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.
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.
The TELL Survey utilizes items representative of twenty different factors, or variables, within the domain of campus climate and culture. However, since the district began using the TELL Survey, a thorough examination of these factors and the items within each of these factors has not been conducted. This brief report aims to uncover the factor structure of the TELL Survey through factor analysis, to determine strong and weak factors and items, and to make recommendations for how the survey can be modified to more efficiently and accurately assess campus climate and culture.
The purpose of this survey was to monitor high school students’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve the campus environment and program supports for students, and in monitoring the district’s strategic plan Goal 3.
This report uses the High School Exit Survey as a vehicle to explore explanations for the consistent postsecondary enrollment gap between Hispanic seniors and students of other races/ethnicities.
A Comparison of AISD District-Wide Surveys: Addressing Responses to Similar Items Across the TELL, Student Climate, and Family Surveys
District-wide surveys are used in a variety of ways around the district and are designed to collect feedback from some of our main district stakeholders. Although there is a general understanding that some of the same topics are examined in these surveys, a comparison of these surveys to determine any direct overlap in survey items has not been explored. Therefore, it is the purpose of this report to identify similar items across these surveys and to examine the relationships between responses to or perceptions of these items.
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.
Telecommuting is currently used in many industries and is celebrated for fostering job satisfaction and increased productivity. However, telecommuting is not widely practiced in K-12 environments. Two departments in AISD implemented pilot telecommuting programs. This report presents survey results from these pilot implementation models and summarizes the lessons learned to better understand the challenges and best practices of implementation.
Has school climate in AISD changed over time since the implementation of the Learning Support Centers
This report summarizes changes in student discretionary discipline removals from AISD schools and changes in staff's climate survey as well as students' climate survey results from 2011-2012 through 2015-2016, with a focus on when learning support centers were implemented in 2012-2013.
In 2013, the Austin Independent School District began administering a voluntary online exit survey to all professional and administrative employees leaving the district. Responses and respondent characteristics are described.