Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: Annual Evaluation Report 2018–2019
In 2018–2019, the program’s second federally funded year, GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Austin served a cohort of 7th-grade students (n = 2,536) across 11 middle schools. Nearly all GEAR UP students received support services relevant to college preparation. Evaluation findings suggest that students, teachers, and parents had a positive perspective on the role of the program services in college preparation.
This report describes ACT test results for Austin Independent School District (AISD) seniors in the 2018–2019 school year. In 2018-2019, the district’s average ACT composite score of 23.0 exceeded the state (20.5) and national (20.7) average composite scores.
This report describes SAT test results for AISD's graduating seniors, Class of 2019, who took the SAT any time during high school.
This report provides a brief overview of key component's of AISD's federal Title I, Part A program for 2015-2016, including funding, student and teacher demographics, student academic performance, and accountability.
This report is one of several that examines the data to investigate equity in AISD. It describes the performance gaps between and among student groups district-wide for reading, math, writing, disciplinary removals/placements, and graduation rates.
This report summarizes AISD's Title I, Part A program for 2014-2015. AISD annually receives federal NCLB Title I funds, based on the percentage of low-income students in the district's attendance zones, for the purpose of improving educational programs.
In the 2014–2015 school year, Eastside Memorial High School implemented a High-Dosage Tutoring (HDT) Program that served approximately 156 Algebra I students. This report summarizes student outcomes, tutor, teacher, and student perceptions, and program logistics.
In the 2013–2014 school year, the High-Dosage Tutoring (HDT) Program served approximately 1,698 students at nine AISD schools. This report summarizes the third year of implementation and outcomes.
This report summarizes AISD federal NCLB Title I compliance and service data from the 2013-2014 school year. More than $23 million was spent to serve more than 45,000 students. State academic test results showed that students at Title I schools had lower passing rates than students at non-Title I schools.
For the 2006–2007 At-Risk 6th-grade cohort, more fine arts enrollment in middle school was correlated with more positive high school outcomes for students in the following areas: academic persistence (i.e., graduating, completing the GED, or maintaining enrollment beyond their expected graduation date), attendance, standardized achievement tests in math and reading, and discipline.