R.M. MARRS MAGNET CENTER


5619 South 19th Street
Omaha, NE 68107

Phone: (531) 299-2420
Fax: (531) 299-2439
marrs.principal@ops.org
 





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 three 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.

Counseling Supports for Students and Families

There are social-emotional supports available for your student and family during this time. School counselors, psychologists and social workers continue to be accessible by email with questions or concerns. Omaha Public Schools also partners with the Boys Town National Hotline to offer 24/7 access to trained counselors by phone. That number is 531-299-SAFE (7233). Please reach out if you or a loved one is struggling.

We will keep in touch with updates as we receive them. We are committed to keeping you informed.

Please continue to look out for one another. We are here for you.

Please visit the OPS page regarding district closures.
 

April 10 No School (Professional Development Day)
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.

Marrs SIP Plan 2019-2020 PDF

WE MISS YOU, FALCONS!



2020 Buffet Award Winner

Congratulations to Ms. Lee, one of the Alice Buffett Outstanding Teachers Award winners for 2020!

LIFE ON MARRS

Our Falcons had the opportunity to soar thanks to the Omaha Performing Arts

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