This report summarizes the Dual Language Training Institute October 2012 observations of implementing dual language classrooms in schools across the district.
Staff's top three suggested priorities for the Dual Language (DL) program in 2013-2014 were: professional development opportunities, program alignment, and increased availability of materials and resources. Read more about DL staff suggestions here.
In 2012-2013, AISD pre-K students demonstrated growth in receptive vocabulary on a nationally-normed test. Students enrolled in multiple programs showed greater growth in receptive vocabulary in their native language than did other pre-K students.
This report summarizes compliance and service data from AISD's federal Title I, Part A grant during 2012-2013. Title I, Part A funds were used to serve more than 46,000 students during 2012-2013, and funds were used to provide campus and district services and resources to support students, parents, and staff. For more information, please read the full report.
The following report examines 2012-2013 student academic performance results on STAAR, Tejas Lee, Language Assessment Scales (LAS) Links and TELPAS for English language learners in the AISD dual language program.
This report describes English language learners who were more likely to exit the language program within 5 years of 1st-grade enrollment. A summary of student academic performance associated with successful exit and long-term ELL status is provided.
This report describes the AISD at-risk student population and expenditures for 2012-2013, results from program evaluations conducted in 2011-2012 and 2012-2013, and the longitudinal disparity between performance of at-risk and not-at-risk students.
Results from a January 2013 phone survey indicated that 5 out of 6 parents who responded believed AISD's dual language program was effectively helping their student learn a second language. Learn more about the dual language parent survey by reading the full report.
AISD 4th and 8th grade students continue to outperform their peers in large urban school districts on the Nation’s Report Card, ranking among the top in math and reading—while English Language Learners outperformed their peers nationally.
On average, AISD pre-K students scored below the national average range on a test for receptive vocabulary ability. English language learners (ELLs) scored lower, on average, than did non-ELLs. Read more about pre-K students' Fall 2012 performance by vertical team.