HYA is assisting the Ankeny, Iowa Community School District as it seeks a dynamic leader as their next superintendent of schools. The Ankeny Community School District enjoys a reputation as one of the premier school districts in Iowa and the Midwest, with students, staff and parents unified in their efforts to excel in academics, athletics, the arts and activities.
Ankeny’s mission statement clearly states that they are unified in their commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success. Students excel academically with a graduation rate of 96.4% which is 5% higher that the State of Iowa average. Ankeny students compiled an ACT average composite score of 23.3. This is a unique opportunity to lead a growing and progressive school district.
The Ankeny Community School District is located in Polk County, Iowa, six miles north of the capital city of Des Moines encompassing an area of almost 52 square miles.. The District has12,250 students (experiencing an annual growth of 365 students over the past ten years) in 17 buildings and a teaching staff 67% of whom hold a Master’s Degree.
The Ankeny Community School District Board seeks an individual who has demonstrated successful leadership in a growing district necessary to advance this district to its next level of excellence. It is expected that a regionally competitive compensation package will be offered. Dr. Al Azinger is the Interim Superintendent and will return to his work as a college professor, but will work through a transition for the new superintendent, who will begin on July 1, 2021.
For additional information visit https://www.ankenyschools.org/