The purpose of this survey is to monitor Austin ISD seniors’ perceptions of their high school experience. Results are used to improve campus environments and program supports for students.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a financial aid application to help students and their families with the costs of college. This report summarizes FAFSA outcomes for seniors in 2013.
During spring, 2013, all high school counselors in AISD were invited to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position.
During the Spring of 2013, all high school college and career advisors in AISD were offered the opportunity to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position in the district. This survey report provides college and career advisors' responses and integrates current research on effective college and career advising practices across the nation. Key findings included: (1) college and career advisors serve larger caseloads than recommended by TEA or the national school counselor professional organizations; (2) college and career…
This report summarizes the survey responses of 68 teacher trainers who provided instruction and guidance to newly hired teachers in August 2012.
In the 2012-2013 school year, male students in their senior year completed the FAFSA at significantly lower rates than did their female counterparts. This report focuses on FAFSA completion by gender and ethnicity.
Results of the evaluation suggest the SLO process is related to some positive outcomes for teachers and students. However, evidence indicates a need for program refinements to address discrepancies in SLO performance by staff role and school.
Austin Independent School District Pilot Teacher Appraisal System Update: Results of the 2012-2013 Student Response Survey
Feedback was obtained on 683 teachers at 12 schools from 9,000 pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students. Students’ ratings were generally favorable and correlated with some observation-based ratings. Implications for policy are addressed.
In 2012-2013, AISD pre-K students demonstrated growth in receptive vocabulary on a nationally-normed test. Students enrolled in multiple programs showed greater growth in receptive vocabulary in their native language than did other pre-K students.
This report discusses the outcomes for APIE's educational programs including program descriptions, student academic progress, and participant survey results.