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New Student Registration :
For information visit the District Registrars Webpage


"Working Together to Create Lifelong Learners."

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

Please contact the Registrar at
to set an appointment

Edwards Elementary School Welcome Letter

Welcome to Edwards Elementary School! 

Our shared vision states “We strive to prepare, inspire, and support all students to be learners for life.”

Student success comes as the result of caring teachers that provide effective instruction, as well as parent(s)/guardian(s) that are involved in their child’s learning. Our students come from diverse backgrounds that enrich our learning environment, and we work to make everyone feel included and comfortable in our school. 

At Edwards we maintain high academic and behavioral expectations for students.  We emphasize teaching students to act in harmony with the guiding principles of good character.  We do this by guiding students to be positive, independent and intrinsically motivated learners.

Edwards is a K-5 two-section building.  It opened its doors in 1951, adding additional rooms in 1956.  The school is named after David Edwards, a member of the Ames Board of Education for 18 years.  The enrollment hovers around 260 students.

We want to be responsive to the needs of our students and families. As a team, we provide Educational Excellence for your child.

David Peterson, Principal


Every Wednesday
is Early Dismissal
at 2:05 pm

Download School
Supply List
2013-2014 in
.pdf Format

April 10, 2014
6:30 p.m.

April 22, 2014

Edwards/Mitchell/Sawyer Orchestra Concert
@ Ames Middles School 7:00 p.m.

May 15, 2014

Edwards PTO
6:30 pm

May 22, 2014

6th Grade Orientation
@ Ames Middle School
6:30 pm

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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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