Southwest Austin Real Estate Blog

Latest School Evaluations for Austin ISD

This article is a repost of Community Impact Newspaper's release of the latest results from the 2015-16 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR. The results are published according to campus and district. The following images display how students performed at their annual exams. Enrollment numbers and feeder school ptterns are also presented.

The following are accountability ratings received last August by districts and campuses for the Met Standard, Met Alternative Standard or Improvement required based on STAAR and end-of-course exam results from the 2015-16 school year and other indicators. However, due to computer errors in data from 14,220 students, the approximate number of 3 millions students are incomplete when the campus and district accountability results were computed. To know more about this new story, you can access the original article from which this post was based here.


What's New in Southwest Austin

Living in Southwest Austin? There's always something new happening in Southwest Austin, and if the weekend is looming ahead and seems to be pretty boring, here is a list of new things and attractions you can check out to enliven your otherwise-deadbeat weekend:

1. Construction on the new Goodnight Mixed-Use Subdivision has commenced, with the move-in of first residents to take place before the end of 2016. The 104 single-family home, 9 duplex, and 90 townhouse project is a collaboration between Benchmark Development and members of the Goodnight family. You can access our own post about this project here.

2. Gondolas could be the newest transportation option in Austin, IF the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (which oversees the MoPac toll lane project) will approve funding for a viability study for a proposed 8-mile gondola line that would run above South First and Guadalupe Streets. The proposal, presented by Argodesign last September 7, is behind the urban cable concept called "The Wire".

3. Southwest Austin celebrated the launching of new nonprofit The L.I.F.E. Project, which will serve young adults with autism and neurological and developmental disorders after high school. The nonprofit learning center is located across from Crocket High School.

4. Updates on the expansion of the free program called Highway Emergency Response Operator of the Capital Area...