Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 2: Market Opportunities and Typical Wages for Austin Independent School District Teachers and Leavers
This report includes two studies that describe the local context for teacher employment decisions. The first examines the local labor market, and the second examines employment for teachers who left Austin Independent School District (AISD).
Sustaining a System for High-Quality Teachers, Report 1: Key Characteristics of Austin Independent School District Teacher Leavers and Transfers
This report describes how many teachers transferred or changed jobs in AISD, remained at their schools, or left the school district after the 2013–2014 school year, along with characteristics of teachers in each group.
Enrollment from Fall 2014 to Fall 2015: Trends by Grade Level, Student Group, Vertical Team, and School
This report describes changes in enrollment counts from Fall 2014 to Fall 2015 and examines the patterns in the percentages of students who were new to AISD and who left AISD after each grade.
This report provides an overview of the process used to derive a school’s growth level and summarizes 2015 math and reading/ELA growth levels for all AISD elementary, middle and high schools. Additionally, longitudinal data are provided for each school level.
For each school level, figures indicate the school's overall performance across multiple indicators, along with the instructional services provide to students. Additionally, data demonstrate the performance of student groups in 2014-2015.
A thorough analysis of the survey results for 2013 through 2015 indicated two items consistently best reflected staff climate/working conditions at every school level each year: a) School leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about school leadership, and b) Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
In 2013, the Austin Independent School District began administering a voluntary online exit survey to all professional and administrative employees leaving the district. Responses and respondent characteristics are described.
2015 National Assessment of Education Progress Trial Urban District Assessment: Results for Austin Independent School District
Austin ISD is one of 21 US urban school districts participating in the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA). AISD students consistently perform well on the 4th and 8th grade reading and math assessments.
Austin Independent School District (AISD) Human Resources Exit Survey 2014–2015: Summary of Teachers’ Reasons for Leaving
AISD conducts an online survey of professional & administrative employees leaving the district. The Human Resources Exit Survey asks 34 questions about a variety of topics. This report describes teachers’ reasons for leaving in 2014-2015.
Student Learning Objectives: Analysis of Student Growth in 2013-2014 by Type and Source of Assessment
This report examines the practical implications of student learning objective (SLO) assessment decisions for teacher appraisal. We present student-level growth data from SLO assessments administered in 2013–2014. Growth data are compared according to type (i.e., multiple-choice or rubric/performance-based) and source (i.e., common or teacher-created) of assessment.