Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 2: Market Opportunities and Typical Wages for Austin Independent School District Teachers and Leavers
This report includes two studies that describe the local context for teacher employment decisions. The first examines the local labor market, and the second examines employment for teachers who left Austin Independent School District (AISD).
Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 1: Key Characteristics of Austin Independent School District Teacher Leavers and Transfers
This report describes how many teachers transferred or changed jobs in AISD, remained at their schools, or left the school district after the 2013–2014 school year, along with characteristics of teachers in each group.
AISD high school students were less likely than high school staff to believe their ideas and opinions influenced school policies, according to findings from the 2020-2021 AISD Student Climate Survey and the 2021 AISD Multi-Program Survey. Differences between students' and staff's perceptions were greatest at schools with a higher percentage of white students. In addition, students at smaller high schools were more likely to believe their ideas and opinions mattered when compared to students at larger high schools.
During spring, 2013, all high school counselors in AISD were invited to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position.
Correlations for PDAS scores from year to year were moderate, and experienced teachers generally outperformed their novice peers. Data suggest a weak-to-moderate relationship between 3-year averages of teachers’ PDAS and student growth scores.
Student advisory classes were collaboratively implemented by the district’s Office of School Redesign, teacher leaders, and contracted support providers in all high schools during the 2008–2009 school year. This report provides a summary of results.
Understanding the School-Wide Value-Added Measure Used in the Professional Pathways for Teachers (PPfT) Appraisal System
This document describes PPfT school-wide value-added measure by showing how to gain access to your SAS Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS) account, stepping through the school growth measures, and discussing how growth is scored in PPfT appraisal.
The ninth annual High School Exit Survey was administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during Spring 2011. In total, 3,793 seniors completed the survey, for an adjusted response rate of 87.3 percent.
This report summarizes AISD English learners’ (ELs) Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) performance on the 2019 Spring test administration. Student performance is summarized by domain and composite ratings, years in U.S. schools, and yearly progress.
This summary describes results from the 2021–2022 Central Office Climate Survey (COCS). Since 2005, the COCS has been conducted to gather information on aspects of work climate and conditions at AISD Central Office. Respondents answer questions about morale and leadership within their major area, department/work group and at district level. The last COCS went out in spring 2020. Findings highlight current communication dynamics and areas for growth. To view the 2021–2022 survey results, click the Interactive Report link and choose the Central Office Climate Survey from the drop-down list.