This report provides information on AISD's bilingual and English as a Second Language programs implemented in 2016–2017, summarizing the numbers of students served, and students’ language acquisition and academic performance.
This annual report summarizes Austin ISD's English language learner students and the bilingual and ESL programs in which they participated during the 2015-2016 school year. The report includes summaries of data on student demographics, language acquisition, and academic performance. Este informe anual resume los estudiantes de Austin ISD que aprenden inglés y los programas bilingües y de ESL en los que participaron durante el año escolar 2015-2016. El informe incluye resúmenes de datos sobre demografía estudiantil, adquisición de lenguaje y desempeño académico.
The Impact of Virtual Bilingual Summer School on English Learners’ Beginning-of-Year (BOY) Performance in 2020–2021
This report examines the beginning-of-year (BOY) reading performance of emergent bilingual students who attended virtual summer school in June 2020. Students' performance on the Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment (TX-KEA) and MAP reading assessment was compared to that of similar emergent bilingual students who did not attend the summer school program. Students who attended the virtual, bilingual summer school program outperformed the comparison group of students on most assessments.
This report summarizes student demographics and participation in Bilingual and English as a Second Language programs for 2019—2020 (N = 22,758). Emergent bilingual students’ perceptions of school climate and college intentions are also discussed.
Twenty-nine percent of students enrolled in AISD were English language learners in 2009-2010. The majority of them (62%) continued to make progress in English proficiency and their TAKS scores have continued to improve over the years.
This report summarizes the academic performance of emergent bilingual students, also known as English learners, for the 2019–2020 school year. Results are presented from the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS), advanced placement (AP) course enrollment and exam performance, college readiness indicators, and graduation and dropout rates. Results for the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test, academic course performance, and end-of-course tests were unavailable this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
College Readiness, Advanced Course, and Enrollment Outcomes of Graduates Who Were Ever Classified as English Learners, Class of 2018
This report provides outcomes for Austin Independent School District (AISD) graduates from the Class of 2018 who were ever classified as English learners (eELs) in terms of advanced coursework, college readiness assessments, and postsecondary enrollment.
The New Bilingual Teacher Institute follow-up survey allowed new bilingual teachers to reflect on how well the training prepared them and its usefulness, professional development, and support and resources received in their first year of teaching.
During the summer of 2014, Austin ISD’s Department of English Language Learners provided guided language acquisition design (Project GLAD) training to 33 district teachers. Teachers from two AISD campuses were selected to participate in the district’s pilot of the Project GLAD program. This report summarizes Fall 2014 survey responses from the 33 teachers who participated in the training.
Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language Programs Longitudinal Summary Report: 2005-2006 to 2008-2009
This report summarizes data on English language learners' academic achievement, English language acquisition, and other school data from 2005–2006 to 2008–2009 school years.