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.
From Gateway to Project Lead the Way: Tracking Middle School Engineering Participants into High School
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) administers a national engineering program in middle schools, called Gateway, and in high schools, called Project Lead the Way (PLTW). In this summary, the PLTW courses taken during high school were examined for two cohorts of students who participated in the Gateway program at some point in their middle school years (eighth graders in 2011–2012 and 2012–2013). Overall, more than half of Gateway 8th grade students in 2011–2012 (57%) and 2012–2013 (56%) attended a PLTW high school. Of…
This report summarizes feedback from teachers and program coordinators who participated in focus group discussions about a newly implemented professional development model called Project GLAD.
Bilingual and English as a Second Language Academic Performance Summary Report, STAAR and EOC, 2017-2018
This report summarizes the bilingual and English as a second language participants’ academic performance during 2017–2018. Students' advanced placement course performance, STAAR and EOC performance, and graduation and dropout rates are summarized.
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.
This report summarizes results from the 2007-2008 program evaluation of Project ADVANCE.
During the summer of 2014, Austin ISD’s Department of English Language Learners provided guided language acquisition design (Project GLAD) training to 33 district teachers. Teachers from two AISD campuses were selected to participate in the district’s pilot of the Project GLAD program. This report summarizes Fall 2014 survey responses from the 33 teachers who participated in the training.
This report summarizes evaluation results of AISD's 2005-2006 Project Advance program.
This report details the results of the 2015 survey of teachers and librarians in AISD regarding technology integration and implementation and their awareness or use of Project Based Learning (PBL). Teachers and librarians across all grade levels and content areas were surveyed to learn about their skill levels, hardware and software application usage as well as selected technology infused student activities. A key finding indicates a need to initiate efforts to increase and expand the culture of technological innovation and elevate the knowledge and skills of AISD staff around instructional…
The National Wildlife Federation engaged in a two-year partnership with AISD to build and maintain outdoor learning habitats for elementary and middle school campuses. This report summarizes the findings from the year 2 program evaluation (academic year 2011-2012), focusing on teacher perceptions and curriculum considerations as well as the actual design and usage of the habitats for teaching science in the middle grades.