Ames VPA Elementary School

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Welcome to Ames



    2900 Hadley
    St. Louis, MO 63107
    Office 314-241-7165
    Fax 314-231-1703
    Principal: JaVeeta Prince
    Hours: 9:10am - 4:07pm
    Grades: PK-5

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Principal's Corner

  • JaVeeta L. Prince, Principal  Hello Ames VPA Families!

      On behalf of the Ames Staff, I would like to say, "Welcome to Ames Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School!" You are now a "Star." With our staff and district planning for this school year, it is our goal to provide your family with a quality education. The Ames family consists of people that want to make a positive difference in your child's educational endeavors. From the custodial staff to the teacher's assistant, the adults at Ames are willing to go that extra mile for children. We appreciate your contributions to our school. We strive to ensure that your children shine and soar beyond what is anticipated.

     JaVeeta L. Prince, Principal
      All Children Have Purpose

Mission and Vision

  • Our Mission: We will motivate students to excel academically and socially. Our expectation is that our students will realize their greatest potential. It is our duty to develop our students' intellect and creativity to their fullest potential.

    Our Vision: We're a school of choice; educating children so that we're recognized for student achievement, staff excellence and arts programming.  



  • Telephone
    Important Telephone Numbers
    Social Worker: 314-241-7165 x20124
    Counselor: 314-241-7165 x20116
    District Office: 314-231-3720
    Enrollment Information: 314-633-5200
    Food Services: 314-345-2295
    Magnet Schools: 314-633-5200
    Transportation: 314-389-2202

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  • Bell Times The bell time for the 2019-2020 school year is: 9:10am - 4:07pm.



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