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."


Congratulations Class of 2015

Memorial Day - Monday, May 25
No Classes

Last Day of Schoo, Tuesday, May 26
Early Dismissal
Ames High School 1:15 pm
Ames Middle School 1:00 pm
Ames Elementary Schools 1:30 pm

Super Summer Enrollment
June 1 - June 12, 2015 at Ames Middle School
Registration materials posted
on the District webpage
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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, June 1, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
in the Ames High School Multipurpose Room,
1921 Ames High Dr. 

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the State's Early Literacy Implementation program

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
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Half of state’s 2015 Presidential Scholar Semifinalists are from Ames

AMES—Ames High School seniors Rachel Kim, Akash Mitra and Kushan Tyagi were selected as national semifinalists to advance to the final round of this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars competition. From nearly 3.3 million graduating high school seniors, more than 4,300 students were identified as candidates in the program, and 565 semifinalists have been selected from across the countryas the pool from which the 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars will be chosen. Only Six students from Iowa were selected as semifinalists..

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Ames High School student’s infographic wins national award

AMES—At first, Brandon Johnson chose to study Environmental Science simply to avoid being just like his friends taking physics and chemistry. The Ames High School junior became a standout student, however, for an unrelated reason. During the course, taught by award-winning environmental science teacher Mike Todd, Johnson won the Project Localize national award for the most informative artwork.

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School Board decides Aug. 24, 2015  as first day of school

The Ames Community School Board approved Aug. 24, 2015 as the first day of school for first–12th grade for the 2015-16 school year. The Board approved Calendar Option B at its meeting, Monday, April 27.

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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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