Ready by 21 Dashboard

RB21 Dashboard Overview

 

  community indicator
(Data is reported for Travis County
unless otherwise specified.)
baseline most recent status*
Academically Successful and Workforce Ready Percent of Central Texas children who are Kindergarten Ready 52% in 2010 53% in 2013 status icon: unchanged
Attendance Rate for Central Texas schools 95.3% in 2007-2008 95.9% in 2011-2012 status icon: better
Average percent of students retained at each grade level in Austin ISD 4.6% in 2008-2009 3.2% in 2012-2013 status icon: better
Percent of Central Texas students who graduate from high school in four years 85.5% Class of 2009 90.7% Class of 2013 status icon: better
Percent of Central Texas 3rd grade students who pass the state reading exam 92% in 2009 86% in 2013 status icon: worse* Test changed in 2012
Percent of Central Texas 8th grade students who pass the state math exam 84% in 2009 80% in 2013 status icon: worse* Test changed in 2012
Percent of Central Texas high school graduates meeting college readiness standards 47% Class of 2008 62% Class of 2013 status icon: better
Percent of Central Texas high school graduates who earn a post-secondary credential within 6 years 28% Class of 2003 30% Class of 2007 status icon: better
Percent of Youth ages 16-24 who are not in school or working 10.19% in 2011 10.07% in 2014 status icon: unchanged
Physically Healthy and Safe Percent of babies born at a low birth weight (less than 5.5 lbs) 7.4% in 2008 7.8% in 2012 status icon: better
Percent of children under 18 who do not have health insurance 15.7% in 2009 8.9% in 2013 status icon: better
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1000 live births) 4.9 in 2007 4.6 in 2011 status icon: better
Rate of Confirmed Cases of Child Abuse/Neglect (per 1000 children under 18) 8.1 in 2009 9.9 in 2013 status icon: worse
Number of youth under 18 identified in the annual point-in-time homeless count *data collection method changed in 2013 420 in 2014  
Socially and Emotionally Healthy and Safe Percent of children ages 3 to 5 years with parents who have completed evidence-based parent education services 9% in 2011 13% in 2013 status icon: better
Rate of children in foster care (per 1000 children under 18) 5.6 in 2009 5.8 in 2013 status icon: worse
Percent of Austin ISD High School students self-reporting using tobacco at least once per month 13% in 2010 8% in 2014 status icon: better
Percent of Austin ISD High School students self-reporting using alcohol at least once per month 23% in 2010 18% in 2014 status icon: better
Percent of Austin ISD High School students self-reporting using marijuana at least once per month 19% in 2010 18% in 2014 status icon: unchanged
Rate of new Chlamydia cases in teens ages 13-18 (per 1000 teens ages 13-18) 17.26 in 2009 12.88 in 2013 status icon: better
Rate of new Gonorrhea cases in teens ages 13-18 (per 1000 teens ages 13-18) 3.25 in 2009 3.17 in 2013 status icon: unchanged
Rate of live births to teens ages 13-19 (per 1000 females ages 13-19) 49.3 in 2008 30.9 in 2012 status icon: better
Percent of Austin ISD High School students who reported missing school at least once in the previous 30 days because they were too sad, unhappy, depressed, or stressed to attend 15% in 2011 18% in 2014 status icon: worse
Percent of Austin ISD Middle School students who reported missing school at least once in the previous 30 days because they were too sad, unhappy, depressed, or stressed to attend 10% in 2011 12% in 2014 status icon: worse
Suicide rate for youth ages 15-24 (per 100,000 youth ages 15-24) 9.4 in 2006 10.2 in 2010 status icon: worse
Percent of Austin ISD High School students who report being bullied at school 34% in 2010 30% in 2014 status icon: better
Percent of Austin ISD Middle School students who report being bullied at school 51% in 2010 49% in 2014 status icon: better
Percent of Austin ISD High School students who report experiencing hurtful or controlling dating behavior 7% in 2011 6% in 2014 status icon: unchanged
Percent of Austin ISD Middle School students who report experiencing hurtful or controlling dating behavior 8% in 2011 7% in 2014 status icon: unchanged
Percentage of Austin ISD students with disciplinary offenses that resulted in a removal from the regular classroom 9.9% in 2009-2010 6.9% in 2013-2014 status icon: better
Juvenile violent crime rate (per 100,000 children ages 10-17) 181.1 in 2008 99.5 in 2012 status icon: better
Austin ISD elementary students self-reporting respect for diversity on a scale of 1 to 4 3.11 in 2010 3.28 in 2014 status icon: better
Austin ISD Middle School students self-reporting respect for diversity on a scale of 1 to 4 2.79 in 2010 2.96 in 2014 status icon: better
Austin ISD High School students self-reporting respect for diversity on a scale of 1 to 4 2.96 in 2010 3.14 in 2014 status icon: better
Socially and Civically Engaged Percent of low-income youth participating in Out-of-School Time activities   22% in 2010-2011  
Volunteer rate of youth ages 16-24      
Voter turnout of youth ages 18-24 8% in 2012