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Abilene Public School District
241 Pine St.
Abilene, TX 79601 325-677-1444

There are 15 elementary schools, four middle schools and five high schools in the Abilene Public School District. The district has an enrollment of more 17,000. Many schools in the distinguished district have received awards and recognition for their performance, such as the Gold Performance Award in reading, writing and science, and distinction as a Texas Business and Education Coalition Honor Roll School.

Jim Ned Consolidated 
Independent School District
830 Garza St.
Tuscola, TX 79562 325-554-7500

Jim Ned Consolidated Independent School District has an enrollment of just more than 1,000 students. The district has two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. Lawn Elementary School made the Texas Business and Education Coalition’s Honor Roll in 2011. In all four schools in the district, 100 percent of teachers are classified as highly qualified according to the standards established by No Child Left Behind.

Merkel Independent School District
300 Ash St.
Merkel TX 79536 325-928-5813

Merkel Independent School District has one elementary school, one intermediate school, one junior high school and one high school. Enrollment is approximately 1,180. The small-school feel of the schools in this district allows for a personalized teacher experience and friendly learning environment. The middle school’s annual Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills scores have ranked the school as a Recognized and Exceptional campus.

Trent Independent School District
12821 E. Interstate 20
Trent, TX 79561 325-862-6125

One school teaches pre-kindergarten through 12th grades, with an enrollment of about 170 students.

Wylie Independent School District
6249 Buffalo Gap Road
Abilene, TX 79606 325-692-4354


Wylie Independent School District serves approximately 3,200 students. The district has an early education center, elementary school, intermediate school, junior high school and high school. The district has been ranked as both an Exemplary and Superior school by the Texas Education Agency’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. The district also received a Texas Honors Circle designation, earning the highest rating of five stars for demonstrating both academic and financial effectiveness.

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