Ames Christian School (ACS) is a non-denominational Christian school offering personalized Christian education to children and their families in the Ames area.
Ames Christian School strives to equip students to think, learn, discern, and act according to Biblical principles in order to embrace and fulfill God's unique purpose for their lives.
Our curriculum includes materials from a variety of publishers include ABeka, ACSI, CSI, Pearson, Houghton Mifflin, Nystrom, and Zaner-Bloser. Regardless of the text used, our Christian teachers teach each subject from a Biblical perspective.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 84 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Ames Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1992

Student Body

Total Students
84 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade
Ames Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Ames Christian School (ACS) is a non-denominational Christian school ministering  to children and their families in the Ames area. We offer an ourstanding Early Childhood Program that includes a Preschool and Childcare Program for three and four year old children.  The Early Childhood Program have a QRS rating of 4. Our elementary program includes a full academic program including Art, Music, Physical Education, and Computer instruction.  Gifted teachers mentor and provide personalized christian education through smaller class sizes.  We provide a safe, disciplined, caring learning environment that promotes academic excellence and builds Christian character.  The needs of the whole child are addressed.  We participate in mission and outreach projects at every grade level.  Our Iowa Assessments class score averages have consistently been above the Iowa and National class scores averages.  

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 84 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,614 for elementary schools and $9,202 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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