Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: Annual Evaluation Report 2018–2019
In 2018–2019, the program’s second federally funded year, GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Austin served a cohort of 7th-grade students (n = 2,536) across 11 middle schools. Nearly all GEAR UP students received support services relevant to college preparation. Evaluation findings suggest that students, teachers, and parents had a positive perspective on the role of the program services in college preparation.
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.
This evaluation report describes program outcomes for students in APIE's Middle School Math and College Readiness Coaching Programs in the 2017–2018 school year.
This report describes ACT test results for Austin Independent School District (AISD) seniors in the 2018–2019 school year. In 2018-2019, the district’s average ACT composite score of 23.0 exceeded the state (20.5) and national (20.7) average composite scores.
This evaluation report describes program outcomes for students in APIE's Middle School Math and College Readiness Coaching Programs in the 2015–2016 school years.
This report provides and overview of the district's college readiness outcomes for seniors in the 2018 and 2019 graduation cohorts.
This report provides an overview of the district’s college readiness outcomes for seniors in the 2016–2017 and 2017–2018 school years.
This report summarizes high school data seminar discussions and includes trends common across data sources, identified successes and challenges, and suggested resources to address students’ college preparation needs.
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: Annual Evaluation Report 2017-2018
This evaluation report presents a baseline description of outcomes for the 2017-2018 school year, the first year of GEAR UP Austin implementation in AISD. Specifically, the report describes program implementation, students' participation in GEAR UP Austin, and baseline student academic and college preparation outcomes.
This report summarizes 2006-2007 evaluation results of AISD's Project Advance activities. Project Advance staff worked with high school students and their parents to prepare students for post-secondary enrollment.