Abilene Independent School District, Wylie Independent School District and Abilene's five private schools provide exceptional education to the community. Outlook magazine ranked Abilene schools 17th in the nation and first in Texas.
Abilene also is home to three private, four-year universities, Abilene Christian University, Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry University. Numerous alumni of Abilene universities have gone on to become successful leaders including olympic medalists, best-selling authors, a Pulitzer Prize winner, professional athletes, film producers and actors.
Abilene Independent School District
Wylie Independent School District
Abilene Christian Schools
St. John's Episcopal School
Abilene Christian University