ERIC Number: ED236181
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Student Achievement: Final Report 1982-1983.
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
The Austin Independent School District (AISD) Office of Research and Evaluation presents the 1982-83 final report on Student Achievement. The major positive findings, as well as the major findings requiring action, are listed. The report discusses AISD student achievement in a question-answer format. (1) How does AISD student achievement compare to national averages? --consistently above national average. (2) How does AISD's 1982-83 student achievement compare to past years? --four year trend in achievement from grade 1 through 10 is upward. (3) How do AISD students perform on the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills (TABS)? --AISD's TABS scores have tended to go up over four years of testing; concurrently, the statewide averages have improved at an equal rate. (4) How do AISD students compare to others taking college admission tests? --AISD seniors score higher on the Scholastic Aptitude Test than do students nationwide and statewide. (5) What do AISD teachers and administrators say about student achievement? --emphasis on achievement has been effective in raising the performance level of students. (6) What other information should be considered to understand student achievement in AISD? --characteristics of the student population and programs for special populations. (PN)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers: Austin Independent School District TX; Scholastic Aptitude Test; Texas Assessment of Basic Skills