The purpose of this survey is to monitor high school students’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve the campus environment and program supports for students.
These maps were developed to supplement findings from the Fall 2012 Pearce and Garcia Middle Schools phone survey. The maps show the distribution and density of student households in the two attendance zones, the distribution of responses to the survey questions, as well as the proportion of ethnicities in the surveyed area.
Since 2004, AISD has conducted an annual survey to monitor campus staff’s perceptions of their school environment.The survey measures elements of teaching and learning conditions most critical to school success.
Thirty-four teacher trainers provided guidance to newly hired AISD teachers in August 2011. When surveyed, most trainers responded that the information and support they received were of high quality and that they felt prepared.
The Student Substance Use and Safety Survey, administered annually to a random, representative sample of AISD students, provides self-report data on student knowledge, attitudes, and behavior related to substance use and school safety issues.
In November 2011, ACCESS staff distributed a questionnaire about early childhood education services participation to all Austin Independent School District’s parents/guardians of kindergarten and prekindergarten students through their classroom teacher. This report was funded through the ACCESS grant as an adhoc request and provides a district summary of the data.
The student climate survey provides campuses with the opportunity to monitor students’ opinions regarding topics such as behavioral environment, adult fairness & respect, student academic self-confidence, teacher expectations, and student engagement.
Most teachers attending the August 2011 new teacher training responded positively to survey questions about their district and campus orientation activities. Teachers also suggested topics for future training sessions.
These reports summarize 2011-2012 parent survey results at the campus and district level. The survey was available on the internet and by automated phone call from February through April 2012.
Based on spring 2012 survey results, teachers' most commonly mentioned professional development need was using technology in instruction, while campus administrators' most commonly mentioned topic was academic rigor.