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St Wenceslaus School

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Posted September 21, 2013

This school leaves allot to be desired needless to say. The management of the school and church is probably best served if it were located upon a military base. We as well as others have moved, or need to move our children out of this suppressed climate. Unfortunately I believe parents will need to do this early before the West Omaha Deanery/Club get "wind" of there intentions. Once this happens you will become "black balled" and the chances of enrolling your child in any elementary catholic school west of 72nd street will become minimal at best.
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Posted February 15, 2013

We enrolled our son here in October as a kindergartner after experiencing much difficulty with the local public school. We could not be happier. He is thriving and LOVES going to school all day. Have had interaction with teachers, staff, administrators, and other students. All have been delightful and I am so pleased with how much my son has learned!!
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Posted October 19, 2012

I cannot say enough good things about this school. Our three children attend St Wencslaus and absolutely love it! The school is well run, the students are challenged and taught to grow as faith-filled people. There is always something exciting going on- like the Omaha symphony performing, a school-wide service project, etc. I would highly recommend this wonderful community to anyone who is looking for a happy place where their child will be challenged and academically prepared for high school. Our family couldn't be happier!
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Posted October 9, 2012

I would rather go to any other private school. Pick a different school it will probably continue getting worse.


Posted October 8, 2012

I have had my kids here for 11 years. The school has changed drastically in the past three years, since we got our new principal. At first I would stick up for him, but things have just gone down hill fast. They have become increasingly hard on boys. The check system is ridiculous. You get checks for late homework, not having a pencil with you, walking on the wrong side of the hallway, etc. Most things are very petty. The list goes on and on. After your first check, each subsequent check results in an after-school jug. They also get about five minutes to talk at lunch. The rest is quiet time. They are not allowed to sit next to their friends. Teachers'/TAs' kids and their friends/neighbors get special treatment.. We are seriously considering pulling our last child out and moving him to a different school. He is terribly unhappy, and now thinks he is a horrible child, but he gets points. He cries and is just plain miserable. They are ruining my child. It has gone from a faith-based, incredible education to a dread every morning. It really is a pitty. We have also lost many, many teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2007

Awsome school to go to the absolute best It rocks!
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Posted May 3, 2005

I attended this school years ago and my mother was also a teacher's aide at St. Wenceslaus. The staff is amazing. They were my second family. Each of them goes out of their way to help their students flourish, and learn not only academics but also personal discipline and drive. The principal is a highly dedicated woman who seems to have limitless energy. She is truly and excellent model of who a principal should be. From what I witnessed (and have heard) This staff is also on great terms with each other. There is little of the inner bickering that plagues other schools. The quality of religious instruction, as well as academic learning is incredible. I felt well prepared for future classes and schooling. I only wish my husband and I lived in the same town so that when we have kids, they could attend St. Wenceslaus as well.
—Submitted by a former student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 70%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black 1% 7%
Hispanic 1% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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15353 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68154
Phone: (402) 330-4356

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