Mission Statement : " The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the
knowledge, skills, attitudes, values,  and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society."

      
 




Registration for 2015-16 Preschool
begins Monday, March 2. Pick up a packet at
  Northwood Preschool Center, 3012 Duff Ave.
Complete and return the packet
by Friday, May 1 to be guaranteed
a spot in the program.

The next regular School Board Meeting
is Monday, Janaury 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
in the Ames High School Multipurpose Room,
1921 Ames High Dr. 

Click here for important information about
the State's Early Literacy Implementation program
.


Ames Community School District Boundaries 
Click here to view a 2014 map of the
District boundaries.

Contact the Registrar,  515.268.6605, if you have 
a question about the boundary school for
a particular address.

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Fifth graders hold Invention Convention

AMES—Fifth graders in the Ames Community School District, like Andrew Sullivan and Matthew Hehr, have big ideas for inventions that could help solve global issues or address everyday problems. Andrew said the inspiration for his invention, for example, came from seeing his mother walk around the house with her cell phone propped between her neck and shoulder to keep her hands free while talking. He teamed up with classmate Matthew Hehr  to solve the problem. They’re refining their invention, the Clip-a-Phone, built from simple household items such as binder clips, tape and a crayon.

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ick here for information

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Weather-related closings and school delays

AMES—With winter weather in full force, here’s a reminder of the procedures we follow for weather-related closures, start time delays and early dismissals.

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Summer Sale  

Ames students shine on international test

AMES—A cross-section of Ames High School sophomores and juniors has debunked the notion that all American students lag behind their international peers in terms of academic prowess. The randomly selected 15-year-olds in Ames who took the OECD test, an international test of science, mathematics and reading skills, scored toe-to-toe with global powerhouses like Singapore, Japan, Korea and Hong Kong this year. .

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