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
9 244
10 277
11 357
12 406

Benson Magnet High School is a public high school of the Omaha Public Schools located in Omaha, NE. It has 1,284 students in grades 9th through 12th. Benson Magnet High School is the 24th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 4,206th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,284
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.79

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Benson Magnet High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 661
(51%)
10,090
(52%)
 Female 623
(49%)
9,396
(48%)

Benson Magnet High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 521
(41%)
5,264
(27%)
 White 349
(27%)
6,488
(33%)
 Hispanic 179
(14%)
5,522
(28%)
 Two or More 111
(9%)
1,285
(7%)
 Asian 100
(8%)
678
(3%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
226
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
23
(0%)

Benson Magnet High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 917
(71%)
11,655
(60%)
 Not Eligible 246
(19%)
5,896
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(9%)
1,935
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Benson Magnet High School is ranked 7th out of 0 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Benson Magnet High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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

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

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

Compare Benson Magnet High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.6% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 80.8%
 

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