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Welcome to Gifted and Talented (GATE)

Welcome to Northwest High Magnet School Gifted and Talented Education.   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.

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

National Honor Society,  French National Honor Society

Tri-M Music National Honor Society

International Club

Quill and Scroll International Society



Academic Decathlon,  Mathematic Program

History Day,  Academy of Finance

African American History Challenge

Science Olympiad, Project Peace

Mock Trial


Latino Leaders,  DECA/FBLA

Principal’s Advisory Council

African American Leaders of Tomorrow

Senior Class, Student Government

Young Republicans, Young Democrats

Future Educators


Visual and Performing Arts

Theater Productions,  Concert Choir

 Concert Band,   Jazz Band

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.,  French Club

Spanish Club,  German Club  

Science Club, Outdoor,  Student Venture

Risk Club,  Sign Language