Urbandale Community School District includes portions of Des Moines and Urbandale, Iowa. The District serves over 3,900 students in five elementary schools, one middle school, one comprehensive high school, and one alternative high school. The average graduating class size is 300 students which provides greater opportunities for students to get involved in activities, build strong connections with classmates, and develop meaningful partnerships with teachers. Families describe the District as being the perfect size—not too big and not too small—located in the heart of the Metro area. Urbandale CSD supports an increasingly diverse student population where over 47 languages are spoken. Building on the existing foundation of excellence in education, Urbandale is transforming education throughout the District. By implementing innovative Quality/Continual Improvement strategies that create learning environments that more fully engage, challenge and motivate students, Urbandale is taking transformation from theory into practice. Urbandale prepares students for becoming lifelong learners and is a school district that brings learning to life for everyone. To learn more, visit: UrbandaleSchools.com and follow on Twitter @UrbandaleCSD.