Ames Schools

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GreatSchools Rating: 9 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
Ames's rating is based on its public schools' test results; 10 is best. Learn more

Top-Rated Ames Public Schools

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Ames Middle School
Fellows Elementary School
Ames High School
Meeker Elementary School
Abbie Sawyer Elementary School

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Recent Reviews

Abbie Sawyer Elementary School

Sawyer adopted the "no homework" policy, which I personally believe hurts students and ...

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Edwards Elementary School

We continue to be pleased with the education our children are receiving at Edwards Elem...

Posted 27 days ago

What's it like to live in Ames?

Median household income $49,071 $48,978 $50,935
Median home price $161,600 $110,700 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)97% 89% 100%
Unemployment 4% 6% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)644
Days per year with some sun: 202
Days per year with some precipitation: 90
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 58,965
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