The OEYP state-funded program provides extended learning for students who are at risk of academic failure. This report summarizes AISD's OEYP activities during 2008-2009.
A Summary of Austin Independent School District's Optional Extended Year Program Activities, 2008-2009
During 2008–2009, state funds supported academic intervention activities for 3,623 students struggling in reading or math at 55 AISD campuses during the regular school year and in summer school. The program also provided parental involvement activities, staff development sessions for teachers, and student performance evaluations. Almost all students served (95.5%) were promoted to the next grade level.
Question: Did mother's completion of the ePromotora program influence children's prekindergarten (pre-k) academic achievement, school attendance, and personal development?
This 2008-2009 school year program uses a train-the-trainer model in which Spanish-speaking mothers participate in a 6-week course about teaching early literacy skills and preparing their children for school. Sixty-nine of 107 mothers completed the program in 2008–2009. Students of mothers who completed the program showed academic gains.
Rising Kindergarten and 1st Grade Summer School Program for English Language Learners Evaluation, Summer 2009
In 2009, AISD offered a summer bilingual program, serving 1,645 rising kindergarten students and 1,712 rising 1st-grade students at 10 campuses to prevent the loss of academic skills between school years. This report summarizes the program's student enrollment, attendance, and academic performance.
During the 2008–2009 school year, 23,713 grade K–8 students participated in reading and/or math interventions. Of those intervention students who took grade 3-8 TAKS, 75% passed in reading and 65% passed in math. For more information, read the full report.
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.
Comparison of AISD Prekindergarten Programs, 2001-2002 (Half-Day and Full-Day Pre-K) and 2007-2008 (Full-Day Pre-K)
This report summarizes AISD prekindergarten student data from 2001-2002 (half-day program) and 2007-2008 (full-day program), including student demographics, academic performance, and attendance.
This report summarizes AISD's 2008-2009 student success initiative efforts to support students in reading and math.
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.
This report summarizes 2008-2009 data for facilities serving neglected or delinquent youth within AISD's attendance zones that used federal Title I funds.