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Benson High School Magnet


Welcome to Benson High Gifted and Talented Program.  It is the mission of the Office of Gifted and Talented, Omaha Public Schools, to recognize and nurture outstanding abilities and support intellectual and social and emotional growth so that gifted and talented students may maximize their potential.

Benson High Opportunities

Gifted and Talented Education

There are many opportunities at Benson  High that exist inside and outside the classroom for students identified in one or more of the five areas of giftedness: Intellectual, Academic, Creativity, Leadership, Visual/Performing Arts.  High ability learners at Benson have the opportunity to participate in a gifted program that gives them experiences far above that of typical high school students.


National Honor Society,   Quiz Bowl

Minority Scholars

Quill and Scroll International Society



Academic Decathlon,  Math Team

History Day,  Academy of Finance

African American History Challenge



Latino Leaders,  DECA/FBLA

Principal’s Advisory Council

Future African American Leaders

Class Officers,  Student Council

Future Educators



Visual and Performing Arts

Theater Productions,  Concert Choir

 Concert Band,   Jazz Band

Marching Band



Chess Club,   Newspaper 

Yearbook Staff

Music/Media Technology


Club Opportunities

GSA,   Book Club,  French Club

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Spanish Club,   Just Friends

Science Club,  Math Club,  German Club