Details overview

Hours 08:55 AM - 03:35 PM
School leader Lara Justmann
District Urbandale Community School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

11
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 68% 81%
Hispanic 13% 9%
Black 10% 5%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 48%
N/A 52% 52%
Male 52% 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 39% 39%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
2
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Homework help / Study buddy club
Technology club
Clubs (misc.) Girl's Group
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Urbandale Middle School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Bosnian

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Urbandale Clothing Closet
  Urbandale Food Pantry
  Urbandale Community Education
  Urbandale Education Foundation

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.urbandaleschools.com/our-district/student-services/registration-new-students/
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012