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About ACSD Enrich, Empower, Excel

What is Enrich, Empower, Excel?

A two 2-week summer school program open to Ames Community School District students who are wanting a challenge designed to:
  • Offer students special courses not generally accessible in the regular school curriculum.
  • Give students an opportunity to study with a community professional or instructor in a chosen field of interest.
  • Provide students an opportunity to study a subject in-depth.
  • Busing is provided for Enrich, Empower, Excel. *
  • Tuition for Enrich, Empower, Excel is not tax exempt.
  • Free lunch will be included
*Transportation to the site will be available for the first session and home after the third session. If a student wishes to take advantage of transportation they will need to be enrolled in each of the three sessions, if not, they will need to have alternate transportation home. The bus company will follow the routes that were used during the 2019-2020 school year and only those routes.
New locations:
Grades K-3 will be housed at Meeker Elementary
Grades 4-8 will be housed at Sawyer Elementary

Round 1: June 15-19 and June 22-26
Round 2: June 29 - July 3 and July 6-10
Students who have completed grades K-8th in the 2019-20 school year

Grades K-3 will be at Meeker Elementary
Grades 4-8 will be at Sawyer Elementary
Session 1: 8:00-9:10
Session 2: 9:20-10:40
Session 3: 12:00-1:20
Cost: $95 per Class (Lunch Provided)

What does it cost?

  • The tuition fee is $95.00 per class. The fee includes all materials and lunch. Lunch will be served daily between the hours of 11:00am and 12:00pm, in the school cafeteria.
  • Tuition fees must accompany all mail-in registration forms or the registration will not be processed.  If registering online, you will need to use a credit card to pay for each class.  All school districts will be able to register online by using the link on the ACSD's Enrich, Empower, Excel Page under Quick Links.
  • All fees are refundable, minus $10.00 service fee per class, through May 7, 2020.  After May 7, there will be NO refunds.  No Exceptions.