Founded in 1951, Edwards Elementary School educates students in kindergarten through grade five. Its curriculum includes reading, language arts, mathematics, science, health education and social studies. The school also conducts classes in art, vocal music and physical education. Edwards Elementary School provides various extracurricular activities, including band and orchestra. The school offers child care services for children between the ages of 1 and 12. Edwards Elementary School s parent-teacher association sponsors several school events and programs. Its media center contains books and reference materials for the enrichment of children's educational experiences. Edwards Elementary School is governed by the Ames Community School District and is located in Ames, Iowa.