Student Services

Welcome to the Urbandale Community School District Student Services section. Student Services provides a variety of support services for students including:

Summer Meal Program

Each summer, free meals are made available to all children 18 years and under at various locations throughout the metro area. The 2018 sites will be released the beginning of June. Check back for information at that time.

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. To view the Resources Guide, click here.

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
  • Guidance
  • 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.

Extended Learning Program


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)
(515) 457-5004

Shawna Eschliman
Coordinator of Special Education (for assistance with Special Education, Section 504, and Guidance)
(515) 457-5024

Julia Taylor
Principal at Rolling Green Elementary (for assistance with the Extended Learning Program)
(515) 457-5900

Loren DeKruyf
Director of Human Resources  (for assistance with Health Services)