Ames Christian School

  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Ames Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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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