Abilene Academy

Want to be a part of the Class of 2024?

Stay tuned for more information on joining Abilene Academy! Applications will open in November 2023 for the 2024 class.

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.

City of Abilene Cityscape at Sunset

Abilene Academy 2021


  • To be announced!

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...