City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Ames Schools

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Ames has a strong tradition of quality public education. National and state achievement test scores show Ames students perform at a high level of proficiency, often far above national and state averages. Ames typically produces the greatest number of National Merit Scholars in Iowa, and local school districts attract and retain top-quality staff.

The Ames community is served by four school districts:

Ames Community School District

Gilbert Community School District

Nevada Community School District

United Community School District