Eliminating barriers to college access by preparing students for academic achievement
Ensuring Students are College Ready
Students meet with their APIE College Readiness Advocate during the school day to build their skills in reading, writing, and math to prepare for the Texas Success Initiative assessment. Through small group instruction, Advocates customize student support and build meaningful relationships to encourage students every step of the way.
When students meet college readiness standards, they are eligible to enroll in college-level coursework in Austin ISD Early College High School programs or other higher education institutions, beginning their journey to post-secondary success.
Looking back on the three successful years I have had, I cannot see them happening without you. Without the persistence you showed me and pushing me to take the college readiness test...I believe those are the reasons as to why I continued my education to get to where I am today.
Manuel P., College Readiness Program
APIE students perform better on STAAR and TSI exams than their non-APIE peers.
Significantly greater percentages of APIE participants met TSI college readiness than a matched comparison group and seniors across the district.
APIE’s College Readiness Program supports grades 8-12 at select middle and high schools.
But we can help.
Too many students are entering college without the academic skills they need to succeed. By participating in our program, students are able to build the skills that will propel them to success.
Participating in our College Readiness Program provides the academic coaching students need to: