Central High School

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124 N 20th St

Omaha, NE 68102

(402) 557-3300

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,387

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Central High School

My school is very diverse which allows both staff and students to learn about others and their cultures, etc. With so many backgrounds, students learn a lot when others bring a mixing pot of information to class with them. Most teachers are focused on getting the most out of their teachings and see improvement ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/04/14

Here at Omaha Central High School, you'll find dedicated teachers and thriving students. I've been here for almost two years and I plan on staying. The IB program here is amazing. Perhaps you've heard rumors about this school, but there nothing here that you wouldn't find at any other school. It's a ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/20/14

I graduated from Central in 2008 with a rounded education that allowed me to complete my bachelor of arts in English in only three years. I was able to opt out of math, science, and political science gen eds in college because Central provided classes that were sometimes even better than the college ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/25/13

The school is as excellent today as it was when I attended. It is a solid school, with excellent teachers that care.

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

Academic excellence, amazing athletes, fabulous teachers and administrators...what more is there?!!

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

It's magical! My friends and I joke that there are 'friendly ghosts.' The building is at least 100 years old and magnificent. Academics are superlative, sports are winners, Central is 'different.' Unique, Lots of love in there....

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

I graduated from Central High last year. Central's AP classes and excellent teachers helped pave the way for me to get to college this year. Central desserves this money because of its academic excellence and its contribution to the community.

Posted by a student on 09/16/09

Academic excellence; diversity;music and arts;tradition

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

I love this school so much. The programs here are amazing. Central is ery diverse. Thats what makes this school the best.

Posted by a student on 01/02/08

Our 2nd child will be graduating this month from Central, and we will dearly miss the school. Both of our children received an excellent education from Central, and our oldest is having a very successful college career thanks to his high school work. However, what we probably value the most about Central, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Central High School

NeSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Central High School
Omaha Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Omaha schools — Central High School is located at 124 N 20th St, Omaha NE 68102. 124 N 20th St is in the 68102 ZIP code in Omaha, NE The school district for Central High School is the Omaha Public Schools. Central High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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