Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: Annual Evaluation Report 2018–2019
In 2018–2019, the program’s second federally funded year, GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Austin served a cohort of 7th-grade students (n = 2,536) across 11 middle schools. Nearly all GEAR UP students received support services relevant to college preparation. Evaluation findings suggest that students, teachers, and parents had a positive perspective on the role of the program services in college preparation.
The High School Exit Survey was administered online to seniors in every AISD high school during Spring 2010. In total, 3,574 seniors in the Class of 2010 completed the survey, for a response rate of 87.9 percent.
This report presents postsecondary enrollment for AISD’s Class of 2011 during the year after high school graduation. Since 2002, AISD postsecondary enrollment has increased incrementally, from 62% to 68%.
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: Annual Evaluation Report 2017-2018
This evaluation report presents a baseline description of outcomes for the 2017-2018 school year, the first year of GEAR UP Austin implementation in AISD. Specifically, the report describes program implementation, students' participation in GEAR UP Austin, and baseline student academic and college preparation outcomes.
This report summarizes the 2004-2005 program evaluation results of AISD's GEAR Up program, a program that encourages and supports students' rates of high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment.
Since 2003, Austin Independent School District’s (AISD) postsecondary enrollment has increased incrementally. Over the years, the percentages of students enrolling in 2-year institutions appear to account for the overall increase in postsecondary enrollment. After the upward tick in postsecondary enrollment for the Class of 2011, enrollment declined for the Class of 2012. AISD figures paralleled national trends, as overall college enrollment rates dropped from 68.3% for the Class of 2011 to 66.2% for the Class of 2012.
This report summarizes the 2002-2003 program evaluation results of AISD's GEAR Up program, and the program's intent is to increase the number of low-income, at-risk students who are prepared to enroll in postsecondary institutions upon high school graduation.
This report summarizes analyses of post-secondary enrollment trends among AISD's graduating high school Class of 2007.
This evaluation report describes program outcomes for students in APIE's Middle School Math and College Readiness Coaching Programs in the 2017–2018 school year.
This report summarizes 2006-2007 evaluation results of AISD's Project Advance activities. Project Advance staff worked with high school students and their parents to prepare students for post-secondary enrollment.