Ten AISD elementary campuses implemented one-way and two-way dual language pilot programs in the 2010–2011 year. What were parent and staff’s perception of its implementation? Did students advance in second language proficiency? Find out more.
The National Wildlife Federation assists schools in developing Schoolyard Habitats®, where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife. This report describes results in the first year of program implementation.
This mid-year report summarizes AISD’s use of more than $16 million to support 25 projects to serve students with disabilities, improve teacher skills, improve district special education processes, and evaluate activities.
In 2010–2011, AISD prekindergarten enrollment was 5,614, an increase by 3% from the 2009–2010 year. The cost per student for pre‐K was approximately $3,234 for the 2010–2011 year, a $94 perstudent decrease from 2009–2010.
Lucy Read Prekindergarten Demonstration School - First-Year Cohort's 3rd-Grade TAKS Performance, Spring 2011
Students who attended Read pre‐K in 2006-2007 performed better than the state average on their Spring 2011 3rd grade math TAKS and had a greater percentage scoring commended on math TAKS than did other AISD pre-K students or those assumed to qualify for pre‐K.
This report summarizes compliance and service data from the more than $31 million in federal Title I, Part A grant funds to AISD in 2010–2011 which was used to serve more than 43,000 students at 67 Title I schools.
About 12% of 2009–2010 AISD kindergarten students left AISD before the 2010–2011 year. The vertical teams with the highest out-of-district mobility for kindergarten students were LBJ (16%), Anderson (14%), and Akins (13%).
Although more than a third of tested pre-K students (37%) entered AISD one standard deviation below the national average in receptive vocabulary, the AISD pre-K program accelerated these students’ growth by nearly twice the national average.
A Fall 2010 survey of parents, staff, and community members showed most were very satisfied with the district's preschool program for students with disabilities (PPCD). Read the full report for more results.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Evaluation 2009-2011
AISD used $16 million to support 25 ARRA IDEA projects to reduce the student academic achievement gap, reduce disproportionality, reduce dropout, improve district processes, improve teacher quality, and evaluate programs.