Student advisory classes were collaboratively implemented by the district’s Office of School Redesign, teacher leaders, and contracted support providers in all high schools during the 2008–2009 school year. This report provides a summary of results.
Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) aimed to improve teacher practice and improve student outcomes at Lanier and International High Schools. Overall, QTEL was moderately effective based on the myriad of mixed program results.
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.
These reports summarize results from the 2009 Austin ISD substance use and safety survey. Reports are available for the district as well as for each middle and high school.
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 2008-2009 program evaluation results for a state grant to improve students’ grades in science courses, to increase students’ chances of graduating, and to increase 10th- and 11th-grade students’ scores on the state science test.
This report summarizes 2008-2009 program evaluation results for the high school professional learning communities initiative.
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.
Question: How did currently enrolled 12th grade students (September 2008) participating in the New Tech High program at Akins High School perform on their TAKS 2007 and 2008 tests, compared with other 12 graders enrolled in Akins High School and across th
Seniors participating in the New Tech High program had higher 2008 TAKS passing rates and made greater gains on TAKS from 2007 to 2008 in most subjects when compared with other seniors at Akins High School and across the district.
Question: What were the longitudinal Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) achievement patterns for English Language Learners (ELLs) from school years 2005-2006 to 2008-2009?
This report shows the longitudinal TAKS passing rates by subject area for AISD's English language learner students over time (2005-2006 to 2008-2009).