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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 AHS include:

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

 Ames High School
ELP Staff


Josh Gorman

ELP Teacher


Extended Learning Program Forms

ISU PSEO – First Time Form


Mentorship Form

Independent Study Form

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