DRE staff report postsecondary enrollment for the district and all regular high schools and examine factors that influence students’ postsecondary enrollment and retention. DRE staff also examine students’ participation in the workforce before and after high school graduation.


High School Exit Survey (HSES), Executive Summary, Spring 2018

This report provides highlights from the 2018 High School Exit Survey and includes AISD seniors’ reports of college and career preparation activities, perceptions of their school experiences, and aspirations for the future.

From Gateway to Project Lead the Way: Tracking Middle School Engineering Participants into High School

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) administers a national engineering program in middle schools, called Gateway, and in high schools, called Project Lead the Way (PLTW). In this...

Career and Technical Education Enrollment and Demographic Trends, 2012-2013 to 2016-2017

The mission AISD’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department is to provide opportunities for students to acquire 21st-century academic and technical skills needed for entry into the global workforce and/or postsecondary education to become...

Career and Technical Education 2017 Student Survey Results Summary

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Survey, administered in Spring 2017, was designed to gather students’ feedback about their experiences taking the advanced CTE courses offered in their specific career pathway. Students who...