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Ashland Ridge Elementary

Ashland Ridge Elementary is a coeducational public school for students in grades Kindergarten through 5.

Institution Type: Public Setting: Small City


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Ashland Ridge Elementary says

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.

Mission Statement

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: Basic core Communication 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: Respect Responsibility Fairness Caring Trustworthiness Citizenship 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.

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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 Data

Total Enrollment 603
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 117
1 94
2 108
3 92
4 98
5 94

Ashland Ridge Elementary's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Ashland Ridge Elementary's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 23 : 1
Socioeconomic Diversity

7% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Ashland Ridge Elementary.

Principal   Mark Moss
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