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Equal Educational Opportunity

The Ankeny Community School District does not discriminate in its education programs and/or  educational activities on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (for employment), religion, marital status (for programs), socioeconomic status, or abilities/disabilities in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title VI and Title XIII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendment, Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Iowa Code Section 216.9. 

Students are educated in programs which foster knowledge of, and respect and appreciation for, the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups, as well as men and women, to society. Students who feel they have been discriminated against are encouraged to report it to the school district. The Equity Coordinator is Kenneth Morris, Jr., Chief Diversity Officer, 406 SW School Street, Ankeny, IA 50023, (515) 965-9600 or Inquiries may also be directed in writing to the Director of the Region VII Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn St., 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604, telephone (312) 730-1560, fax (312) 730-1576, or e-mail, to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-0201, telephone (515) 281-4121, fax (515) 242-5840, website,, and/or to the Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319, telephone(515) 281-5294. This inquiry or complaint to the federal or state office may be done instead of and/or in addition to an inquiry or complaint at the local level.