Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District

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Coordinates: 41°37′07″N 94°01′21″W / 41.618557°N 94.022363°W / 41.618557; -94.022363

Adel DeSoto Minburn (ADM) Community School District
ADM CSD logo.png
Location
Adel, Iowa
Dallas and Madison counties

United States
Coordinates41.618557, -94.022363
District information
TypeLocal school district
GradesK-12
Established1993
SuperintendentGreg Dufoe
Schools4
Budget$21,274,000 (2015-16)[1]
NCES District ID1903150 [1]
Students and staff
Students1925 (2018-19) [1]
Teachers126.99 FTE [1]
Staff132.51 FTE [1]
Student–teacher ratio15.16 [1]
Athletic conferenceRaccoon River Conference
District mascotTigers
ColorsScarlet and Black
         
Other information
Websitewww.admschools.org

The Adel DeSoto Minburn (ADM) School District is a public school district headquartered in Adel, Iowa.[2]

The district, mostly in Dallas County, has a small portion in Madison County. It serves the Iowa communities of Adel, DeSoto, Minburn,[3] and is located on the west edge of the Des Moines Metro area.[4]

ADM has been recognized by the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development as a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) innovator[5] and offers high school Project Lead the Way courses in engineering, computer science, and biomedical science[6], STEM Excellence and Leadership program for middle schoolers, as well as an innovative agricultural technology curriculum, technology course strands focusing on audio/visual editing and design, web and database design, and a middle school Project Lead the Way Gateway to Technology program.[7] Among several notable alumni is Nile Kinnick, Iowa's only Heisman Trophy winner as a scholar and athlete at The University of Iowa in 1939, who attended school in the district until his junior year.

History[edit]

The district formed on July 1, 1993 as a result of the merger of the Adel DeSoto Community School District and the Central Dallas Community School District.[8]

Schools[edit]

  • ADM High School
    • ADM High School is located in Adel, serves students in grades 9-12, and has been recognized as one of the top 10 high schools in Iowa by US News.[9]
  • ADM Middle School
  • DeSoto Intermediate
    • DeSoto Intermediate is located in De Soto, and serves students in grades 3–5.
  • Adel Elementary
    • Adel Elementary is located in Adel, and serves students in grades PS-2.

Previously the district had an elementary school in Minburn.[11]

ADM High School[edit]

Athletics[edit]

The Tigers compete in the Raccoon River Conference in the following sports:[12]

Fall Sports[edit]

  • Cross Country (boys and girls)
  • Swimming (girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Football

Winter Sports[edit]

  • Basketball (boys and girls)
  • Wrestling
    • 1970 Class A State Champions[13]
  • Swimming (boys)

Spring Sports[edit]

  • Track and Field (boys and girls)
  • Golf (boys and girls)
    • Boys' - 1984 Class 2A State Champions[14]
  • Tennis (boys and girls)
  • Soccer (girls)
  • Baseball
  • Softball


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Williamsburg Comm School District". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ Home. Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District. Retrieved on November 3, 2018. "ADM Community School District 215 North 11th Street Adel, IA 50003"
  3. ^ "Adel DeSoto Minburn." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on November 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "About Our District - ADM Community School District". ADM Community School District. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
  5. ^ "Grant highlights importance of rural STEM education for high-achieving students | College of Education | University of Iowa". education.uiowa.edu. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  6. ^ "Dallas County Hospital". www.dallascohospital.org. Archived from the original on 2018-09-08. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  7. ^ "Preparing Learners with STEM Education - ADM Community School District". ADM Community School District. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
  8. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  9. ^ "U.S. News Best Schools". 2018-09-07. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
  10. ^ "See the Evidence | All Things PLC | Powered by Solution Tree". allthingsplc.secure.agroup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  11. ^ Home. Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District. April 13, 2000. Retrieved on November 3, 2018.
  12. ^ "Raccoon River Conference". Raccoon River Conference. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  13. ^ 2020 Wrestling Stat Book
  14. ^ "2019-2020 Golf Stat Book" (PDF). Iowa High School Athletic Association. 2019-12-16. Retrieved 2020-07-30.

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