Texas: Abilene Independent School District

The information presented below was developed through a survey of school districts conducted in the winter and spring of 2013. Although accuracy was a priority, the most current information will come from contacting the new school district directly. The Tools for Making a Smooth Transition section includes suggestions for contacting school districts and sample questions to ask.

District Contact Information

  • Address: 241 Pine Street, Abilene, TX 79601
  • Phone: 325-677-1444 ext 7855
  • Website

District Enrollment

  • Total Students: 16776
  • Total Students with Disabilities ages 3-5: 182
  • Total Students with Disabilities 6-21: 1706
  • Number of Students with ASD: 178
  • Number of Students with ID: 201
  • Number of Students with E/BD: 67

Types of Educational Services Provided:

  • ASD: ARD/IEP determines services to meet unique needs of student within the General or Special Education settings. (Least Restrictive Setting through Most Restrictive Setting).
  • ID: ARD/IEP determines services to meet unique needs of student within the General or Special Education settings. (Least Restrictive Setting through Most Restrictive Setting).
  • EBD: ARD/IEP determines services to meet unique needs of student within the General or Special Education settings. (Least Restrictive Setting through Most Restrictive Setting).

Types of Post-Secondary Transition Services Provided:

  • Transition programs leading to vocational/career, academic, and independent living are offered in a variety of settings through courses identified as appropriate for the unique individual need of each student. The Abilene ISD webpage provides transition information under the Curriculum and Instruction tab-Special Education.

Family Resources:

  • The Abilene ISD webpage provides resources listed under the Curriculum and Instructions tab - Special Education.

District Access to Board Certified Behavior Analyst:

  • None are employed by Abilene ISD.

Military Installations & School Districts

Below are links to military installations and the districts that serve them. Clicking on the installation link will take you to its Fast Facts page at Military Installations while clicking on the district link will take you to the district’s webpage.

Dyess AFB

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