Abernathy Independent School District encompasses 179 square miles in Hale and Lubbock Counties. The district has an enrollment of a little over 780 students. AISD offers a full-day Pre-K program, full-day Kindergarten, a school-wide Title I program vocational programs, dual credit courses, band, athletics, special education, and gifted/talented classes. Abernathy ISD students have the opportunity to graduate with 36 hours of college credit.
The mission of the Abernathy ISD is to provide a challenging environment for students to become prepared, confident, and well-rounded men and women of integrity.
AISD has been recognized by TEA for its attendance rate, the number of graduates on the Recommended Program, college preparedness in English-Language Arts and Math. In prior years all 3 campuses have been recognized for their test scores in writing, reading, math and science. Abernathy High School has been identified as one of the top schools in the state in English-Language Arts by Texas Monthly.
The school district has approximately 350 Windows computers and 800+ Chromebooks. Plans are in place for the 2020-21 school year to have enough Chromebooks to issue one to every AISD student. This 1-lo-1 project will be implemented differently by grade level, but will provide enough equipment to support quality virtual learning at home as needed. The district is connected to the Internet by way of a 300 Mbps fiber connection through ESC Region 17. Each campus has multiple computer labs and mobile labs. Computer assisted instruction is available for designated core academic subjects. All campuses have Wi-Fi coverage.
The district and campuses continue to meet the standards of the new more rigorous accountability system with distinctions.