Omaha School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 106 public schools serving 52,836 students in Omaha School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Omaha School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Omaha School District are Columbian Elementary School, Standing Bear Elementary School and Harrison Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Omaha School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Omaha School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Omaha School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
106 Schools
1,098 Schools
# Students
52,836 Students
323,847 Students
# Teachers
3,663 Teachers
23,776 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Omaha School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 248 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#241 out of 248 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Omaha   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Omaha   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Omaha   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
77%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Omaha   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.74
0.52
# American Indian Students
451 Students
4,446 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
3,227 Students
8,959 Students
% Asian Students
6%
3%
# Hispanic Students
18,749 Students
60,839 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
19%
# Black Students
13,249 Students
21,654 Students
% Black Students
25%
7%
# White Students
14,290 Students
215,249 Students
% White Students
27%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
69 Students
450 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,801 Students
12,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,654
17,513
# Students in K Grade:
4,106
23,239
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,825
22,902
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,139
23,568
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,224
24,184
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,239
24,178
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,706
22,561
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,935
23,678
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,759
23,359
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,685
23,730
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,586
23,832
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,663
23,747
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,470
23,007
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,845
24,349
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,650 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,137. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,123 is less than the state median of $17,818. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$721 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Omaha   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$852 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Omaha   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,650
$18,137
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Omaha   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,123
$17,818
This chart display average spending per public school student in Omaha   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Omaha School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbian Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
330 S 127th St
Omaha, NE 68154
(402) 697-1433
Grades: PK-6
| 271 students
Rank: #22.
Standing Bear Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15860 Taylor Street
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 827-4362
Grades: PK-4
| 568 students
Rank: #33.
Harrison Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5304 Hamilton St
Omaha, NE 68132
(402) 554-8535
Grades: PK-6
| 359 students
Rank: #44.
Picotte Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14506 Ohio St
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 496-8401
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #55.
Ponca Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11300 N Post Rd
Omaha, NE 68112
(531) 299-1960
Grades: PK-5
| 147 students
Rank: #66.
Dundee Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
310 N 51st Street
Omaha, NE 68132
(402) 554-8424
Grades: PK-6
| 558 students
Rank: #77.
Fullerton Magnet Center
Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4711 N 138th St
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 498-2787
Grades: PK-4
| 532 students
Rank: #88.
Saddlebrook Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14850 Laurel Ave
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 933-3915
Grades: PK-5
| 481 students
Rank: #99.
Wilson Focus School
Math: 48% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5141 F Street
Omaha, NE 68117
(402) 733-1785
Grades: 3-6
| 239 students
Rank: #1010.
Rose Hill Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5605 Corby Street
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 554-6797
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #1111.
Springville Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7400 N 60th St
Omaha, NE 68152
(402) 572-0130
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1212.
Pawnee Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7310 S 48th St
Omaha, NE 68157
(402) 734-5011
Grades: PK-6
| 435 students
Rank: #1313.
Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14101 Larimore Avenue
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 561-6160
Grades: 5-8
| 1,111 students
Rank: #1414.
Edison Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2303 N 97th St
Omaha, NE 68134
(402) 392-7310
Grades: PK-6
| 530 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5519 Mayberry Street
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 554-8690
Grades: PK-6
| 311 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Alfonza W Davis Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8050 N 129th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68142
(402) 561-6130
Grades: 6-8
| 727 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Central High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
124 N 20th St
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 557-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,690 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Crestridge Magnet Center
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
818 Crestridge Rd
Omaha, NE 68154
(402) 697-1185
Grades: PK-6
| 423 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Dodge Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3520 Maplewood Blvd
Omaha, NE 68134
(402) 572-9005
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Joslyn Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11220 Blondo St
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 496-5322
Grades: PK-6
| 422 students
Rank: #2121.
Catlin Magnet Center
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12736 Marinda St
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 697-0414
Grades: PK-6
| 171 students
Rank: #2222.
Prairie Wind Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10908 Ellison Ave
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 491-0859
Grades: PK-5
| 767 students
Rank: #2323.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4065 Vinton St
Omaha, NE 68105
(402) 554-6590
Grades: PK-6
| 471 students
Rank: #2424.
Ashland Park/robbins Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5050 S 51st St
Omaha, NE 68117
(402) 734-6001
Grades: PK-6
| 853 students
Rank: #2525.
Florence Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4301 North 30 Street
Omaha, NE 68111
(402) 457-5818
Grades: PK-5
| 202 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Lothrop Magnet Center
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 North 22 Street
Omaha, NE 68110
(531) 299-1780
Grades: PK-4
| 299 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Oak Valley Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3109 Pedersen Dr
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 697-0690
Grades: PK-6
| 291 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Beals Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1720 S 48th St
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 554-8570
Grades: PK-6
| 391 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Belle Ryan Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5616 L Street
Omaha, NE 68117
(531) 299-1080
Grades: PK-6
| 254 students
Rank: #3030.
Boyd Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8314 Boyd St
Omaha, NE 68134
(402) 572-8928
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
Rank: #3131.
Burke High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
12200 Burke Blvd
Omaha, NE 68154
(402) 557-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,040 students
Rank: #3232.
Chandler View Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7800 S 25th St
Bellevue, NE 68147
(402) 734-5705
Grades: PK-6
| 668 students
Rank: #3333.
Sunny Slope Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10828 Old Maple Rd
Omaha, NE 68164
(402) 496-1810
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Benson West Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6652 Maple St
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 554-8633
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Beveridge Magnet Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1616 S 120th St
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 557-4000
Grades: 7-8
| 622 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 52,836 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 77% (Btm 50% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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