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

Super Summer
June 1 - June 12, 2015 at Ames MiddleSchool
The course catalog will be posted on the
District webpage March 23:
Registration materials will be posted
on the District webpage March 30.
Click here for more information.

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

2015 Kindergarten Registration for children
who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 15, 2015
will be at Northwood Preschool Center
Wednesday, April 1 from 9 a.m.-noon,
and Thursday, April 2, from 2 - 7 p.m.

Transportation Management Services
RFP Information

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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School pantries help students meet basic needs

AMES–Access to personal hygiene products, clothing and food is so basic to most people’s routines, they may take it for granted. For students living with financial or housing instability, however, staple items can be hard to procure. The Ames Community School District unveiled an innovative solution this month by opening Student Pantries at Ames Middle School and Ames High School..

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Ames School District takes student registration online

AMES–Web-based technology is allowing the Ames Community School District to retire the form-laden registration packets families of Ames students are accustomed to receiving in the mail each year. Registration for students attending Ames Schools for the 2015-16 school year will be online and nearly paperless, thanks to a process the District designed with its student information system, Infinite Campus.

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Summer Sale

Legislative issues affecting school districts

AMES—The Iowa Legislature is currently discussing school funding and the school calendar.

The House has recommended a 1.25 percent increase in school funding for the upcoming year and the Senate has proposed a 6 percent increase.

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It is the policy of the Ames Community School District to maintain a nondiscriminatory environment in every aspect of the operation of the District. The District shall provide equal educational and employment opportunities without regard to color, sex, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, or socioeconomic status in its educational programs and activities or its employment and personnel policies. Dr. Tim Taylor, Superintendent, is the reporting officer for affirmative action, desegregation, and discrimination. Any questions should be directed to: Dr. Tim E. Taylor - Educational Services Center- 415 Stanton Ave.- Ames, IA 50014– (515) 268-6610 State and Federal Non Discrimination Policy

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