Western Hills Magnet Center

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6523 Western Ave

Omaha, NE 68132

(402) 554-1510

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 375

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Western Hills Magnet Center

This school has really great teachers and some of the kids are nice. Others need a lot of help. They do not get a very long recess and their extra curricular are ok, there is more testing than should be. I wish that there was more focus on learning styles than teaching to the test. There also needs to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/13

This has been an excellent school not only now with my grandchildren, but when my two daughters attended there. The staff is alway great and interested. The extra help and time that the teachers put in for my children's success and my grandson shows.

Posted by a parent on 04/27/11

Western Hills has a school garden and an innovative elective program. They partner with the University of Nebraska at Omaha on many different topics.

Posted by a other on 09/14/09

I am very pleased overall with the academic programs offered at Western Hills. The art class is totally more then I could have expected and the electives that are offered are a wide range and my children love them! The teachers are wonderful. Having utilized the speech program, I can only say that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/07

Great first year, very disappointed so far 2nd year. School consumed with behavior modification rather than on education. Little communication unless something bad happens. I will say that I am impressed with their variety of 'electives' and their expedition style learning. They do offer a variety ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/06

Western Hills Elementary is one of the finest schools I have ever had the pleasure of visiting and my children the opportunity of attending. Their extracurricular activities are vast and varied and the parent involvement has been extraordinary. I am proud to have my children attending such a dedicated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/06

The children have a variety of electives to choose from multiple times a year. This helps keep learning fun. The quality of academics is excellent. I feel the teachers keep a close eye on the children and are quick to let the parents know when the child is starting to struggle. They seem to have suggestions ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/06

This is one of the better magnet schools in the ops system. They have wonderful people from the (UNO) college, and the community come in and teach the children. I'm very pleased with the academic critera within this school

Posted by a parent on 05/06/04

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Test scores for Western Hills Magnet Center

NeSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 5

Test Year: 2012
Western Hills Magnet Center
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 — Western Hills Magnet Center is located at 6523 Western Ave, Omaha NE 68132. 6523 Western Ave is in the 68132 ZIP code in Omaha, NE The school district for Western Hills Magnet Center is the Omaha Public Schools. Western Hills Magnet Center is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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