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Omaha school information

Index Omaha Nebraska National
Average Test Scores49%53%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools14978079,221
Total private schools5918224,874
Total post-secondary schools21567,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Omaha are 2% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 149 public schools in Omaha
  • 85.1% of people in Omaha have completed 8th grade
  • 84.2% of people in Omaha have completed high school
  • 34.7% of people in Omaha have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Omaha

      Index Omaha Nebraska National
      Completed 8th grade85.1%88.4%84.3%
      Completed high school84.2%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college64.9%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree42.0%40.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors34.7%30.0%30.3%
      Completed masters12.0%9.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.1%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.2%1.3%

      Omaha, NE School Districts

      • Omaha Public Schools
      • Millard Public Schools
      • Ralston Public Schools
      • Westside Community Schools
      • Elkhorn Public Schools
      • South Sarpy District 46

      There are a total of 149 public schools, 59 private schools and 21 post-secondary schools in Omaha. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Omaha, NE schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Omaha, NE, an average of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Glenwood, IA5,32577%59.4%
      Crescent, IA75375%56.3%
      Bennington, NE2,07573%52.9%
      Fort Calhoun, NE98372%49.5%
      Gretna, NE5,03970%45.6%
      Omaha, NE479,52949%2.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Colorado Springs, CO471,68643%10.7%
      Raleigh, NC469,69847%1.8%
      Kansas City, MO491,15836%25.5%
      Long Beach, CA462,08150%4.3%
      Atlanta, GA497,64235%26.7%
      Omaha, NE479,52949%2.1%
      Source: The Omaha, NE education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.