RATINGS
District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.


Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Ames Community School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
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College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Ames community school district at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
ACADEMICS
District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Finances
How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Ames Community School District
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Parent / Guardian
January 19, 2020
I wish I could have the teachers I have met work with my student, but in a different place.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
January 19, 2020
Awesome teachers but miserable administration at all levels. So worried about political correctness that they will not back their teachers, and will not AT ALL focus on an effective learning... More
Review for Ames High School
Parent / Guardian
December 28, 2019
Teachers are excellent but Flynn is one of the worst admistrators we have ever dealt with in our 31 years of having children and our own school experience with this disctict.