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. It has been used to monitor Executive Limitation policy 4 (Staff Treatment).

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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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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.

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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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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

Summary of Austin Independent School District Telecommuting Surveys

Telecommuting is currently used in many industries and is celebrated for fostering job satisfaction and increased productivity. However, telecommuting is not widely practiced in K-12 environments. Two departments in AISD implemented pilot...

Afterschool Centers on Education Survey Highlights 2017: Availability of the Afterschool Program Helps to Maintain AISD Enrollment

This report provides findings from various surveys regarding parent, student, and teacher perceptions of Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) programs at AISD campuses. The ACE program was highly rated and thought to help maintain AISD enrollment.

AISD Parent Survey Reports, 2017

The 2017 AISD Parent Survey asked parents about their interactions with school staff, the adequacy of information and opportunities provided by the school, community engagement, and district decision making.

2016-2017 Student Climate Survey

The student climate survey provides the opportunity to monitor students’ opinions regarding topics such as behavioral environment, adult fairness and respect, student academic self-confidence, teacher expectations, student engagement, and social...

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