Benson High School

5120 Maple St, Omaha, NE 68104 | (402) 557-3000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,512
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,512 high school students from grades 9-12
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Omaha Public Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,134
  • Graduation Rate: 59.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.5
  • Enrolled Students: 48,692

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,512
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 101.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 765 (50.6%)
  • Females: 747 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 201 (13.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 921 (60.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,122 (74.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Benson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian241.6%
Black70146.4%
Asian795.2%
Hispanic16911.2%
White53935.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Benson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade45630.2%
10th Grade44729.6%
11th Grade34122.6%
12th Grade26817.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 64%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:36%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,217
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Benson High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,93954%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,32846%
Source: NE Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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