Career and Technical Education Program Evaluation Series Issue 2: Postsecondary Outcomes for the Class of 2009
Issue 2 assesses whether significant differences existed in the postsecondary enrollment or employment of 2009 AISD graduates, based on their participation in Career and Technical Education.
District postsecondary enrollment rates steadily increased over a five year period, rising from 55% for the Class of 2002 to 63% for the Class of 2008.
The most powerful predictors of overall dropout risk among 9th graders were failing either reading or math TAKS tests, attendance below 90%, and being 16 years or older at the start of the school year.
This report summarizes results from AISD's high school exit survey of students in the graduating Class of 2009. Reports are available by campus and for the whole district.
Question: What were the strongest 8th-grade predictors of dropout among students who would have been members of the graduating class of 2009?
The most powerful predictors of overall student dropout risk were having an 8th-grade attendance rate of less than 90% and failing both the 8th-grade reading and math TAKS tests.
This report compares characteristics of students who had taken career and technical education (CTE) courses or a sequence of such courses, to those of students who had not. The role of CTE in postsecondary employment and enrollment is also examined.
Question: Did Austin Independent School District (AISD) high school students' passing rates on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), school attendance, graduation, meeting the TAKS college readiness standards, and taking steps to prepare fo
This report summarizes various academic data on AISD high school students from 2008-2009.