Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District

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The Adel DeSoto Minburn (ADM) School District is a public school district headquartered in Adel, Iowa.[1]

The district, mostly in Dallas County, has a small portion in Madison County. It serves the Iowa communities of Adel, DeSoto, Minburn,[2] and is located on the west edge of the Des Moines Metro area.[3]

ADM has been recognized[who?] as a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) innovator[4] and offers high school Project Lead the Way courses in engineering, computer science, and biomedical science[5], 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.[6] 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.[7]

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.[8]
  • 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.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home. Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District. Retrieved on November 3, 2018. "ADM Community School District 215 North 11th Street Adel, IA 50003"
  2. ^ "Adel DeSoto Minburn." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on November 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "About Our District - ADM Community School District". ADM Community School District. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
  4. ^ "Grant highlights importance of rural STEM education for high-achieving students | College of Education | University of Iowa". education.uiowa.edu. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  5. ^ "Dallas County Hospital". www.dallascohospital.org. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  6. ^ "Preparing Learners with STEM Education - ADM Community School District". ADM Community School District. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
  7. ^ "Galva-Holstein." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on November 3, 2018.
  8. ^ "U.S. News Best Schools". 2018-09-07. Retrieved 2018-09-07.
  9. ^ "See the Evidence | All Things PLC | Powered by Solution Tree". allthingsplc.secure.agroup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  10. ^ Home. Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District. April 13, 2000. Retrieved on November 3, 2018.

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