Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: 2019 Spring Staff Focus Group Results Summary
The purpose of the staff focus groups was to gather information about staff perspectives on the GEAR UP program, their experiences with the GEAR UP program, and their support for student college preparation. Most of the focus group participants across five GEAR UP campuses understood the GEAR UP program. Many staff provided positive comments about the GEAR UP activities and GEAR UP facilitators. Staff reported they supported students’ college preparation and expected their students to go to college.
This report summarizes the academic and post-secondary outcomes for student athletes and non-athletes in the 2017-2018 school year.
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Austin: 2018 Fall Student Focus Group Results Summary
To gather information about student perspectives of the GEAR UP program, the AISD evaluation team conducted students focus groups with students at six GEAR UP campuses in the fall of 2018. This report presents summary of findings related to students' feedback in the following areas: (a) understanding of the GEAR UP program, (b) GEAR UP facilitators, (c) GEAR UP activities, (d) intention to attend college, (e) teacher expectations, and (f) any other information students wanted to know about college.
This report summarizes postsecondary enrollment for AISD’s Class of 2017 graduates and factors influencing postsecondary outcomes. Comprehensive multiyear enrollment results can be accessed at https://www.austinisd.org/dre/district-campus-surveys.
This report describes ACT test results for AISD’s graduating seniors, Class of 2018, who took the ACT any time during high school.
This report describes SAT test results for AISD’s graduating seniors, Class of 2018, who took the SAT any time during high school.
This report summarizes district Advanced Placement (AP) test results in 2018. AP test results may be used by higher education institutions to place students in courses and extend course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations.
This report summarizes results from a sample of Dual Language (DL) Program classroom observations conducted in the 2017-2018 school year. Instructional specialists used an instrument to rate aspects of program implementation which included classroom environment and instructional methods.
Fifth-Grade Native English Speakers Performance on STAMP 4Se Spanish Language Proficiency Assessment, February 2018
This report documents how 5th grade native English speakers in the two-way dual language program at Austin Independent School District (AISD) performed on STAMP 4Se, a Spanish-language proficiency test, during the 2017-2018 school year.
This report provides information on AISD's bilingual and English as a Second Language programs implemented in 2016–2017, summarizing the numbers of students served, and students’ language acquisition and academic performance.