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."


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. 

Transportation Management Services RFP

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the State's Early Literacy Implementation program

Friday Dec. 19th
No classes at Ames High School
End of 2nd Semester/Teacher Workshop Day

Early Dismissal for Winter Break :
Northwood: No afternoon classes
Ames Middle School dismisses 1 p.m. 
Elementary Schools dismiss 1:30 p.m.

Winter Break

No classes and District Offices closed:
Dec. 22nd - Jan.2 
Classes Resume Monday, Jan. 5

Ames Community School District Boundaries 
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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 Community School District receives grant for state’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation system

AMES—Ames Community School District was among the school districts announced today as the next group selected to launch local teacher leadership plans through Iowa’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation System. Associate Superintendent Mandy Ross said staff in Ames is cheering the Iowa Department of Education’s announcement.

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Ames Community School District seeks proposals
for transportation services

AMES—The Ames Community School District seeks proposals for contracted pupil transportation services. The initial term of the contract will be for three years, beginning on July 1, 2015, through the end of the 2017-18 school year. The contract may be extended upon mutual agreement. Proposals are due by 2 p.m., local time, on January 15, 2015.

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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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