Ames, IA
Public School Ratings




Best

Best Ames Neighborhoods for Education



Ames Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Ames Comm School District Details

Ames Comm School District
415 Stanton Ave
Ames, IA 50014

4,373 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Ames Comm School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ames High School
1921 Ames High Drive
Ames, IA, 50010
09-12
Ames Middle School
3915 Mortensen Road
Ames, IA, 50014
06-08
Edwards Elementary School
820 Miller Ave
Ames, IA, 50014
KG-05
Fellows Elementary School
1400 Mc Kinley
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05
Meeker Elementary School
300 20th Street
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05
Mitchell Elementary School
3521 Jewel Dr
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05
Northwood Pre-School School
3012 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA, 50010
PK-KG
Sawyer Elementary School
4316 Ontario St
Ames, IA, 50010
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.8% 81.2%
Black 8.6% 5.7%
Hispanic 7.9% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.5% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.3% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.8% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 6.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,392 $32,916,576 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $291 $1,295,823 1.9%
Staff $175 $779,275 1.1%
General Administration $215 $957,395 1.4%
School Administration $489 $2,177,517 3.1%
Operation $924 $4,114,572 5.9%
Transportation $352 $1,567,456 2.3%
Other $426 $1,896,978 2.7%
Total Support $2,872 $12,789,016 18.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,306 $23,627,618 34.1%
Total Expenditures $15,570 $69,333,210 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,410 $3,236,966,383 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $337 $170,410,528 2.7%
Staff $350 $176,600,126 2.8%
General Administration $244 $123,282,433 2.0%
School Administration $567 $286,386,305 4.6%
Operation $925 $467,326,879 7.5%
Transportation $402 $202,909,854 3.3%
Other $262 $132,545,859 2.1%
Total Support $3,088 $1,559,530,939 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,787 $1,407,134,747 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,286 $6,203,629,027 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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