Benson Magnet High School

  • Benson Magnet High School serves 1,466 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 14% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Benson Magnet High School's student population of 1,466 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benson Magnet High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benson Magnet High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#910 out of 918 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
18%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
38%
7%
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White
23%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.750.29
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Graduation Rate
67%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOmaha Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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