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Ames Community School District

GreatSchools Rating: 9 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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415 Stanton Ave
Ames, IA 50014
Story County
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PH: (515) 268-6600

  • Grades PK-12
  • 4414 students
  • 8 schools

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 ITBS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 88% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 87% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

Math
 88% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 4

Reading
 87% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 87% (2006)
 93% (2005)
The state average for Reading was 82% in 2011.

Math
 90% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 85% (2006)
 91% (2005)
The state average for Math was 82% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 5

Reading
 87% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 91% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2011.

Math
 86% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 6

Reading
 81% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 80% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2011.

Math
 82% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 7

Reading
 89% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

Math
 91% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 8

Reading
 86% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 84% (2006)
 82% (2005)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

Math
 86% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 88% (2006)
 88% (2005)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Iowa: An Overview

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 ITBS Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students88%
Low socioeconomic status78%
Disability72%
English language learner81%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Low socioeconomic status74%
Disability72%
English language learner75%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students87%
Low socioeconomic status77%
Disability56%
English language learner64%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Low socioeconomic status80%
Disability68%
English language learner71%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students87%
Low socioeconomic status67%
Disability50%
English language learner71%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Low socioeconomic status67%
Disability50%
English language learner57%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students81%
Low socioeconomic status57%
Disability29%
English language learner50%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Low socioeconomic status60%
Disability26%
English language learner57%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students89%
Low socioeconomic status75%
Disability41%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Low socioeconomic status77%
Disability45%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Low socioeconomic status65%
Disability41%
English language learner40%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Low socioeconomic status64%
Disability40%
English language learner50%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 ITED Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11

Reading
 92% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 91% (2005)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

Math
 88% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 89% (2005)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2011.

Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Testing in Iowa: An Overview

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 ITED Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students92%
Low socioeconomic status76%
Disability43%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Low socioeconomic status65%
Disability29%
Source: IA Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math.
  • The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year.
  • The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. Students who score at the 40th percentile are considered proficient.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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