One of ten elementary schools in Ankeny, Iowa. Ankeny is a growing community. Ashland Ridge Elementary opened its doors on August 14, 2008. The school was completed as part of a comprehensive facilities plan benefiting the Ankeny Community School District. Ashland Ridge is also part of a long-range plan committed to provide facilities supporting exemplary educational programs for students in the Ankeny Community School District. The school meets the needs of students and teachers today as well as providing flexibility for future educational needs and continued enrollment growth.
Ankeny Community Schools is unified in its commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success.
Ashland Ridge Elementary is dedicated to providing a quality education for all students. We are a school community that centers on each student as a unique human being, with the understanding that each student is unique in his/her needs, interests and abilities. We are committed to developing good citizenship, motivation for life-long learning, and cultural appreciation. We further believe that education is both a right and a privilege and is the shared responsibility of parents, students and faculty.
We believe each child will grow in the following areas:
Citizenship and social responsibility
Problem-solving and collaborative decision-making
Information processing and thinking skills
Personal growth and well-being
We believe through teaching, modeling, and practicing, the Ashland Ridge community will show good character by demonstrating the following:
We believe each child will be valued for his/her uniqueness and will be taught using a variety of methods to meet his/her needs.
We believe it takes the whole community to educate our children.
Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.
Students and Faculty
Students and Faculty
Enrollment By Grade
Number of Students
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Student Teacher Ratio
23 : 1
of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at
Ashland Ridge Elementary.