Urbandale Middle School

  • Urbandale Middle School serves 938 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Urbandale Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Urbandale Middle School's student population of 938 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students938 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urbandale Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urbandale Middle School is 0.41, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#430 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
7%
6%
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White
78%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUrbandale Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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