Omaha South Magnet High School

  • Omaha South Magnet High School serves 2,560 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Omaha South Magnet High School operates within the Omaha School District.
  • Omaha School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2560 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,560 students
Omaha South Magnet High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Omaha South Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Omaha South Magnet High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Omaha South Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Omaha South Magnet High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Omaha South Magnet High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
3%
2%
Omaha South Magnet High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
73%
18%
Omaha South Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
7%
Omaha South Magnet High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
11%
68%
Omaha South Magnet High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Omaha South Magnet High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Omaha South Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.45 0.50
Omaha South Magnet High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
73%
35%
Omaha South Magnet High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
12%
9%
Omaha South Magnet High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Omaha School District's student population of 51,928 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,189 in this district is less than the state average of $18,783. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,144 is less than the state average of $18,332. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Omaha School District
Number of Schools
Managed
105
2
Number of Students Managed 51,928 322
Omaha School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 91%
Omaha School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $623 MM $6 MM
Omaha School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $620 MM $6 MM
Omaha School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,189 $18,783
Omaha School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,144 $18,332
Omaha School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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