The Impact of Multilingual Summer School on Emergent Bilingual Students’ Beginning-of-Year (BOY) Performance in 2021–2022
This report describes the impact of the 2021 AISD multilingual summer school program on incoming kindergarten and 1st-grade emergent bilingual students’ (N = 933) fall academic performance. Relative to matched comparison groups, students who attended summer school were significantly more likely to score on-track on TX-KEA in kindergarten. While 1st graders’ attendance of the summer school did not seem to directly impact their performance on MAP Growth, it did seem indirectly related based on students’ testing language.
Ten AISD elementary campuses implemented one-way and two-way dual language pilot programs in the 2010–2011 year. What were parent and staff’s perception of its implementation? Did students advance in second language proficiency? Find out more.
The Impact of Virtual Bilingual Summer School on English Learners’ Beginning-of-Year (BOY) Performance in 2020–2021
This report examines the beginning-of-year (BOY) reading performance of emergent bilingual students who attended virtual summer school in June 2020. Students' performance on the Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment (TX-KEA) and MAP reading assessment was compared to that of similar emergent bilingual students who did not attend the summer school program. Students who attended the virtual, bilingual summer school program outperformed the comparison group of students on most assessments.
Eighth-Grade Dual Language Students’ Feedback on the Dual Language Program Secondary Dual Language Program 2020–2021
This report summarizes results from a 2020-2021 survey of 8th-grade students in the middle school Dual Language Program. Most students indicated they felt proud to be bilingual, appreciated the opportunities to receive high school and college credit, and wanted to continue Dual Language in high school.
Summary of Elementary Principals’ Comments on Bilingual and English as a Second Language Program Choices for School Year 2018—2019
This report summarizes elementary principals' comments from a December 2017 discussion about the process for choosing bilingual and English as a second language programs for their schools in the 2018-2019 school year.
This report documents feedback obtained at two meetings with principals and teachers of pre-kindergarten centers offering the dual language (DL) program. Participants were asked to provide input about DL program implementation in the 2015-2016 school year, and to discuss recommendations about proposed changes for the DL program delivery model in the 2016-2017 school year.
Emergent Bilingual Student Experiences and the Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language Programs, 2020–2021
This report outlines emergent bilingual students’ experiences at AISD and in the Bilingual Education (BE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs. As of the Fall 2020 snapshot, AISD had enrolled 21,107 emergent bilingual students, representing 28% of the AISD student population (N = 74,871). Emergent bilingual students’ participation in the BE and ESL, special education, Gifted and Talented, and Career and Technical Education programs are summarized. Additionally, emergent bilingual students’ perception of school climate and aspects of BE and ESL program implementation are discussed.
This mid-year report summarizes AISD’s use of more than $16 million to support 25 projects to serve students with disabilities, improve teacher skills, improve district special education processes, and evaluate activities.
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.
This annual report summarizes Austin ISD's English language learner students and the bilingual education programs that served them during the 2014-2015 school year. The report includes summaries of data on student demographics, language acquisition, and academic performance.