96.4%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

80.0%

Hispanic

93.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

95.8%

Two or more races

85.7%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 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: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

1 %

Abilene ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Abilene ISD: 1%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

1.1 %

Abilene ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.2%

White

1.1 %

Abilene ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

1.5 %

Abilene ISD: 1.7%

Statewide: 1.3%

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 2015-2016 school year.

All students

28.4 %

Abilene ISD: 30%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

15.9 %

Abilene ISD: 15.1%

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

20 %

Abilene ISD: 15.4%

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

33.3 %

Abilene ISD: 36.2%

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

17.9 %

Abilene ISD: 23.3%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

44.3 %

Abilene ISD: 40.7%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

37 %

Abilene ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 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

46.6 %

Abilene ISD: 50.4%

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

33.3 %

Abilene ISD: 41.7%

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

Masked

Abilene ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

Masked

Abilene ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

42.7 %

Abilene ISD: 47.1%

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Abilene ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

50.6 %

Abilene ISD: 53.7%

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

50 %

Abilene ISD: 50%

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, 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: 1058

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.5

Abilene ISD: 17.5

Statewide: 20.3

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 the Class of 2017.

Reading

51.5 %

Abilene ISD: 46.8%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

34.2 %

Abilene ISD: 35.5%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

30.9 %

Abilene ISD: 30.7%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

51.5%

Math

34.2%

Reading + Math

30.9%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

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

Total teacher FTEs

138.1

African American

3.4 (2.5%)

Abilene ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

1 (0.7%)

Abilene ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

18.3 (13.3%)

Abilene ISD: 13.9%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Abilene ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

114.4 (82.8%)

Abilene ISD: 80.4%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

1 (0.7%)

Abilene ISD: 1.6%

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: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

94.5 (68.4%)

Abilene ISD: 75.6%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

37.1 (26.9%)

Abilene ISD: 23%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1.5 (1.1%)

Abilene ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

15.5

Abilene ISD: 15.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 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

14.1 years

Abilene ISD: 12.7 years

Statewide: 10.9 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

$51,109

Abilene ISD: $49,255

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$44,157

Abilene ISD: $42,209

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$45,164

Abilene ISD: $44,672

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$47,128

Abilene ISD: $46,195

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$51,077

Abilene ISD: $50,504

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$58,865

Abilene ISD: $57,092

Statewide: $61,428

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