Western Hills Magnet Center serves 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Western Hills Magnet Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 365 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 69%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Western Hills Magnet Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Western Hills Magnet Center's student population of 365 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Western Hills Magnet Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Western Hills Magnet Center is 0.76, which is more 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
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#820 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Western Hills Magnet Center's ranking?
Western Hills Magnet Center is ranked #820 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Western Hills Magnet Center?
365 students attend Western Hills Magnet Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
31% of Western Hills Magnet Center students are White, 30% of students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Western Hills Magnet Center?
Western Hills Magnet Center has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Western Hills Magnet Center offer ?
Western Hills Magnet Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Western Hills Magnet Center part of?
Western Hills Magnet Center is part of Omaha Public Schools School District.
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