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Upcoming Events

  • AHS – 1st Day of Classes for 10th-12th Graders August 26, 2019
  • AMS – 1st Day of Classes for 7th & 8th Graders August 26, 2019
  • AHS – 1st Day of Classes for 10th-12th Graders August 26, 2019
Address: 1921 Ames High Dr., Ames, Iowa 50010 Phone: 515-817-0600 Fax: 515-817-0627
Summer : Monday - Thurs: 7:30 - 11:00 AM, 12:00 - 3:30 PM Friday: 7:30 - 11:30 AM Brian Carico, Principal

PrintAmes High Rated the Best High School in Iowa by U.S. News and World Report in 2019.  
We prepare students for a lifetime of learning and citizenship, whether they pursue four-year college, vocational training or an alternative path.

Activities at a Glance

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Aug 24 Cross Country: Girls JV/V Parent Meeting August 24, 9:00 AM Brookside Park
Aug 26 AHS – 1st Day of Classes for 10th-12th Graders August 26 (all day)
Aug 27 Cross Country: Girls Varsity vs. Mount Vernon (Away) August 27, 12:00 AM
Aug 27 Cross Country: Boys Varsity vs. Mount Vernon (Away) August 27, 12:00 AM
Aug 27 Volleyball: JV vs. Des Moines North (Home) August 27, 5:00 PM

Ames High Points of Pride

Ames High's state ranking in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report

No. 1

Ames High School's state ranking by Niche.com

No. 3

Number of Ames High students who have been named United States Presidential Scholars

15

Number of students in the Ames High Class of 2019 named National Merit Finalists

10

Number of students named AP Scholars based on 2017 scores on AP exams

35

Number of students named AP Scholars with Honors based on 2017 scores on AP exams

24

Number of students named AP Scholars with Distinction based on 2017 scores on AP exams

45

Number of students named National AP Scholars based on 2017 scores on AP exams

5

Number of students who earned a perfect 36 on one or more sub-tests for 2016-17 ACT

24
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