Ames High School

Ames High School serves 1,328 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Ames High School operates within the Ames Community School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 1328 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,328 students
Ames High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Ames High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ames High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Ames High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
Ames High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Ames High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
7%
5%
Ames High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
76%
80%
Ames High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ames High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ames High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.21
Ames High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
34%
Ames High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Ames High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,039 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,921 is higher than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,833 is higher than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Ames Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 5,039 678
Ames Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 96% 91%
Ames Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $58 MM $7 MM
Ames Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $7 MM
Ames Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,921 $11,087
Ames Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,833 $10,614
Ames Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gilbert High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ames Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fellows Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AmesFellows Elementary School
    1400 Mc Kinley
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3765
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 467 students                      
  • Ames Meeker Elementary School
    300 20th St
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3770
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 423 students                      
  • AmesNorthwood Pre-school
    3012 Duff Ave
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)268-2470
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 305 students                      
  • AmesEdwards Elementary School
    3622 Woodland St
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3760
    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 303 students                      
  • AmesAbbie Sawyer Elementary School
    4316 Ontario St
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3790
    2.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 437 students                      

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