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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Edwards Elementary School

I have had kids in Edwards Elementary for 12 years and have had 12 years of wonderful e...

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Ames High School

Didn't realize how great of an education I had received from Ames High until I got to c...

Posted 10 days ago

Fellows Elementary School

Fellows is a great school! I attended the school growing up and have found my sons to ...

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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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