USA Iowa, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Urbandale High School

Established: 1937
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1250
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Building good character along with instilling academic excellence is the goal of Urbandale High School, a comprehensive four year secondary school. One of the school’s biggest strengths is its diverse and multi-cultural community that speaks over 42 different languages providing an opportunity for all students to learn from others their age from around the world. In 2007, it was named “State School of Character” by the Institute for Character Development for its character-building education and facilitating leadership through mentoring programs.

FACILITIES
Urbandale High School’s newest campus facilities were completed in 2009. Among the outstanding features of the school include a performing arts center, a media center, computer labs, a football stadium, gymnasiums, softball/baseball fields and locker rooms.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Urbandale High School celebrates its many athletic accomplishments with their own Hall of Fame. The most recent additions being State Champions in both dance and cross country in 2015. The arts program is also highly celebrated with students appearing at local festivals, productions, and parades.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Urbandale, Iowa is located in the area commonly known as the US “Heartland” for its open and down-to-earth people. The area’s population has reached nearly 30,000 residents with a reputation for its safe streets and neighborhoods and an active and dynamic downtown business center. Urbandale is a small city that has something for everyone.

                  


Educatius Public School PDF: Urbandale High School Profile PDF
Visit School Site: Urbandale High School
Visit City Site: Urbandale, Iowa

Famous Alumni

Eddie Berlin, Chicago Bears;
Scott Clemenson, NHL NJ Devils hockey ; Tyler Trepp, a cappella group Straight No Chaser ; Ryan Lillard, Kansas City Royals;

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 17 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:14
ACT Average
23
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
STEM, Marketing Internships
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Film Television, Theater, Theater - Design and Production
Music
Band, Choir, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Psychology, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
German, Japanese, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Music Appreciation, National Honor Society, Speech and Debate, Theater Club, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Minimum
218
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
IELTS also accepted (4.5 Minimum); 90 day sit-out period to play sports at the varsity level. There is not sit-out period for junior varsity.

Blogs and News!


Similar Schools (3)

Educatius-Orange-County-Public-Schools-USA-City-2019
S

Orange County Public Schools

USA Florida, USA

DISTRICT PROFILE As the 9th largest Public School District in the United States, Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) serves 28 high schools with over 60,000 high school students. Located in sunny Orlando, Florida, Orange County Public Schools have very impressive academic to match its tropical location. In addition to nine foreign languages and ESL, OCPS has more than 30 AP courses, the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and many specialty programs such as Aviation and Aerospace Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Future Educators just to name a few. FACILITIES The schools in the Orange County Public Schools have state-of-the-art facilities with theater auditoriums, athletic facilities, STEM laboratories, and more. OCPS Students also receive a district-provided device so they can access digital educational content. Last year, the district provided over 135,000 devices to their students. SPORTS AND ARTS Orange County Public Schools have a long histo

Read More
  • Public
Elcaminoreal-Highschool-CA-Cheerleaders-Gallery-US-2019
S

El Camino Real Charter High School

USA California, USA

SCHOOL PROFILE El Camino Real Charter High School offers over 20 AP courses along with dual enrollment and honors options. It also offers a variety of academic opportunities such as the Careers in Entertainment Academy, the Fashion and Design Academy, the Junior Engineering Technical Society (STEM), and the award-winning Academic Decathlon team. Notable alumni of the school include actresses Tiffany Haddish and America Ferrera. FACILITIES El Camino Real Charter High School’s modern facilities include a performing arts theater, a library, computer labs, a gymnasium, tennis courts, and new sports fields. SPORTS AND ARTS The school has one of the most outstanding athletic programs in the area with almost all of the fall sports teams making the playoffs in 2015. Teams have won recent championships in cross country, boys and girls soccer, and boys tennis. El Camino Real Charter High School is also know for its award-winning Visual and Performing Arts program as well as its Fashion and Des

Read More
  • Public
Saint Edward Florida USA Chemistry Thumbnail 2019
S

Saint Edward's School

USA Florida, USA

SCHOOL PROFILE Located in Florida, Saint Edward’s School is a coed private high school with a curriculum which includes 24 advanced placement courses and STEM courses. Challenging students to be their best, international students can join programs like STEM, entrepreneurship/business classes, a Global Initiatives Program and internship opportunities while attending the high school. FACILITIES The beautiful 26-acre campus is set along the Florida Coast off the Indian River Lagoon—complete with a dock and a fleet of boats. Other facilities at the private school include an 800-seat performing arts center, aquatic complex, 2 gymnasiums, fine arts center with music and art studios. There are also two libraries, playing fields and eight STEM/science labs. SPORTS AND ARTS Saint Edwards School has a very competitive sports program, fielding many championship teams. The fine and performing arts programs’ instructors are practicing artists. Participation in choral and instrumental music, art

Read More
  • Private