Copperas Cove ISD serves the educational needs of approximately 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, pre-kindergarten through 12th 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 Cavazos, formerly known as Fort Hood, and is located 68 miles north of the State Capitol in Austin, 63 miles southwest of Waco and 160 miles southwest of Dallas. The population of Copperas Cove is approximately 37,000.
Due to our close proximity to Fort Cavazos, many residents are affiliated with the federal government. Military-connected students make up approximately 47% of our student population, and Copperas Cove ISD is proud to serve our military members and their families every day.
Our goal at Copperas Cove ISD is to provide a Foundation of Excellence and a Future of Success!