Ames Elementary School (Closed 2010)
Ames Elementary School served 231 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which was lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia continues to explore the community school option as a way of maximizing resources for students. What is a community school and what are its benefits?
August 02, 2021Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.