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."


Students' last day of school is Wednesday June 4.

Ames Community School District Boundaries
Some school boundaries are changing in August 2014
when the new Edwards school building opens.
Families in the school district
have already been notified.
Click here to view a map of the new boundaries.
Contact the Registrar, 515.268.6605, if you have
a question about the boundary school for
a particular address.

Preschool registration begins 
March 3
. Pick up packets at Northwood Preschool
Center, 3012 Duff Ave. Register by May 1 to
be guaranteed placement

2014 Kindergarten Registration
for children  who will be 5 years old by Sept. 15, 2014.
Forms available here

Please contact the Registrar at
515-268-6605 to set an appointment

The next regular School Board Meeting
is Monday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.
in the Ames High Multipurpose Room

Super Summer 2014
June 9 - June 20, 2014
Ames Middle School
Click here for details

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for community events!

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Ames Middle School program connects students to their college dreams

AMES—Ames–For some students in Ames like Fela Santana, going to college seems like an unattainable dream, even with a university at the center of the community.

Santana moved to Ames from Chicago earlier this year. Besides being new in eighth grade at Ames Middle School, she said she lacked self-confidence. 

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Community invited to review proposed math textbooks

AMESThe Ames Community School District Curriculum and Instruction Department invites the community to review math textbooks proposed for adoption.  The recommendations are based on an intensive pilot conducted for the last three
months by math teachers at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels

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Tableau software helps teachers meet students’ learning needs

AMES- Evaluating how well students are grasping all they’re capable of and expected to learn is a vital strategy for instruction. Teachers in the Ames Community School District assess students frequently and use the results to determine how to adjust instruction at key points in the learning process.

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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

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