Copperas Cove ISD serves the educational needs of more than 8,200 students in grades Pre-K-12 with a staff of more than 1,300 teachers, administrators, and support personnel. There is one Pre-K center, six elementary schools, two junior high schools and two high schools, one being an alternative school of choice.
Copperas Cove schools offer a well-balanced, objective-based curriculum to all students, regardless of special need or condition. The District is committed to providing safe, quality schools that ensure the highest level of student preparation necessary for success in a competitive, rapidly changing world. The program encompasses early childhood education, prekindergarten through twelfth grade, and continuing adult education.
Copperas Cove ISD is an integral part of the community. The school system enjoys a solid reputation as one of the finest in Central Texas. Year after year, achievement tests have shown that Cove students benefit from a high quality education. Cove students regularly exceed state and national averages in achievement testing. A high percentage of Cove graduates go on to college or other forms of post-secondary education.
The City of Copperas Cove is the largest in Coryell County. It adjoins the western boundary of Fort Hood and is located 68 miles north of the state capital in Austin, 63 miles southwest of Waco and 160 miles southwest of Dallas. The population of Copperas Cove is approximately 30,000. It has grown significantly since its establishment in 1879.
Due to our close proximity to Fort Hood, many residents are affiliated with the federal government. Military students make up approximately 35% of our student population, and Copperas Cove ISD is proud to serve our military members and their families every day.
As always, we remain...A Foundation of Excellence and a Future of Success!