Urbandale is home to six public school districts and two private schools. See a map of the school districts in Urbandale at this link.
Generally, educational institutions accessible to residents of Urbandale perform above the State of Iowa's average score in a number of performance standards. Iowa's focus on a top notch educational system contributes to a high quality of life for Urbandale citizens and a solid pipeline of talent for the business community's future workforce.
Graduation Rate (2020)
ACT Score (2020)
Des Moines Independent
West Des Moines
Graduation Rate (2021)
ACT Score (2021)
Des Moines Christian
Urbandale is home to St. Pius X School as well. However, these statistics are reported for high schools only, and St. Pius X School offers classes from Kindergarten through 8th grade.
State of Iowa (2020)
21.6 State Average, 20.8 National Average
Proficiency describes a school's success at meeting minimally sufficient performance level benchmarks, in the subjects of Reading, Mathematics, or a combination of both.
Sources include Iowa Department of Education, annual progress report from Des Moines Christian and ACT Inc.