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Recent Publications

Family Engagement Services by Parent Support Specialists in 2020–2021

Austin Independent School District (AISD) views family engagement as a top priority. In alignment with this priority, AISD employs parent support specialists (PSS)s at 69 Title I schools, 52 of whom are funded with City of Austin funds. PSSs provide family members, parents and guardians with various support services, access to resources, and opportunities for learning and engagement. This report summarizes some of the family engagement services provided by PSSs and the activities of the PSSs during school year 2020–2021.

2020 ACT Test Results Summary

This report describes ACT test results for AISD’s graduating seniors, Class of 2020, who took the ACT any time during high school.

2020 SAT Test Results Summary

This report describes SAT test results for AISD's graduating seniors, Class of 2020, who took the SAT any time during high school.

Student Teaching Program: Student Teacher and Cooperating Teacher Survey Results, Spring 2021

This report describes the results from the Student Teacher Survey and the Cooperating Teacher Survey. Findings indicated most student teachers had a positive experience in the Student Teaching Program. Additionally, most cooperating teachers would recommend their student teacher for employment suggesting the Student Teaching Program can serve as an effective teacher recruitment pipeline for AISD.

Student Climate Survey, Spring 2021

The AISD Student Climate Survey measures students' perceptions of school climate across a number of dimensions, including engagement, relationships, safety, personal development skills, and college intentions. Students in grades 3 through 11 are provided with the voluntary opportunity to take the survey every spring, with survey results used by district and campus leaders for planning, goal setting, and decision-making. To view results, click on the link below, then select "Student Climate Survey" from the drop down menu at the top left of the page.