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."


Super Summer Enrollment
June 1 - June 12, 2015 at Ames MiddleSchool
Registration materials posted
on the District webpage
Click here for more information.

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

2015 Kindergarten Registration for children
who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 15, 2015
Please contact the District Registrar

The next regular School Board Meeting
is Monday, April 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
in the Ames High School Multipurpose Room,
1921 Ames High Dr. 

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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Ames High School Spring Play presents evening of 80s themes

Ames High School Theatre is returning to the 1980s with two shows set in the decade of glam metal music and big hair.

 “That’s Not How I Remember It,” by Don Zolidis opens the evening, a one-act comedy about a husband and wife attempting to explain to their children how they met in the 1980s.  Unfortunately, each parent has a different perspective on how their relationship began. 

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2015-16 School Calendar Update

AMES—The Iowa Legislature passed a bill this week allowing school districts to resume classes no earlier than Aug. 23, 2015. The Ames Community School District is exploring calendar options that staff will take to the Board on April 13. Families planning August vacations should assume school will start the week of Aug. 23, with Aug. 26 or 27 being the most likely dates..

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Poverty Simulation designed to inspire action from community members and leaders

Community Action Poverty Simulation runs from 1 to 4 p.m., Thursday, April. 9, at Cornerstone Church, 56829 U.S. 30.

AMES–Even in a thriving community like Ames, poverty and homelessness place children and youth at risk for missing their full potential. For example, each year between 150 and 200 school children in Ames fit the McKinney-Vento Act’s definition of homelessness: “children who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence,” according to district Homeless Liaison Sipele Quezada.

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