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6-8
Public district
Ames, IA
Students enrolled: 912
 

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3915 Mortensen Rd
Ames, IA 50014

(515) 268-2400
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June 06, 2013
School administrators are horrible, rude and they are not working for the kids. The principal "Pam" is certainly incompetent when it comes to bullying issues. They want to avoid issues at all costs and they do not support the victims at all because they just do not want to do the paperwork and or work in general in dealing with the bullies themselves and their parents. A shame since Ames is such a great community and use to be a great place to get an education for our children. Maybe it will improve with another principal and better bullying initiative. Praying this will not be another Columbine. Sorry, but these people just do not care about their jobs nor the kids.

- submitted by a parent

May 31, 2013
Ames middle school. Everyone is horrible. The kids have no manners and are never disciplined. Majority of the teachers including the principal and they women in student services are fake. They are rude to your face and are very happy and more then willing to embarrass someone. They are rude and should be fired. take your kid somewhere else unless you want them to be bullied and have the immature adults not do anything about it. If you want a good education for you kid this is a good place but their lives will be miserable and there spirits may be crushed.

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October 19, 2009
The Ames Middle School is certainly top-notch. In general, the academics are above-average. Granted, the student's don't, by and large, help the atmosphere, but it is not a major issue. A sufficiently large amount of after-school activities and programs exist to make it easy to find a niche. i'd reccommend it

- submitted by a student

August 30, 2009
AMS is a great school. They actually care that the students learn. They make it interesting so the kids like it. The acedemics are second to none. There are a variety of after school programs that kids can get involved in. The parents seem to to be in the know. The most teachers answer emails fairly quick. You should no fears of what your child can learn and or become socially involved in the right enviroment.

- submitted by a parent

July 05, 2008
I love ames middle school It is really friendly and fun. and I learn alot

- submitted by a student

January 05, 2005
I go to AMS. At AMS there are so many extra cirricular programs. There is an ELP for kids who need to have a challenge. There are 4 extracurricular classes for kids interested in art. AMS has so many sports. In the fall there's volleyball, football, cross country and soccer. In the winter there's girls basketball, boys basketball, wrestling, and gymnastics. In the spring there's track. For other activites that aren't as active you can choose from mock trial, DI, band, chrous, orchestra, jazz band, SATB select choir, Science Olympiad, Lego League,talent show, and so much more. Parents have their own booster club to help raise money. It helps AMS to do some fun programs.

- submitted by a student

October 27, 2004
i this this is a great school. student here are friendly and hard working. there are a lot of activities students can join. mathcount,science olympia,drama club, etc.teachers here are highly leveled. as a current student of ames middle school, i think this is a great choice. kids here thinks it's fun to go to school. make a good choice!

- submitted by a student

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Ames Middle School
3915 Mortensen Rd, Ames, IA  50014
(515) 268-2400
Last modified Ames Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ames Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top