Ames Middle School

  • Ames Middle School serves 944 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Ames Middle School operates within the Ames Community School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 944 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 944 students
Ames Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ames Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Ames Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Ames Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Ames Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
8%
2%
Ames Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
10%
Ames Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
7%
5%
Ames Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
71%
78%
Ames Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ames Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Ames Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ames Middle 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.
0.48 0.22
Ames Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
21%
34%
Ames Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
7%
Ames Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ames Community School District's student population of 4,433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,336 is higher than the state average of $13,242. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,601 is higher than the state average of $12,536. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Ames Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 4,433 673
Ames Community School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $9 MM
Ames Community School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $69 MM $8 MM
Ames Community School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,336 $13,242
Ames Community School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,601 $12,536
Ames Community School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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  • AmesEdwards Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 384 students
    1 miles
    820 Miller Ave
    AmesIA 50014
    (515)239-3760
    1KG-5384
  • AmesSawyer Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 349 students
    1.6 miles
    4316 Ontario St
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3790
    1.6KG-5349
  • AmesAmes High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1271 students
    2.8 miles
    1921 Ames High Drive
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)817-0600
    2.89-121271
  • AmesFellows Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 463 students
    3.1 miles
    1400 Mc Kinley
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3765
    3.1KG-5463
  • Ames Meeker Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 444 students
    3.6 miles
    300 20th Street
    AmesIA 50010
    (515)239-3770
    3.6KG-5444

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