This report provides highlights from the 2018 High School Exit Survey and includes AISD seniors’ reports of college and career preparation activities, perceptions of their school experiences, and aspirations for the future.
The purpose of this survey is to monitor high school students’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve the campus environment and program supports for students.
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 report summarizes district Advanced Placement (AP) test results in 2019. AP test results may be used by higher education institutions to place students in courses and extend course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations.
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 summarizes high school data seminar discussions and includes trends common across data sources, identified successes and challenges, and suggested resources to address students’ college preparation needs.
This report summarizes the 2004-2005 program evaluation results of AISD's GEAR Up program, a program that encourages and supports students' rates of high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment.
This report summarizes 2006-2007 evaluation results of AISD's Project Advance activities. Project Advance staff worked with high school students and their parents to prepare students for post-secondary enrollment.
This report summarizes the 2002-2003 program evaluation results of AISD's GEAR Up program, and the program's intent is to increase the number of low-income, at-risk students who are prepared to enroll in postsecondary institutions upon high school graduation.
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: Annual Evaluation Report 2017-2018
This evaluation report presents a baseline description of outcomes for the 2017-2018 school year, the first year of GEAR UP Austin implementation in AISD. Specifically, the report describes program implementation, students' participation in GEAR UP Austin, and baseline student academic and college preparation outcomes.