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Ames Community School District


Ames Community School District is located close to the center of Iowa. Ames Community School District has 36.73 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ames Community School District population is 58,297. Ames Community School District median household income is $40,352 in 2010-2014. Ames Community School District median house value is $167,200 in 2010-2014. On average, Ames Community School District is much better than the state average in quality.

Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:8
Population58,297 (2010-2014), rank #10
Population Growth9.89% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:1,586.68/sq mi, rank #6
Median Household Income:$40,352 at 2010-2014—11.82% increase since 2005-2009, rank #334
Median House Price:$167,200 at 2010-2014—5.22% increase since 2005-2009, rank #41
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:36.73 sq mi, rank #355
Water Area:0.02 sq mi (0.04%), rank #339
County:Story County
City:Ames, Nevada
Zip:50010, 50014, 50012, 50011, 50201
Area:Ames, IA
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Ames Community School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

415 Stanton Ave
Ames IA, 50014, Story County
Phone: 515-268-6600

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:4,4444,4454,4144,4684,5174,4784,485
English Language Learner Students:204194190204216198182
Total Teachers:304.65306.84305.08305.40329.33330.70310.40
Total Other Staff:196.08208.73195.69184.53212.50208.50306.70
Instructional Aides:
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:10.509.503.
Total Guidance Counselors:12.7912.8111.7511.5011.5011.5013.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NA7.816.756.507.507.506.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NA5.
Other Guidance Counselors:12.79NANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:16.4719.4914.9214.9214.0014.0020.00
School Administrators:12.0013.5712.7213.0012.0012.0012.00
School Administrative Support:17.5517.9819.8724.6313.0013.0019.00
Student Support Services:80.0288.1786.5886.126.506.507.50
Other Support Services:39.7540.9639.8522.8654.1047.1060.20
Student-Teacher Ratio:14.5914.4914.4714.6313.7213.5414.45


Abbie Sawyer Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   4316 Ontario St, Ames IA 50010
Ames High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1921 Ames High Dr, Ames IA 50010
Ames Middle School Grade 6 to Grade 8   3915 Mortensen Rd, Ames IA 50014
Edwards Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3622 Woodland St, Ames IA 50010
Fellows Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1400 Mc Kinley, Ames IA 50010
Kate Mitchell Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3521 Jewel Dr, Ames IA 50010
Meeker Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   300 20th St, Ames IA 50010
Northwood Pre-School Prekindergarten to Kindergarten   3012 Duff Ave, Ames IA 50010

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
IA Test
2012Math11th Grade% met std91.37%82.81%
2013Math11th Grade% met std91.42%82.19%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std88.82%83.97%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std92.36%83.26%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std89.16%79.02%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std86.45%77.80%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std88.35%76.41%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std85.81%76.30%
2012Math4th Grade% met std85.94%78.03%
2013Math4th Grade% met std87.70%79.00%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std83.94%74.25%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std84.13%75.51%
2012Math5th Grade% met std86.59%77.96%
2013Math5th Grade% met std87.76%79.10%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std80.08%74.27%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std84.15%75.72%
2012Math6th Grade% met std88.69%71.48%
2013Math6th Grade% met std89.68%73.04%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std80.66%64.44%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std81.42%65.78%
2012Math7th Grade% met std89.51%78.81%
2013Math7th Grade% met std92.86%78.31%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std82.09%67.39%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std80.71%68.56%
2012Math8th Grade% met std88.98%74.62%
2013Math8th Grade% met std91.04%74.59%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std82.98%66.08%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std82.46%66.34%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$63,517,000$14,390 $61,064,000$13,667 $58,134,000$12,870 
Total Expenditures:$51,658,000$11,703 $49,774,000$11,140 $50,910,000$11,271 
Total Current Expenditures:$44,869,000$10,165 $44,512,000$9,962 $45,434,000$10,058 
Instructional Expenditures:$31,428,000$7,12070.0%$31,027,000$6,94469.7%$31,643,000$7,00569.6%
Student and Staff Support:$1,935,000$4384.3%$1,910,000$4274.3%$1,981,000$4394.4%
Operations, Food, Other:$6,475,000$1,46714.4%$6,549,000$1,46614.7%$6,522,000$1,44414.4%
Total Capital Outlay:$4,672,000$1,058 $2,782,000$623 $2,968,000$657 
Construction:$4,508,000$1,021 $2,643,000$592 $2,821,000$625 
Total Other:$4,000$1 $0$0 $0$0 
Interest on Debt:$394,000$89 $792,000$177 $954,000$211 
Total Salary:$25,076,000$5,681 $24,758,000$5,541 $25,578,000$5,663 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$19,813,000$4,48979.0%$19,333,000$4,32778.1%$19,862,000$4,39777.7%
Other Salary:$5,263,000$1,19221.0%$5,425,000$1,21421.9%$5,716,000$1,26522.3%
Total Benefit:$12,682,000$2,873 $12,713,000$2,845 $12,657,000$2,802 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$10,242,000$2,32080.8%$10,212,000$2,28680.3%$10,142,000$2,24580.1%
Other Benefit:$2,440,000$55319.2%$2,501,000$56019.7%$2,515,000$55719.9%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:61.5%60.4%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:38.5%39.6%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:17.0 years17.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:12.7%11.8%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:16.3%16.5%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:35.3%36.9%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:21.8%21.6%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:13.9%13.3%
Mean Base Salary:$46,602.0$44,373.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$32,790.0$30,640.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$39,218.0$37,339.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$48,410.0$45,922.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$52,540.0$50,593.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$53,953.0$50,839.0

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