Omaha South Magnet High School

  • Omaha South Magnet High School serves 2,417 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • 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 2417 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,417 students
Omaha South Magnet High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Omaha South Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
Omaha South Magnet High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
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 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.26. 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 (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Omaha South Magnet High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
4%
2%
Omaha South Magnet High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
69%
17%
Omaha South Magnet High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
11%
7%
Omaha South Magnet High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
12%
69%
Omaha South Magnet High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Omaha South Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.50 0.26
Omaha South Magnet High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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 (1990-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Omaha School District's student population of 51,069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,915 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,196 is less than the state average of $13,876. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Omaha School District
Number of Schools
Managed
105
2
Number of Students Managed 51,069 352
Omaha School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 91%
Omaha School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $580 MM $5 MM
Omaha School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $545 MM $5 MM
Omaha School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,915 $15,061
Omaha School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,196 $13,876
Omaha School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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