It is with great pride that we encourage those of you looking for employment to consider the Abernathy Independent School District. We understand that you have a choice where you send your application and we sincerely believe you will be happy with AISD.
We appreciate your interest in positions with our district. A complete application file will ensure that your application is given prompt consideration for employment.
We look forward to receiving your completed application and making it available for review by district administrators.
Abernathy ISD was given an A Rating by TEA. Districts or schools earn an A (90–100) for exemplary performance when they serve most students well, encouraging high academic achievement and/or appropriate academic growth for almost all students. Most students will be prepared for eventual success in college, a career, or the military.
Abernathy ISD alumni, Miguel Lopez, created this video to showcase our community and Friday night energy. It features many reasons why being an Abernathy Antelope is a great experience.
Abernathy ISD now has some of the best and most modern facilities on the South Plains. Abernathy Elementary completed a $12 million renovation and expansion project in 2013. The High School built new classrooms, a gym, a field house, a vocational agricultural facility, and a renovation which was completed in 2011 for $14 million. Abernathy Middle School underwent a $3.5 million renovation in 2005
We Are A 1:1 District
The school district has approximately 300 Windows computers and 1000+ Chromebooks. As of the 2020-21 school year every AISD student has a Chromebook device, and we have enough equipment to support quality virtual learning at home as needed. The district is connected to the Internet by way of a 500 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.
Abernathy ISD has approximately 815 students enrolled.
Their student enrollment by race/ethnicity is as follow:
African American 1.6%
American Indian .2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.6%
Other Facts and Figures:
Economically Disadvantaged 49.6%
Career and Tech 29.5%
Special Education 7.3%
Bilingual ESL 1.5%
Abernathy High School Abernathy High School is a 3A High School located 18 miles north of Lubbock on I-27. We are a small school in a town of approximately 2800 people.
The Antelope Band is a 3A program and has maintained consistent Sweepstakes Awards, appearances at the state level of the Texas Outstanding Performance Series, and over 1,000 student appearances at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest. Our students actively participate in our region bands with yearly appearances at the area level. Students in the Abernathy Band are encouraged to be involved in all aspects of student life within the school district. Over 75 percent of our band students are involved in athletics with a portion of that number also involved in ag. The goal of the Antelope Band is to develop young men and women who have diverse interests, the ability to work with others, and have a love of music along the way.
The Abernathy Agricultural Science department offers 13 different classes, with a total of 138 students enrolled with several students taking multiple courses. Classes offered include: Food Technology and Safety, Livestock Production, Principles of agriculture food and Natural resources, Veterinary Medicine Application, Floral Design, Advanced Floral Design, Advanced Animal Science, Problems and Solutions 1&2, Ag mechanics, Ag Power systems, Welding, Intro to welding, Ag Fabrication.
Students have the opportunity to test for 5 different career preparation certifications through these courses. The certifications include the following: Feedlot Tech certification, Knowledge based Texas State Florists’ Association (TSFA) certification, Level 1 Floral Design TSFA certification, Level 2 Floral Design TSFA Certification, and Welding Certification.
Abernathy FFA is an award winning FFA chapter. Our program received the Golden Horizon award this past summer which recognized our chapter as the top rated 2-3 teacher department in the state of Texas. The Abernathy FFA Chapter is known as an extremely diverse program offering several different options for students to get involved in and focuses on succeeding in all areas of the 3 circle model. The Abernathy FFA chapter is an affiliated program with 138 members listed on the FFA chapter roster.
The Abernathy Antelopes Athletic Program features sports including football, basketball, baseball, cross country, softball, golf, tennis, track, volleyball, and powerlifting. It is staffed by 15 coaches under the leadership of athletic director, Justin Wiley. Our football program has made the playoff every year since 2010, and advanced to state-semifinals in 2016. We have had several state qualifiers in track and cross country during our recent history, with five students named to All-State this 2020-2021 school year. The diverse athletic program at AISD often sees success, but most importantly, it teaches our students discipline and even opens athletic opportunities for some students beyond high school.
Please be aware that you are responsible for the cost of fingerprinting.
Substitute teachers must have a minimum of a high school diploma and must pass a background check
Abernathy ISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. During the selection and employment process, individuals shall be selected and employed without regard to race, creed, color, gender, age, religious affiliation, marital status, national origin, or physical disability - except where gender or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification. Discrimination against any person shall be prohibited in recruitment, examination of application, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, and any other aspect of personnel administration.