Benson Magnet High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5120 Maple St
Omaha, NE 68104
Phone
(402) 557-3000
District
OMAHA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
DOUGLAS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1466
Classroom Teachers
91

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Nebraska

1

(10 is best)

Better than 1.9% of NE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Benson Magnet High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 10 49
Proficiency in Reading 11 49
Proficiency in Math 8 49

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.17
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.51
AVG FOR STATE 13.53
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 363 24.8%
Grade 10 371 25.3%
Grade 11 346 23.6%
Grade 12 386 26.3%
Total 1466 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 23.8% 29.5% 69.2%
Black 39.8% 26.7% 7.1%
Hispanic 16.6% 36.8% 19.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 18.0% 5.9% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.7% 1.1% 1.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 78.8% 67.1% 43.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 71.8% 59.5% 35.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 7.6% 8.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 361,474 1,929,268
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,704.8 25
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.7% 6.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 20.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.9% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.2% 24.6%
65 OR OLDER 11.5% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 140,450 754,063
Single Parent Households With Children 12.9% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.6% 91.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.5% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.3% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.0% 15.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 13.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.2% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 18.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.7% 14.0%
$15,000 or less 13.7% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,803 $405,490,698 55.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $424 $22,033,584 3.0%
Staff $257 $13,355,262 1.8%
General Administration $187 $9,717,642 1.3%
School Administration $544 $28,269,504 3.9%
Operation $969 $50,355,054 6.9%
Transportation $718 $37,311,588 5.1%
Other $609 $31,647,294 4.3%
Total Support $3,708 $192,689,928 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,522 $131,058,252 18.0%
Total Expenditures $14,034 $729,290,844 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,701 $2,455,582,533 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $480 $152,936,813 3.4%
Staff $324 $103,451,323 2.3%
General Administration $326 $103,859,000 2.3%
School Administration $575 $183,463,020 4.1%
Operation $1,026 $327,199,974 7.3%
Transportation $362 $115,411,814 2.6%
Other $289 $92,252,003 2.1%
Total Support $3,383 $1,078,580,223 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,982 $950,761,532 21.2%
Total Expenditures $14,066 $4,485,003,925 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%