Whole Child, Whole School, Whole Community

AISD is committed to the development of the whole child. DRE staff evaluate many programs which provide support services to promote healthy student development, and initiatives and opportunities to ensure well-rounded students, teachers, parents and communities.

Recent Publications

2018-2019 Coordinated School Health

Coordinated School Health (CSH) Program implementation data are collected from each Austin Independent School District campus in the spring. Campus results are reflected in the district’s strategic plan scorecard and in AISD’s Local Accountability System. * To view the report, click on the link below, then select "Coordinated School Health" from the drop down menu at the top left of the page.

Sequential Fine Arts in 2017-2018

AISD promotes access to sustained learning for all students in music, visual art, drama, and dance. This report discusses the relationship between sequential fine arts participation and student outcomes for the school year 2017–2018 and how the relationships differ between based on student characteristics (i.e. race, ethnicity, special education status and limited English speaking status). To view the interactive report, click on the link below, then use the green drop down menu in the upper left corner to select “Fine Arts Participation.”

Creative Teaching in 2017-2018

Creative instruction across the curriculum is a critical pillar of the Creative Learning Initiative (CLI). This report, the second in a series of three on CLI, shares teacher’s reactions to training in Creative Teaching, how and why they use it in the classroom, and how that usage relates to student outcomes. To view the interactive report, click on the link below, then use the green drop down menu in the upper left corner to select “Creative Teaching.”

Creative Campus Distribution in 2017-2018

National research shows that students attending arts-rich schools have higher levels of motivation and better academic and social success. This report, the first in a series of three on the Creative Learning Initiative, is used to track the progress of our district's investment in the whole child through the arts and creative teaching at each campus. To view the interactive report, click on the link below, then use the green drop down menu in the upper left corner to select “Creative Campus Profiles.”