The disparity in passing rates of at-risk and not at-risk students decreased for nearly half of STAAR subjects and grades, but increased in nearly as many cases. However, the gap narrowed to the smallest measured in six years of graduation rates.
This report summarizes AISD federal NCLB Title I compliance and service data from the 2013-2014 school year. More than $23 million was spent to serve more than 45,000 students. State academic test results showed that students at Title I schools had lower passing rates than students at non-Title I schools.
During the 2013-2014 school year, AISD served more than 23,000 English language learner students in bilingual or English as a second language programs. This report summarizes these students' English language proficiency gains as well as academic performance on the state's required assessments.
AISD's Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) is a grant-funded effort to improve students' school readiness and success in the areas of language and literacy in the Johnson, Lanier, and Travis vertical teams of schools. This report summarizes results from a survey sent to TLI teachers in Fall 2013 to obtain their feedback on the initiative.
The CTE program was more cost-effective in 2013–2014 than it was in 2012–2013, despite a lower college readiness rate and an increase in the per student cost from the previous year. This was CTE’s third year of improvement in cost-effectiveness.