This report summarizes the first year of the prekindergarten partnership between AISD, United Way for Greater Austin, and participating child development centers that served 417 students. Classrooms and students displayed high quality of instruction and academic performance, and teacher professional development opportunities are summarized.
AISD provided full-day pre-K to 5,196 4-year-olds in 2008–09 at 66 schools. Seventy percent or more of students made measureable gains on a test of receptive vocabulary, and average gains showed growth about two times greater than that expected for 4-year-olds after a 7-month period.
This report summarizes AISD's prekindergarten program activities and student performance results for the 2005-2006 school year.
This report summarizes AISD prekindergarten program activities for the 2003-2004 school year.
This report summarizes evaluation results from AISD's Prekindergarten Expansion grant program during 2002-2003.
This report summarizes AISD's prekindergarten program for the 2007-2008 school year.
This report summarizes AISD's prekindergarten program for 2006-2007 school year.
This report summarizes AISD's 2004-2005 prekindergarten program activities and student participation and performance results.
In November 2011, ACCESS staff distributed a questionnaire about early childhood education services participation to all Austin Independent School District’s parents/guardians of kindergarten and prekindergarten students through their classroom teacher. This report was funded through the ACCESS grant as an adhoc request and provides a district summary of the data.
This report examines the beginning-of-year (BOY) performance of English learners (ELs) who attended summer school in June 2018. Summer school ELs’ performance on Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment (TX-KEA) and iStation Indicators of Progress (ISIP) was compared to the performance of similar ELs who did not attend summer school. Statistically significant differences were found between the two groups.