Mitchell Elementary School

  • Address 3521 Jewel Dr.
    Ames, Iowa 50010
  • Phone 515-239-3775
  • Principal Justin Jeffs
  • Hours M-F: 7:40 am - 2:45 pm


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Online Registration Verification for 2022-2023 Is Now Open

Online Registration Verification is now open for the 2022-2023 school year for returning students. To verify your information, follow these important steps found online.

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Adjusted Start and Stop Times Approved for the 2022-2023 School Year

Adjusted start and stop times for the 2022-2023 school year will go into effect at the beginning of the next academic school year.

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2022-2023 and 2023-2024 Academic Calendars

Calendars for the next two school years have been approved. Get all of the important dates.

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Aug 24

Mitchell: Classes Begin Grades 1-5

Aug 24

Mitchell: Kindergarten Glimpses

Aug 29

Mitchell: Early Dismissal (12:45) for Mini Conferences

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Free Summer Meals 2022
May 23, 2022

Free Summer Meals 2022

The Ames Community School District is pleased to offer a free breakfast and lunch each day to every child in our community through the summer…

Masked Hero: Barb Malchow
November 3, 2020

Masked Hero: Barb Malchow

Superpower: Making connections and storytelling.  “Every student matters. Every student is a unique individual. Every student deserves the best I can give them in order to help them grow and realize their greatest potential.” This is how Barb Malchow approaches teaching every single day. With a sign in her room that reads “I am of great worth. I have unlimited potential. I can make good choices. I can do hard things. I am amazing inside and out,” Malchow challenges students to believe in themselves. 


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Points of Pride


amazing Mitchell Elementary teachers.