Question: Did Austin Independent School District (AISD) high school students' passing rates on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), school attendance, graduation, meeting the TAKS college readiness standards, and taking steps to prepare fo
This report summarizes various academic data on AISD high school students from 2008-2009.
This report compares characteristics of students who had taken career and technical education (CTE) courses or a sequence of such courses, to those of students who had not. The role of CTE in postsecondary employment and enrollment is also examined.
This report summarizes results from AISD's high school exit survey of students in the graduating Class of 2009. Reports are available by campus and for the whole district.
Question: What were the strongest 8th-grade predictors of dropout among students who would have been members of the graduating class of 2009?
The most powerful predictors of overall student dropout risk were having an 8th-grade attendance rate of less than 90% and failing both the 8th-grade reading and math TAKS tests.