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Stratford School Buildings

School Mission:
 Stratford Community School District is a community of learners where there are high levels of learning for all students and teachers.

Stratford Elementary School, founded in 1905, is located in the safe, family friendly small town of Stratford Iowa. We are located 35 miles northwest of Ames, Iowa. We are a progressive elementary school that offers an enriched curriculum for your child's education.

We are an elementary school dedicated to creating 21st Century Learners. We offer small class sizes, (Pre-school through 6th) multi-age classes and team teaching! Students get to experience all the Fine Arts PLUS we integrate technology, writing, science and social studies themes into the curriculum. Our 7-12 students attend Webster City Schools

Some other things we do at Stratford are:

  •  Curriculum is aligned with IOWA CORE
  •  PBS- 3 B's
  •  CGI mathematics
  •  CAFE strategies
  •  Project Based Learning
  •  Smart Boards in every class
  •  3 computer labs with wireless internet throughout the building
  •  Daycare ON-SITE for infant through age 4
  •  Head Start/Early Childhood Program ON-SITE
  •  Home School Assistance Program

School Board Members
Julie Patterson- President
Alison Weidemann - Vice President
Chad Smith
Christina Bauer
Brad Westrum