The City of Stratford is the site for the Stratford Community School District. We are located 35 miles northwest of Ames, Iowa. We are a progressive K - 6 grade elementary school that offers an enriched curriculum for your child's education.  

Stratford Elementary School is dedicated to creating 21st Century Learners. We offer small class sizes, multi-age classes, and team teaching! Students at Stratford get to experience our strong Fine Arts program as we integrate technology, writing, science and social studies themes into the curriculum.

Our 7-12 students attend Webster City School District for 7th through 12th grades.

The City of Stratford Community School District vision is to partner with the community, is a stable, safe and caring “hometown” learning environment that focuses on the changing needs of our students and achieves educational excellence.

Iowa State University, the Webster City campus of Iowa Central Community College, Des Moines Area Community College (branches in Ames, Ankeny and Boone), and Drake University are all within easy commuting distance.  

Stratford Elementary School


Stratford Elementary
1000 Shakespeare Ave
Stratford, IA 50249
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