This report summarizes Spring 2016 Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) results for Austin ISD's English language learner (ELL) students. TELPAS is used annually in Texas public schools to assess ELLs' English acquisition in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Year 2 Evaluation of the Educator Excellence Innovation Program in Austin Independent School District
This report describes feedback from teachers at the six EEIP schools. EEIP includes implementation of a new teacher appraisal system, student learning objectives, professional learning communities, novice teacher mentoring, and targeted peer observation.
This report describes the School Turnaround AmeriCorps Initiative and the program's impact on students at Reagan High School and Travis High School during the 2015-2016 school year.
This report summarizes an external evaluation of the School-Connect program, an SEL curriculum for 9th grade students, at three AISD high schools.
AISD teacher appraisal results from 2014-2015 were used to identify areas of need for professional development in 2015–2016. Results from the Professional Development and Appraisal System and Professional Pathways for Teachers (PPfT) were included.
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.
This report summarizes highlights from the Dual Language Program rubric classroom observations conducted in October 2015. Observers rated several aspects of program implementation according to the rubric and provided comments about classroom practices observed.
The following report examines the Dual Language Program implementation in three school districts similar to AISD. The school districts are compared in terms of demographic composition, program implementation, and English language learners' academic performance on STAAR 2014.
Vida Clinic Intervention: Results From the 2015-2016 School Year Comparing Treatment Students With Matched Control Students
This report summarizes 2015-2016 data for students who received school-based behavioral health services provided by the Vida Clinic as compared with matched comparison students who did not receive these services.
Graduates from AISD in the Classes of 2011 through 2014 were increasingly more likely than their peers statewide to have been college ready in English language arts, math, and both subjects. Economically disadvantaged, African American, and Hispanic students closed gaps against their peers, and White students continued to outperform their peers statewide.