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.
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.
Career and Technical Education Program Evaluation Series Issue 2: Postsecondary Outcomes for the Class of 2009
Issue 2 assesses whether significant differences existed in the postsecondary enrollment or employment of 2009 AISD graduates, based on their participation in Career and Technical Education.
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.
District postsecondary enrollment rates steadily increased over a five year period, rising from 55% for the Class of 2002 to 63% for the Class of 2008.
The most powerful predictors of overall dropout risk among 9th graders were failing either reading or math TAKS tests, attendance below 90%, and being 16 years or older at the start of the school year.
This report summarizes 2008-2009 program evaluation results for the high school professional learning communities initiative.
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.