Urbandale implements a systems approach for continual improvement by adhering to the rigorous standards established by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program including the categories of Leadership; Strategy; Customers; Measurement, Analysis, & Knowledge Management; Workforce; Operations; and Results. These standards serve to align goals throughout the entire district resulting in greater continuity across all levels with one clear aim: to systematically advance student achievement.


Empowering students to feel a greater sense of ownership and voice in their learning.

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Adapting methods of instruction to better meet the unique learning styles of each and every student.

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Building an inclusive culture of learning where students, staff, & families feel welcome.

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Aligning goals throughout the entire District in order to achieve systemic improvement.

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Upholding the District Mission: "Teaching All–Reaching All" & Vision: "To bring learning to life for everyone."

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We as a District know the power of a friendly smile, a kind word, and heartfelt appreciation. If you’d like to share your appreciation for a teacher, student, or staff member, please complete this short form. We'll review your statement, post it on the District site once approved, and share it directly with the person you’d like to recognize. You just might make someone’s day!