Abilene Academy

Join us for Abilene Academy 2023!

Applications for Abilene Academy Class of 2023 will be accepted November 1 through 30, 2022. Accepted applicants will be notified by December 16th, 2022.

What is Abilene Academy?

Abilene Academy is a free, 11-week course that gives participants an inside look at the operations and services provided by the City of Abilene. Each week, class members will get to dive into a different City department and get a behind-the-scenes look into operations and services.

When will Abilene Academy meet?

Abilene Academy 2023 will begin Monday, February 6, 2023, and meet weekly through Monday, April 24, 2023 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner is provided. Class will not meet the Monday of spring break (March 13, 2023).

City of Abilene Cityscape at Sunset

Abilene Academy 2021


Gain Insight

  • Challenges to City Government
  • Day-to-day Operations
  • Investing Taxpayer Dollars
  • State Mandates

Go Behind the Scenes

  • Abilene Zoo
  • Adventure Cove
  • Airport
  • Fire Department
  • Police Department
  • Street Maintenance
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • and more...