DRE staff formally evaluate the language acquisition and academic achievement of students served by programs for English learners (ELs): Late Transitional Bilingual Education (LTBE), English as a Second Language (ESL) and Dual Language (see Programs We Serve for program descriptions).

Recent Publications

The Impact of Summer School on English Learners’ Beginning-of-Year (BOY) Performance in 2019-2020

This report examines the beginning-of-year (BOY) reading performance of English learners (ELs) who attended summer school in June 2019. Summer school ELs’ performance on the Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment (TX-KEA) and iStation Indicators of Progress (ISIP) was compared to that of similar ELs who did not attend summer school. Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish-speaking summer schoolers' results also were compared. Results for ELs who attended summer school for two years were compared to those who only attended one year. Significant differences were found among groups.

Bilingual and English as a Second Language Academic Performance Summary Report, STAAR and EOC, 2018-2019

This report summarizes the academic performance of students in the AISD bilingual and English as a second language programs during 2018–2019. Students' advanced placement course performance, STAAR and EOC performance, as well as graduation and dropout rates are summarized.

Bilingual and English as a Second Language Program and Demographic Summary, 2018-2019

This report summarizes AISD's bilingual and English as a second language programs implemented during 2018-2019. Programs are summarized, as well as student demographic characteristics and the number of students served.

Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) Spring 2019 Results

This report summarizes AISD English learners’ (ELs) Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) performance on the 2019 Spring test administration. Student performance is summarized by domain and composite ratings, years in U.S. schools, and yearly progress.