Ames High School

8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
9-12
Students
1,400
Type
Public
Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Reading
90%
State avg: 81%
Science
88%
State avg: 81%
Math
91%
State avg: 84%
College readiness
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AP course participation
36%
State avg: 9%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
97%
State avg: 65%
Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
Black
Hispanic
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes because they know that teachers are the most important factor on their child’s education, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
254 :1
State avg: 409 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
4%
State avg: 10%
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Last modified: April 20, 2017
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