Gilbert Junior-Senior High School

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Gilbert High School
312 Gretten Street
Gilbert, Iowa 50105
United States
Coordinates 42°06′25″N 93°38′28″W / 42.107°N 93.641°W / 42.107; -93.641Coordinates: 42°06′25″N 93°38′28″W / 42.107°N 93.641°W / 42.107; -93.641
School type Public high school
School district Gilbert Community School District
Superintendent Lindsey Beecher[1]
Principal Layne Billings[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 396[2] (2012-2013)
School color(s)           Red and Black
Slogan Every Student. Every Day.
Fight song On Wisconsin
Athletics conference Heart of Iowa Conference
Nickname Tigers
Rival Roland Story

Gilbert High School is the only high school in Gilbert, Story County, Iowa. The district covers the city of Gilbert, northern Ames, and the surrounding rural areas.


Gilbert High School is a member of the Heart of Iowa Conference. Teams sponsored by the school in fall include football, cross-country, and volleyball. During winter, the school sponsors basketball and wrestling. There are also hockey and swim teams in Ames that many Gilbert students compete on, but they are not school-affiliated. The spring sports lineup consists of golf, track, and soccer. Lastly, the school features baseball and softball in the summer.

Gilbert's biggest rival is the nearby Roland Story High School.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Steve Jobs — co-founder of Apple Inc. Graduated in 1968.


  1. ^ a b Birch, Tommy (January 13, 2012). "School officials at Gilbert (Iowa) investigated wrestling team". Des Moines Register. USA Today. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Iowa School District Profiles Gilbert" (PDF). Iowa State University. June 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ Halsted, Alex (June 21, 2012). "A field of friendship: ISU players built friendship through baseball". Iowa State Daily. Retrieved August 19, 2014.