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Extended Learning Program

The Ames High School Extended Learning Program “serves students who require instruction and educational services commensurate with their abilities and beyond those provided by the regular school program.” (Iowa Code 257.44).

Students in the Ames High ELP program demonstrate achievement or potential ability in the following areas:

  • general intellectual ability
  • creative thinking
  • leadership ability
  • visual and performing arts ability
  • specific ability aptitude

Opportunities for ELP students at Ames High School include:

  • Freshman Seminar
  • Sophomore Study Center
  • Independent Study
  • Mentorships and Internships
  • Acceleration
  • Post Secondary Enrollment Options

AHS ELP Brochure 2016

Ames High School
ELP Staff

Nicole Kuhns

ELP Coordinator / TOSA



Josh Gorman

ELP Teacher



Catherine Monroe

ELP District Secretary



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