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, February 9, 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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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.

The Department of Education has tightened requirements for local school districts to receive waivers from the state law that says schools can’t begin classes prior to the week that includes September 1.

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ick here for information
Summer Sale  


Ames High School presents Winter Musical “Once Upon a Mattress”


What is a Queen supposed to do to find the perfect princess bride for her son?  Devise a test of the princesses’ “sensitivity, ” of course. That’s the plan when the classic “Princess and the Pea" fairy tale comes to life in a comic musical presented by the Ames High School Drama and Music Departments.

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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.

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