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Millard North Middle School

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Posted May 23, 2014

Millard North Middle School. I've been harassed by former students but due to sexist teachers they managed to get me in trouble instead of them. For god sake they told me to kill myself, and i just made a simple comment. I got suspended for 3 days. Some teachers however are nice, but a teacher did however make fun of my lisp. I was telling him something true but him/her thought that i was lying, and questioned my lisp. After I told him I actually do have lisp he laughed. However the school does have some great teachers that actually teach you material. I took a speaking assessment today, and for god sake the teacher basically told me the answers by using hand motions, it's a district assessment not charades. I also suggest the school to hire new principals, they claim every kid knows the difference between bullying, and harassing. They have one good principal and that's the 7th grade one. This school also procrastinates a lot, a lot of sitting around to talk about how good a certain student is or some presentation we didn't need to know.I would not recommend your kid to be in this school.


Posted January 23, 2014

Millard North Middle School (MNMS) is a very good school. I am a student there, and I love not only the student body, but the teachers aswell. As far as I know, MNMS is the only school in Nebraska offering the IB (International Baccalaureate) Programme. This program offers a different style of teaching; for more advenced students. Students can carry on with this program from 1st Grade to 10th grade, and then make the transition to the ID (International Diploma) Programme. The teachers care about the students, and will do anything to teach them and help them understand any concept.


Posted June 22, 2012

This is a wonderful school! Mrs. Jens is the absolute BEST! I had her for 6th grade almost 21 years ago and it's wonderful to see that she is just as fantastic as she ever was. She was and has been my favorite teacher TO THIS DAY. She was inspiring and educated in a way that made me want to go to school every day. I owe my love for reading to her and she will always have a special place in my heart. It was truly a gift to be her student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2011

My daughter is in her first year at the school. She's in the IB program. The only IB middle school in NE. So far the curriculum has been very promising. Since she's in the IB, the cirriculum is different from others not in the IB. She is always challenged in all her studies for teh best. Lots of homework and projects. A good sign to follow for the real world. They follow the SMART goals which is being used by innovative companies for projects. The captain of the ship - principal is a moderate which may not keep to her word at times. Nevertheless, she runs a tight ship. The vice-principals are very modern and progressive. So far I give the teachers and the school 5 thumbs up alll around. Keep up the good work. A good acaedmic school so far.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2011

My son has attended MNMS for three years and I have always found the staff/teachers to be over the top helpful. Any concerns I have had have been addressed immediately and he has been incredibly successful there because of his teachers. I can't say enough about this school, the teachers and it's staff. Thanks for all you do!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2009

I also give the administration no stars. The principal at this school is teaching the kids no manners whatsoever and has no idea about young adults fashion.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2009

I give the administration no stars and as I see there have been no ratings in 2009 since a new principal was named. I can see why.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2008

I would agree mrs.Jens is a good teacher. i like the ib program its fun and all the clubs and activities are fun. its a small school and everyone knows eachother. my only complaint is that it starts before my sisdters school and she makes me late
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 24, 2008

Dudeee, this school is amazing. Mrs. Jens is the best teacher ever! 6th grade was the best year of my life. Yes, the zaps get annoying but, atleast less kids fail school! I love it here and I can't wait to continue on. Millard North is the best especially. teh IB program. We get to do so many more projects. Plus, we have a lot of fun. I just really love it here and I'm proud to say I go to Millard North Middle School.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 19, 2007

They care so much about the students there! And they have such good teaching techniques! They always help me with thing i don't understand.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 23, 2007

it's a great school! my kid have a lot of fun there
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2007

I have been very impressed with all of the teachers and staff at Millard North Middle School. My son recently found out that there is a chance we may move and was extremely upset at having to 'leave the best school he has ever known' I know the school and staff are great if he always wants to go to school. Quoted from my son, 'I hope it doesn't snow I don't want to miss class.' He constantly references to his teachers as friends, and genuinely likes his studies. Again, I cannot express how happy we have been with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 3, 2005

I have been very inmpressed by everything that Millard North has offered my kids. From all the extracurriculars to just basic academics. Both Millard School District and Millard North have helped my kids reach their full potential.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 assessments are standards-based tests, 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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
94%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 assessments are standards-based tests, 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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

243 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2013.

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 assessments are standards-based tests, 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.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students79%
Female80%
Male79%
Black, not Hispanic)42%
Asian96%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic81%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch62%
Special education students48%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female89%
Male85%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asian100%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic91%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch71%
Special education students55%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 assessments are standards-based tests, 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.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students85%
Female91%
Male79%
Black, not Hispanic)45%
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic86%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch66%
Special education students53%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic93%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch88%
Special education students71%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 assessments are standards-based tests, 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.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students73%
Female73%
Male71%
Black, not Hispanic)57%
Asian90%
Hispanic72%
Multiracial40%
White, not Hispanic73%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch56%
Special education students31%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female92%
Male91%
Black, not Hispanic)86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic92%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch83%
Special education students50%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students85%
Female84%
Male86%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asian95%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic85%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch77%
Special education students46%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students85%
Female92%
Male81%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asian95%
Hispanic76%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic87%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch77%
Special education students57%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 assessments are standards-based tests, 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.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 70%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 2%
Black 6% 7%
Hispanic 4% 16%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
Gifted specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Industrial shop
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Kitchen

Gifted & talented

Staff resources available to students
  • Gifted specialist(s)
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Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Gifted specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Industrial shop
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Volunteer time after school
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2828 South 139th Plaza
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: (402) 715-1280

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