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2023 Best Schools with Gifted and Talented Programs in Story County

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Story County.

    Ames High School

    Ames Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    358 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Ames High has great teachers! As a result, I am well prepared to begin college this fall. I really enjoyed participating in sports all four years and had great coaches. I have so many great memories....

    Read 358 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,370,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public Elementary Schools in Story County.

    Fellows Elementary School

    Ames Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I went to this school a year ago and I have to say it is amazing. All of the staff and teachers are all really nice and you all form a bond to your teachers. Most people do not like the lunch food...We could not play sports with other schools but Physical Education you still had fun even if you were bad at the sport, and plus we did so many things .We did this thing called the invention convention. This project that has taught me a lot of things. it taught me how to persevere and always find a way to make it better. One of my favorite things was the teachers. One of them (she will remain nameless for privacy ) taught me how to actually get my work done on time and helped me fix my mistakes and become a better....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 495,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Story County.

    Ballard High School

    Ballard Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    118 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Ballard is awesome! Located in Huxley, IA, it is a small school district with an estimated 500+ students. It is located between two large metro schools, Des Moines, IA (the state capital) and Ames,...I have played football for ten years through the different programs and wrestling for the last ten years. I have had the opportunity to be on varsity teams lettering multiple years. During that time...Ballard has so many other opportunities for students that don't want to participate in sports as Ballard is strong in many extracurricular activities. One of the best parts is they offer honor....

    Read 118 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 494,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public High Schools in Story County.

    Nevada High School

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    Nevada Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    47 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I went to this school distict since I was in kindergarten, I have loved it since then. I have made many friends, learned a lot, and it helped me prepare for college. The community is such a beautiful....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 479,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Public High Schools in Story County.

    Roland-Story High School

    Roland-Story Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Roland-Story High School is a fantastic high school. It's located in a small town called Story City in Iowa. I'm a freshman, and since the school is so small, you know everyone there. The....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 336,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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