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            Central High School

Welcome to Central 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.

Central High Opportunities

Gifted and Talented Program

There are many opportunities at Central 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 Central 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

African American History Challenge

History Day,  Engineering


Metro Science and Engineering Fair



Latino Leaders  DECA/FBLA

Principal’s Advisory Council

Class Officers

Future African American Leaders of Tomorrow

Student Council, Student Government, 

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,  Newspaper Staff

Yearbook Staff,  Poetry Slam

Fine Lines Literary Publications


Club Opportunities

GSA,  Chinese Club

Dual Language club,  FCA

Science Club, Math Club

Rock Climbing Club,  French Club

Table-top Game Club,  Art Club

Drama Club,  Culinary Club

Poetry Club,  The Light Club