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.
In the 2014–2015 school year, Eastside Memorial High School implemented a High-Dosage Tutoring (HDT) Program that served approximately 156 Algebra I students. This report summarizes student outcomes, tutor, teacher, and student perceptions, and program logistics.
A significantly higher percentage of AISD graduates enrolled in postsecondary institutions in 2014 (66%) than enrolled in 2013 (63%). Eighty-one percent of Class of 2013 graduates enrolled and persisted in a postsecondary institution 2 consecutive years after high school graduation. The supplemental report provides technical documentation.
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.
This report describes feedback from teachers at the six EEIP schools. EEIP includes implementation of a new teacher appraisal system, student learning objectives, professional learning communities, novice teacher mentoring, and targeted peer observation.
State Compensatory Education (SCE) is a supplemental program designed to eliminate disparities in (a) student performance on assessment instruments administered under chapter 39 of the Texas Education Code (1995, amended 2013), and (b) the rates of high school completion between students who are at risk of dropping out of school, as defined by Texas Education Code 29.081 (1995, amended 2013), and all other students. SCE funds must be used for programs or services that are supplemental to the regular education program and aim to increase the performance of students identified as at risk of drop
2014-2015 Coordinated School Health Implementation Report and Fitnessgram Results: Elementary School Summary
The Coordinated School Health (CSH) reports describe how the CSH program was implemented at AISD campuses. The reports provide summary- and campus-level information about achieved CSH action goals, changes in the percentage of students meeting healthy fitness criteria, and program implementation ratings.
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.
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.