During spring, 2013, all high school counselors in AISD were invited to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position.
The ninth annual High School Exit Survey was administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during Spring 2011. In total, 3,793 seniors completed the survey, for an adjusted response rate of 87.3 percent.
The purpose of this survey was to monitor high school students’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve the campus environment and program supports for students, and in monitoring the district’s strategic plan Goal 3.
This report uses the High School Exit Survey as a vehicle to explore explanations for the consistent postsecondary enrollment gap between Hispanic seniors and students of other races/ethnicities.
The High School Exit Survey was administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during Spring 2010. In total, 3,574 seniors in the Class of 2010 completed the survey, for a response rate of 87.9 percent.
This summary describes results from the 2021–2022 Central Office Climate Survey (COCS). Since 2005, the COCS has been conducted to gather information on aspects of work climate and conditions at AISD Central Office. Respondents answer questions about morale and leadership within their major area, department/work group and at district level. The last COCS went out in spring 2020. Findings highlight current communication dynamics and areas for growth. To view the 2021–2022 survey results, click the Interactive Report link and choose the Central Office Climate Survey from the drop-down list.
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 telecommuting programs. This report presents survey results from these pilot implementation models and summarizes the lessons learned to better understand the challenges and best practices of implementation.
In 2013, the Austin Independent School District began administering a voluntary online exit survey to all professional and administrative employees leaving the district. Responses and respondent characteristics are described.
Gender-diverse secondary students (i.e., students in grades 6-11 who identify as transgender, nonbinary, or questioning) continue to report a more challenging school climate than their cisgender peers, according to results from the 2020-2021 AISD Student Climate Survey. This report highlights the largest differences in students' perceptions and includes qualitative responses from gender-diverse students about when they feel welcome or unwelcome at school. Recommendations for strengthening supports for gender-diverse students are discussed.
Has school climate in AISD changed over time since the implementation of the Learning Support Centers
This report summarizes changes in student discretionary discipline removals from AISD schools and changes in staff's climate survey as well as students' climate survey results from 2011-2012 through 2015-2016, with a focus on when learning support centers were implemented in 2012-2013.