Omaha South Magnet High School

4519 S 24th St
Omaha, NE 68107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 2,987 students in grades 9-12, Omaha South Magnet High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in NE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Omaha South Magnet High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Omaha South Magnet High School's student population of 2,987 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,987 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
141 teachers
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School Rankings

Omaha South Magnet High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Omaha South Magnet High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
#881 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Omaha South Magnet High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
85%
21%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
8%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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71%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Omaha South Magnet High School's ranking?
Omaha South Magnet High School is ranked #881 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Omaha South Magnet High School often compared to?
Omaha South Magnet High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central High School, Omaha North Magnet High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Omaha South Magnet High School?
The graduation rate of Omaha South Magnet High School is 71%, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 85%.
How many students attend Omaha South Magnet High School?
2,987 students attend Omaha South Magnet High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Omaha South Magnet High School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Omaha South Magnet High School?
Omaha South Magnet High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Omaha South Magnet High School offer ?
Omaha South Magnet High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Omaha South Magnet High School part of?
Omaha South Magnet High School is part of Omaha Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : 71% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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