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Urbandale school information

Index Urbandale Iowa National
Average Test Scores77%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools71,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Urbandale are 61% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Urbandale
  • 95.4% of people in Urbandale have completed 8th grade
  • 95.1% of people in Urbandale have completed high school
  • 49.5% of people in Urbandale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Urbandale

      Index Urbandale Iowa National
      Completed 8th grade95.4%89.2%84.3%
      Completed high school95.1%87.7%83.0%
      Completed some college78.8%59.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree59.5%38.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.5%27.2%30.3%
      Completed masters14.2%8.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.6%2.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

      Urbandale, IA School Districts

      • Urbandale Community School District
      • Waukee Community School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Urbandale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Urbandale, IA schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Urbandale, IA, an average of 95.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Granger, IA1,89087%81.3%
      Van Meter, IA1,38686%79.9%
      Alleman, IA43885%77.8%
      Waukee, IA22,59885%76.3%
      Polk City, IA4,79785%76.0%
      Urbandale, IA43,87977%61.3%

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      Altamonte Springs, FL43,96949%2.7%
      Urbandale, IA43,87977%61.3%
      Source: The Urbandale, IA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.