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Ankeny Community Schools

Ankeny Schools enjoy an outstanding reputation for an exemplary and balanced curricular and co-curricular program designed to meet the needs of all students. Some of the accomplishments Ankeny students have achieved are listed below.

Quick Facts

  • Has a 2014 state-certified enrollment of 10,346.43 students
  • Is the 8th largest district in the state (total students served)
  • Is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state; perennially ranking in the top three
  • 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

More information about the Ankeny Community School District can be found on their website at http://www.ankenyschools.org/

Ankeny Christian Academy 

Ankeny Christian Academy (ACA) is a Preschool through 12th grade independent non-denominational Christian school accredited by the Iowa Department of Education. ACA provides a college-preparatory education integrated with a Christian view of God and the world. ACA has also been a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) since 1993.

More information about the Ankeny Christian Academy can be found on their website at http://www.ankenychristianacademy.org/

Des Moines Area Community College

The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is Iowa's largest community college with its main campus in Ankeny and five other full-service campuses in central Iowa. Over 2,400 faculty and staff assist over 28,000 students. DMACC offers over 3,000 classes in 125 career programs, certifications and technical programs as well as liberal arts transfer degrees.

More information about the Des Moines Area Community College can be found on their web site at http://www.dmacc.edu/

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary 

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary (FBBC&TS) is a private undergraduate and graduate institution. FBBC&TS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.

More information about the Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary can be found on their web site at http://www.faith.edu/

Simpson College 

Simpson College is a fully accredited four-year liberal arts college located in Indianola, Iowa with 87 full-time faculty members. Courses are offered on campus and on three satellite campuses, including Ankeny.

More information about the Simpson College can be found on their web site at http://www.simpson.edu/

Upper Iowa University 

Upper Iowa University is a private not-for-profit university serving approximately 6,000 students with 35 degree programs. The main campus is located in Fayette, Iowa. The Ankeny center is one of four-off-center campuses that provide full-time and part-time students with opportunities for evening and weekend classes in accelerated eight week terms.

More information about the Upper Iowa University can be found on their web site at http://www.uiu.edu/

Iowa State University 

Iowa State University is a prestigious university located 20 miles north of Ankeny in Ames, Iowa. Its 26,000 students choose from 100+ majors, study with world class scholars and keep more than 500 student organizations going strong.

More information about the Iowa State University can be found on their web site at http://www.iastate.edu/