This report summarizes results from a sample of Dual Language (DL) Program classroom observations conducted in the 2017-2018 school year. Instructional specialists used an instrument to rate aspects of program implementation which included classroom environment and instructional methods.
Fifth-Grade Native English Speakers Performance on STAMP 4Se Spanish Language Proficiency Assessment, February 2018
This report documents how 5th grade native English speakers in the two-way dual language program at Austin Independent School District (AISD) performed on STAMP 4Se, a Spanish-language proficiency test, during the 2017-2018 school year.
This report provides information on AISD's bilingual and English as a Second Language programs implemented in 2016–2017, summarizing the numbers of students served, and students’ language acquisition and academic performance.
Fifth-Grade Native English Speakers' Performance on STAMP 4Se, Spanish-Language Proficiency Assessment, 2016-2017
This report documents how native English speakers enrolled in the two-way dual language program at Austin Independent School District (AISD) performed on STAMP 4Se, a Spanish-language proficiency test during the 2016-2017 school year.
This report summarizes dual language teachers’ feedback that was collected individually or during focus groups in the fall and winter of 2016-2017. Teachers gave their opinions about program components and suggestions for how to improve the program.
This report summarizes highlights from discussions, or "platicas", held with elementary principals about the district's dual language program. Principals provided their opinions about the program and gave suggestions for improvements.
ELLs are assessed annually in academic subject areas using the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) at elementary and middle school levels. This report describes continuously enrolled AISD ELLs’ performance as compared with all AISD students' performance on STAAR reading and math by program, from 2012–2013 through 2015–2016.
In Fall 2016, bilingual specialists were hired to provide support to campuses implementing the re-designed dual language program. This report summarizes the services provided by these specialists to administrators, campus staff, and teachers in Fall 2016.
This annual report summarizes Austin ISD's English language learner students and the bilingual and ESL programs in which they participated during the 2015-2016 school year. The report includes summaries of data on student demographics, language acquisition, and academic performance. Este informe anual resume los estudiantes de Austin ISD que aprenden inglés y los programas bilingües y de ESL en los que participaron durante el año escolar 2015-2016. El informe incluye resúmenes de datos sobre demografía estudiantil, adquisición de lenguaje y desempeño académico.
This report summarizes English language learners’ (ELLs) performance on the Evaluación del Desarrollo de la Lectura, an assessment of Spanish reading ability over three consecutive school years. It includes only ELLs who joined AISD in kindergarten in 2012.