Each year DRE staff conduct campus and district-wide surveys to inform campus staff and district stakeholders about key areas pertinent to them.

Central Office Climate/Work Environment Survey

The purpose of this survey is to monitor central office staff satisfaction with their work environment, measuring collegial leadership, employee affiliation, district administration, training and development, policies and procedures, facility satisfaction, benefits satisfaction, behavioral environment, and reasonable expectations. The survey is typically administered annually to central office staff.

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High School Exit Survey

The purpose of this survey is to monitor graduating seniors’ postsecondary intentions, family support, high school experiences and campus climate, quality of instruction and technology in their schools, and postsecondary preparation and advising. It is administered to seniors every spring semester. The survey has been used to monitor a variety of key initiatives and policies, including Goal 3 of the district’s Strategic Plan (graduating ready for college, career, and life in a globally competitive economy).

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See Reports 2015 and Before

This report explores the differences in High School Exit Survey responses between seniors who concentrated in a career pathway in the career and technical education (CTE) program, and seniors who did not.

See Current CTE Report

Parent Survey

The purpose of this survey is to obtain feedback from parents about how parents feel about their treatment by school and district staff and the school’s educational environment. Parents also rate their own involvement in their child’s education. All parents are invited to complete the survey early each spring in English, Spanish, or Vietnamese. The parent survey has been used to monitor Executive Limitation policy 3 (Treatment of Stakeholders) and Board policy GK local regarding parent involvement.

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See Previous Reports

Staff Climate Survey

The purpose of this survey is to measure various aspects of school climate, such as collegial leadership, facilities and resources, general climate, community support, achievement press, district vision, school leadership, and professional development. This survey is administered annually to all campus staff. While the AISD staff climate survey has traditionally included items from the Organizational Health Inventory (OHI), in 2010-2011, the district partnered with the New Teacher Center to include items from the nationally administered Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning (TELL) survey, which can be used to benchmark results for Austin ISD against those from similar districts across the U.S. The Staff Climate Survey has been used to monitor Executive Limitation policy 4 (Staff Treatment)and factors related to student achievement and teacher success.

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Student Climate Survey

The purpose of this survey is to measure campus climate, including behavioral environment, adult fairness and respect, teacher expectations, student engagement, and academic self-confidence. This survey is administered each spring to all students in grades 3 through 11. The student climate survey has been used to monitor a variety of key initiatives and policies, including Positive Behavior Support, Executive Limitation policy 3 (Treatment of Stakeholders), and Goal 3 of the district’s Strategic Plan (graduating ready for college, career, and life in a globally competitive economy). Results also are used to examine and monitor factors related to student achievement and teacher success.

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Student Substance Use and Safety Survey

The purpose of this survey is to monitor student knowledge, attitudes, and behavior related to substance use and abuse, and experiences with student aggression and violence on campuses. This survey is administered to a sample of students at all AISD middle and high schools. These results are used to inform and assist with district-level and campus-level substance use and violence prevention and intervention planning.

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See Reports 2015 and Before

MOST RECENT REPORTS

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.

Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) AISD Survey, Spring 2018

This executive summary provides an overview of TELL survey report results in Spring 2018. The survey results are used to monitor working conditions across the district and determine outcomes for many district programs.

2017-2018 ACE Afterschool Program Climate Highlights

More students feel safe in their afterschool programs than feel safe during the school day, according to 2017-2018 climate surveys. In addition, in afterschool, many desirable climate factors increased from the 2016–2017 school year to the 2017–2018...

AISD Parent Survey 2018

This executive summary report provides a brief overview of some of the results from the 2018 AISD parent survey. To see district and campus results, go to this link and select the Parent Survey, then Current Report. https://www.austinisd.org/dre/...

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