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           Burke High School     

Welcome to Burke High School 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.

Burke High School Opportunities

Gifted and Talented Education

There are many opportunities at Burke High School 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 Burke have the opportunity to participate in a gifted program that gives them experiences far above that of typical high school students. 


National Honor Society,  Quill and Scroll

French National Honor,  Tri-M Music Honor Society

International Club



Academic Decathlon,  Academy of Finance

Mathematics Program,  Science Olympiad

African American History Challenge

History Day,  Project Peace

Mock Trial


Latino Leaders  DECA/FBLA

Principal’s Advisory Council

African American Leaders of Tomorrow

Student Council, Student Government, Senior Class

Young Democrats,  Young Republicans

Future Educators


Visual and Performing Arts

Theater Productions,  Concert Band

Concert Choir,  Cheerleading

Drama Club,  Art Club

Dance Club,  Flag Corp



Chess Club,  Gathering of Poets

Anime Club,  Photography,  Bridge

Astronomy,  Academy of

Informational Technology


Club Opportunities

ESL,  GSA,  M.A.D.

Book Club,  French Club

German Club, Outdoor Club,  Student Venture  

Spanish club, Science Club

Risk Club, Sign Language