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The Ankeny Community School District enjoys a reputation as one of the premier school districts in Iowa and the midwest, with students, staff and parents unified in their efforts to excel in academics, athletics, the arts and activities. The pages in this section give an overview of general information, strategic planning, academics, finances, and more. They are designed to give you a snapshot of the performance of the school district.

Size and Location

The Ankeny Community School District is located in Polk County, Iowa, in the heart of the State of Iowa. Six miles from the capitol city of Des Moines, the district:

  • Has a 2019 state-certified enrollment of 12255.8 students (View certified & projected enrollment here.)
  • Increase of 278.78 students from last year.
  • Is the 6th largest district in the state (total students served).
  • Has been one of the fastest-growing school districts in Iowa for more than a decade, averaging growth of 365 students annually for the last ten years.
  • Encompasses 16 school buildings in 51.93 square miles.
  • Has a K-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12 grade level structure.
  • Has more than 360,540 miles driven by buses per year.

Feeder System:

Administrative Offices
306 SW School Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
P: (515) 965-9600
F: (515) 965-4234

North Feeder South Feeder
Ankeny Centennial High School
2220 NW State Street
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9610
Fax: (515) 964-5070
Ankeny High School
1155 SW Cherry Street
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9630
Fax: (515) 964-2975
Northview Middle School
1302 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9700
Fax: (515) 965-9639
Southview Middle School
1020 SW Cherry Street
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9635
Fax: (515) 965-9223
Prairie Ridge Middle School
1010 NW Prairie Ridge Drive
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9705
Fax: (515) 965-9708
Parkview Middle School
105 NW Pleasant Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9640
Fax: (5150 965-964
Ashland Ridge Elementary
2600 NW Ash Drive
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9594
Fax: (515) 965-9593
Crocker Elementary
2910 SW Applewood Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9710
Fax: (515) 965-9714
Northeast Elementary
1705 NE Trilein Dr.
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9620
Fax: (515) 965-9621
East Elementary
710 SE Third Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
Phone: (515) 965-9660
Fax: (515) 965-9663
Northwest Elementary
1202 W First Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9680
Fax: (515) 965-9683
Heritage Elementary
301 SW Prairie Trail Parkway
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone:  (515) 965-9645
Fax: (515) 964-3981
Rock Creek Elementary
3800 NW Abilene Road
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9629
Fax: (515) 964-5101
Prairie Trail Elementary
1850 SW College Ave.
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9605
Fax: (515) 289-2825
Westwood Elementary
2920 NW Ninth Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9690
Fax: (515) 965-9693
Southeast Elementary
1005 SE Trilein Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
Phone: (515) 965-9650
Fax: (515) 965-9653
Terrace Learning Center
310 NW School Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone: (515) 965-9670
Fax: (515) 965-9672