Urbandale Middle School

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7701 Aurora Ave

Urbandale, IA 50322

(515) 457-6600

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 915

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Urbandale Middle School

Urbandale Middle School is awesome!! The teachers and staff are professional and friendly, and they truly care about making a difference in the lives of the students! The principal and associate principal are working towards making this one of the best middle schools in IA, and did I mention that the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/30/14

Almost out of it and I say that this is a great school. Mr. Meyers is an excellent principal and language arts and social studies really aren't going to cure cancer or get us to Mars, so I'm not sure what people are talking about there.

Posted by a other on 02/21/13

i go to this school and it's great

Posted by a student on 07/31/09

What a tremendous let down this school is. It is like a refugee camp. Mr. Meyers got principal of the year. I hope that is not really Iowa's best. My child is learning disabled. Teachers and Administration make excuses and have been caught in lies several times. If you like the one room school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/08

I'm not a parent, but a 2003 graduate who attended Urbandale Middle School during Myers and Casebolt's first two years working there. To me, those two were the only problem with the school. The programs were excellent and creative and I never disliked any of my teachers. So with the exception of the ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 12/15/04

I agree with the previous review. The school needs to get new leadership. The principal does not support students who excel in TAG.

Posted by a student on 10/19/04

I enjoy attending Urbandale Middle School. The only thing I dont like is the fact that there are no advanced language arts and social studies classes like there are advanced math and science classes.

Posted by a student on 07/22/04

Urbandale Middle School is wonderful. My child is a talented African American student who has his creativity boosted by the school. Mr. Casebolt is a great guy and the kids trust and respect him.

Posted by a parent on 07/20/04

Mr. Meyers has created an environment for children to focus on learning. He has separated the grades so that there is no undue peer pressure, even in the hallways. My children enjoy interactions with him. It speaks volumes when the children WANT to talk to the principal. I have found that he will ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/04

This school is great and has a lot of potential. It would excel even more if they changed principals. Mr. Meyer is threatning towards the teachers and does not support the talanted and gifted program.

Posted by a on 04/26/03

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Test scores for Urbandale Middle School

NRT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Urbandale Middle School
Urbandale Comm School District
* Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Urbandale schools — Urbandale Middle School is located at 7701 Aurora Ave, Urbandale IA 50322. 7701 Aurora Ave is in the 50322 ZIP code in Urbandale, IA The school district for Urbandale Middle School is the Urbandale Comm School District. Urbandale Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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