R.M. MARRS MAGNET CENTER


5619 South 19th Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Phone: (531) 299-2420
Fax: (531) 299-2439






Where Your Future Begins...

R. M. Marrs Magnet Center is a magnet school specializing in the areas of mathematics, economics and information technology. R. M. Marrs is one of only two middle schools in the Omaha Public Schools to offer the Dual Language Program. The main focus of R. M. Marrs Magnet Center is high student achievement. The unique schedule offers four 90 minute instructional blocks per day that gives students the opportunity to spend more intensive and quality time on their studies. The diverse, enthusiastic and talented Marrs staff is dedicated to implementing a creative curriculum focused on student achievement across grade levels.
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Recess (No School)

November 30 Caroling at the Durham Western Heritage Museum
- selected 7th/8th Show Choir students 12:30-12:55 P.M.
- selected 5th grade Chorus students 1:30-1:55 P.M.

December 4 South Sings Music Festival
- selected 8th grade chorus students (4:00 P.M. at South High School Auditorium)
December 5 Family Math & Science Night (5:30-7:00 P.M.)
December 9 Marrs Vocal Winter Concert (7:00 P.M. - Marrs Gym)
All Marrs choir students participate in this concert.
December 10 Marrs Instrumental Winter Concert (7:00 P.M. - Marrs Gym)
December 12 Title I Coffee Dates (9:30 A.M. - Library)
December 14 National Anthem at Lancers Game
- selected 5th-8th chorus members (6:30 P.M. - Meet at Ralston Arena)
December 16 Exploratory
December 20 Second Quarter Ends
December 23-January 3 Winter Recess

January 6 No School (Teacher Planning Day)
January 7 Third Quarter Begins/Science MAP Week
January 13 English Language Arts MAP Week
January 20 No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)/Math MAP Week

February 17 No School (Presidents' Day)
February 26 Student Led Conferences (3:30-7:30 P.M.)
February 27 No School & Student Led Conferences (12:00-6:30 P.M.)
February 28 No School

March 4 Title I Coffee Dates (9:30 A.M. - Library)
March 6 Third Quarter Ends
March 9-13 Spring Break
March 16 Fourth Quarter Begins
March 29 NSCAS Testing Begins/Science NSCAS Testing Week

April 5 ELA NSCAS Testing Week
April 12 Math NSCAS Testing Week
April 10 No School (Professional Development Day)
April 20 Science MAP Week
April 26 ELA MAP Week

May 3 Math MAP Week
May 18-21 Exploratory
May 22 Fourth Quarter Ends/Last Day of School

 

 

 

Marrs Magnet School Improvement Plan
School Intended Outcomes

NSCAS (State Test)
This assessment identifies students as proficient on grade level standards and ELA, math, and science.
NSCAS % "On Track" or "College and Career Ready"
2019-2020 Math Goal Achievement 44.9%
2019-2020 Reading Goal Achievement: 38.1%

MAP Growth
This is the district's ongoing assessment throughout the school year.  This is an online, computerized assessment given three times per year (fall, winter, and spring).  MAP Growth results help teachers identify skills student know and the skills the students need to learn.  You may hear your child refer to their RIT score.
MAP Projected Growth
2019-2020  Math Goal Achievement: 61.2%
2019-2020  Reading Goal Achievement: 52.2%
2019-2020  Science Goal Achievement: 48.6%
MAP Grade Level Norm:
2019-2020 Math Goal Achievement: 50.5%
2019-202 Reading Goal Achievement: 47.6%
2019-2020 Science Goal Achievement: 45.1%

School Mission:
All students will achieve to their highest potential.

LIFE ON MARRS

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