Benson Magnet High School



Benson Magnet High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Benson Magnet High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 346
10 340
11 322
12 399

Benson Magnet High School is a public high school of the Omaha Public Schools located in Omaha, NE. It has 1,407 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benson Magnet High School is the 23rd largest public high school in Nebraska and the 3,738th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,738th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nebraska: 23rd out of 268
Student/Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 253rd out of 268
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 23rd out of 268

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Benson Magnet High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 740
(53%)
10,141
(51%)
 Female 667
(47%)
9,588
(49%)

Benson Magnet High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 539
(38%)
5,224
(26%)
 White 323
(23%)
5,952
(30%)
 Asian 225
(16%)
1,001
(5%)
 Hispanic 223
(16%)
6,336
(32%)
 Two or More 73
(5%)
957
(5%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
226
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
33
(0%)

Benson Magnet High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,048
(74%)
12,175
(62%)
 Not Eligible 227
(16%)
5,681
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 132
(9%)
1,873
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson Magnet High School is ranked 6th out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson Magnet High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Benson Magnet High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1581
2006 1514
2007 1504
2008 1526
2009 1512
2010 1502
2011 1463
2012 1284
2013 1262
2014 1218
2015 1407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.2
2007 15.8
2008 15.6
2009 14.8
2010 14.2
2011 15.2
2012 16.7
2013 16.2
2014 15.3
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58633776091082
2006 0.70937912813738
2007 0.71742021276596
2008 0.69921363040629
2009 0.74206349206349
2010 0.75965379494008
2011 0.77306903622693
2012 0.80841121495327
2013 0.81458003169572
2014 0.81609195402299
2015 0.83866382373845

Compare Benson Magnet High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 83.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Benson Magnet High School
Omaha, NE
Public 09 - 12 1,407 16.9:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,748 18.4:1 2 miles
Lewis & Clark Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 776 14.2:1 2 miles
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