Ames Community School District

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Ames Community School District
Type and location
Grades K–12
Established The Hoggatt School first schoolhouse in the vicinity was built in 1862 to serve area residents before the city of Ames was established.
Region Story County
District information
Superintendent Dr. Timothy Taylor
Accreditation North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges,[2] Iowa Department of Education
Schools 1 early childhood center
5 elementary schools
1 middle school
1 secondary school
NCES District ID 1903540[1]
Students and staff
Students 4,468 (as of 2010-2011)
Teachers 355[3]
Staff 589[3]
Other information
Website http://www.ames.k12.ia.us/

The Ames Community School District is the public school district for the city of Ames, in Story County, Iowa. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges[2] and the Iowa Department of Education.

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Story County, Iowa highlighted in red.

Schools[edit]

There are eight schools in the Ames Community School District, with one high and middle school, and six elementary schools.

Ames High School[edit]

Main article: Ames High School

Ames Middle School is located at 1921 Ames High Drive . The webpage can be found here.

Ames Middle School[edit]

Ames Middle School is located on 3915 Mortensen Road. The webpage can be found here.

Elementary ("Primary") schools[edit]

There are six elementary schools in the Ames Community School District.

Edwards[edit]

Edwards Elementary School is located on 820 Miller Ave. The webpage can be found here

Fellows[edit]

Fellows Elementary School is located on 1400 McKinley. The webpage can be found here

Meeker[edit]

Meeker Elementary School is located on 300 20th Street. The webpage can be found here

Kate Mitchell[edit]

Kate Mitchell Elementary School is located on 3521 Jewel Drive. The webpage can be found here

Abbie Sawyer[edit]

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School is located on 4316 Ontario Street. The webpage can be found here

Northwood Preschool Center[edit]

The Northwood building was an elementary school that was closed. In the summer of 2009, the school district remolded it for a preschool center. Northwood is located on 302 Duff Avenue. The webpage can be found here

Other Buildings[edit]

Willson Beardshear Early Childhood Center[edit]

Willson Beardshear School is located on 920 Carroll Avenue. **Wilson Beardshear was closed in the summer of 2009. The Early Childhood Center was moved to Northwood school.

Roosevelt Elementary School[edit]

Roosevelt is located at 921 9th Street. Roosevelt was closed in 2005 due to budget constraints, and lagging enrollment. The building was credited as the second oldest in the ACSD.

Crawford Elementary School[edit]

Crawford is located at 415 Stanton Avenue.It was closed in 2001 and then remodeled into a district administrative building. Today is the only district administration building and is also the oldest building in the ACSD.

Media[edit]

  • Channel 7 is the school district's Educational-access television cable TV channel, which is provided through Mediacom Cable Television as part of a franchise agreement with the City of Ames The district televises their school board meetings through this network.

Enrollment[edit]

Year District-wide High schools Middle schools Elementary schools Pre-Kindergarten
2003-2004[4] 4,483 1,505 1,010 1,868 100
2002-2003[5] 4,528 1,538 1,046 1,913 31
2001-2002[6] 4,787 1,609 1,105 2,070 3
2000-2001[7] 4,874 1,629 1,162 2,078 5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Ames Community School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b http://www.ncacasi.org/school-search/search: Search by school name: "Ames High School"
  3. ^ a b "District Profile". Ames Community School District. 2007. Archived from the original on 26 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-02. 
  4. ^ Iowa Department of Education (2003). "Certified Annual Reports for FY03-04 (Spreadsheet)". 
  5. ^ Iowa Department of Education (2002). "Certified Annual Reports for FY02-03 (Spreadsheet)". 
  6. ^ Iowa Department of Education (2001). "Certified Annual Reports for FY01-02 (Spreadsheet)". 
  7. ^ Iowa Department of Education (2000). "Certified Annual Reports for FY00-01 (Spreadsheet)". 

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