Abilene Academy

Want to be a part of the Class of 2024?

Applications are now open; apply online today!

What is Abilene Academy?

Abilene Academy is a free, multi-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 2024 will begin Monday, February 12, 2024, and meet weekly through Monday, May 6, 2024 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner is provided. Class will not meet the Monday of Spring Break (March 11, 2024).

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For questions or more information, contact communications@abilenetx.gov.

Abilene Academy 2024


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...