Omaha South Magnet High School

Omaha South Magnet High School serves 2,415 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Omaha South Magnet High School operates within the Omaha School District.
The school district's 58% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 2415 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,415 students
Omaha South Magnet High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Omaha South Magnet High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Omaha South Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 11:1
Omaha South Magnet High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Omaha South Magnet High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
4%
2%
Omaha South Magnet High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
68%
16%
Omaha South Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
12%
6%
Omaha South Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
12%
71%
Omaha South Magnet High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Omaha South Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Omaha South Magnet High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.25
Omaha South Magnet High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
34%
Omaha South Magnet High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
Omaha South Magnet High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 50,622 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,466 is less than the state average of $13,761. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,581 is less than the state average of $13,000. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Omaha School District
Number of Schools
Managed
101
2
Number of Students Managed 50,622 354
Omaha School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 58% 91%
Omaha School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $551 MM $5 MM
Omaha School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $508 MM $5 MM
Omaha School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,466 $13,761
Omaha School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,581 $13,000
Omaha School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R M Marrs Magnet Elementary School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Lake Magnet Center (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OmahaSpring Lake Magnet Center
    4215 South 20th St
    OmahaNE 68107
    (402)734-1833
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 805 students                      
  • OmahaGomez Heritage Elementary School
    5101 South 17th St
    OmahaNE 68107
    (402)898-2801
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 819 students                      
  • OmahaR M Marrs Magnet Elementary School
    5619 South 19th St
    OmahaNE 68107
    (402)557-4400
    1 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 515 students                      
  • OmahaR M Marrs Magnet Middle School
    5619 South 19th St
    OmahaNE 68107
    (402)557-4400
    1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 571 students                      
  • OmahaIndian Hill Elementary School
    3121 U St
    OmahaNE 68107
    (402)734-7574
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 592 students                      

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