District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Urbandale Community School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Urbandale Community School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Urbandale Community School District

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Current student
March 16, 2023
Lots of fights in the hallways, students skipping class and causing disruptions for others that are trying to get work done in the classroom, disproportionate funding goes to athletics instead of the... More
Parent / Guardian
June 16, 2020
0/10 I would never want my children to go here.
Parent / Guardian
January 22, 2019
All 4 of my children attended Olmsted Elementary and the middle school. Two have graduated and have gone on to be very successful in college. One will graduate this year and one is in the middle... More
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