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State

Iowa

Number of Students

1250

Teachers With Advanced Degrees

55

Accepting Students to Grades

9-11

Urbandale High School

Public School District – Urbandale , Iowa

One of Urbandale High 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
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, and state bowling champions in 2016 and 2017. The arts program is also highly celebrated with students showcasing their talents in art and music 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. Urbandale is the perfect small city with a dynamic downtown area that has something for everyone.

Location
Located two hours east of Omaha.

Area population: 29,000
Town website: City of Urbandale

Dates
Estimated Fall Start: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Late December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

Percentage of International Students
Less than 1 percent (10 of 1260)

Accepting ELTIS
Minimum score of 218.

School Facts

Number Of Schools In District

1

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1250

Accepting Students to Grades

9-11

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:14

Average Class Size

25

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

No

Campus Size

17 Acres

Teachers With Advanced Degrees

55

Foreign Languages

  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics and Sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer Graphics / Design
  • Dance
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater
  • Video and Film

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • Human Geography
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Psychology
  • United States Government and Politics

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Drama
  • Music
  • National Honor Society
  • Speech
  • Thespians

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Cornell College, Drake University, Grinnell College, Iowa State University, Kaplan University - Des Moines, Luther College, Saint Ambrose University, University of Iowa,
University of Northern Iowa

Average ACT
22.8

Closest International and Local Airports: Des Moines International Airport (DMS)
For Details Visit Website:   Urbandale High School

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