Sawyer building exterior

Sawyer Elementary School

  • Address 4316 Ontario St.
    Ames, Iowa 50014
  • Phone 515-239-3790
  • Principal Tanise Colvin
  • Hours M-F: 7:40 am - 2:45 pm


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Parents may report an absence by using their Infinite Campus Parent Portal or by calling the school directly.

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Aug 23

Classes begin for Grades 1-5

Sep 4

Labor Day (no school)

Sep 18

Prof. Development (No Classes K-12)

Oct 9

Prof. Development (No Classes K-12)

School News

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Get to Know Tanise Colvin
October 27, 2022

Get to Know Tanise Colvin

The Ames Community School District is presenting features on our amazing Principals and Associate Principals during National Principals Month. It’s time to learn about Tanise…

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Welcome Back From Dr. Lawson
August 24, 2022

Welcome Back From Dr. Lawson

It brings me great joy to welcome all of our Ames Community School District students and families to the 2022-23 school year!  The opening of…

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Points of Pride


of teachers have an advanced degree.