Welcome to the Urbandale Community School District Student Services section. Student Services provides a variety of support services for students including:
- Bus Transportation
- Family Resource Guide
- Open Enrollment
- Registration—New Students
- Registration—Returning Students
- Student Assistance Program
- Suicide Prevention
Family Resource Guide
Urbandale CSD Facilitators of Family Outreach (FFOs) are committed to supporting our students and families by connecting them to the services and resources they are looking for. Especially through the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout our school year, know that Urbandale Schools is here to support you with your concerns. Family Resource Guide
Learn more about our meal program (breakfast and lunch) by visiting our Nutrition Services page.
Parent Guide to Community Resources
We’ve developed a “Parent Guide to Community Resources” to provide families with information about a number of local organizations that can help support daily living needs. Click here to view the Resources Guide.
Metro West Learning Academy
Metro West Learning Academy is an alternative program shared by six school districts: Adel, Dallas Center-Grimes, Johnston, Saydel, Urbandale, and Waukee. Metro West Learning Academy is a student-centered environment with a staff that is committed to creating positive change for students, leading to social, emotional, and academic success for high school graduation and beyond.
Student Services also provides support services for students in the areas of:
- At-Risk/Dropout Prevention and Homeless
- English Learners
- Extended Learning Program
- Foreign Exchange and International Students
- Health Services
- Home Schooling/Competent Private Instruction
- Section 504
- Special Education
To learn more about these services offered by the UCSD, click on a category below.
Facilitators of Family Outreach Services
Facilitators of Family Outreach Services
Board Policy 546
Coordinator of Student, Family, and Community Services
Additional Information and Resources
Glossary of At Risk Terms
Board Information Sheet 2021-2022
How to Talk with Children About Suicide
Navigating Children’s Grief
ESL Mission & Board Information
ESL Mission Statement
ESL Board Information 2020-2021
EL Lau Plan
EL Lau Plan 2022-2023
Appendix A Parent Interview Form
Appendix B Service Descriptors
Appendix C Request for Interpreter
Appendix D Instructional and Assessment Strategies of ELL
Appendix E Iowa Guidelines For District Wide Assessments
Appendix F LIEP Models
Appendix G Glossary
- Extended Learning Program (ELP) Handbook
- Ryan Williamson, Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion, is the district administrator for the Extended Learning Program. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-457-5025.
Foreign Exchange application (Word doc)
International Student application (Word doc)
Please click here to visit the Health Services page.
CPI Comparison Chart 2019-2020
CPI Form A
CPI Handbook 2019-2020 Note: Due to the pending legislation from the 2020 session, the Private Instruction Handbook has not yet been updated for the 2020-21 school year.
Section 504 Board Information Sheet 2011-2012
Section 504 Board Information Sheet 2012-2013
Section 504 Procedure Manual Body 2014
Appendix E 504 Parent Questionnaire
All UCSD students and their household family members (parents, guardians and siblings) have access to the Student Assistance Program (SAP) provided by Employee and Family Resources. The Student Assistance Program is here to help you and your family members manage the concerns in your life through free, confidential counseling. Learn more about your Student Assistance Program here.
Student Services Contacts
Dr. Keri Schlueter
Coordinator of Student Services (for assistance with At-Risk/Dropout Prevention, Competent Private Instruction/Home Schooling, English Learners, Foreign Exchange and International Students, Homeless, Open Enrollment, and Foster Care Point of Contact)
Coordinator of Special Education (for assistance with Special Education)
Dr. Ryan Williamson
Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion (for assistance with Title IX, Harassment / Discrimination issues, Extended Learning Program, Section 504, and the School Counseling Department)
Director of Human Resources (for assistance with Health Services)