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.
The AISD level reports highlight analyses results and strategies that address the interactions among factors influencing student performance. The 2008-2009 HS level report presents results critical to student achievement at the high school level.
Austin Partners in Education, a nonprofit organization, helps the community and AISD classrooms work together to ensure academic excellence and personal success for students. Academic outcomes, student engagement, and other variables were examined.
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.
AISD served more than 13,000 students in summer programs, providing opportunities for accelerated learning, maintenance of academic skills between school years, course credit recovery, state achievement tests, or school-level transition activities. Read the full report for more details.