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For enrollment or volunteer information, contact John Parsons.
Phone: (402) 451-5234
Email: jparsons@omahastreetschool.org
Website: http://www.omahastreetschool.org/
Under the leadership of John and Lorri Parsons, the Omaha Street School (OSS) provides quality, affordable education to high-risk Omaha youth in a Christ-based atmosphere for enrichment of student’s lives through physical, mental and spiritual awareness. The four-year high school diploma program provides quality education to 40 urban youth who have not succeeded in traditional learning environments due to criminal or gang involvement, drug and alcohol issues, truancy, and teen pregnancy.

The student population at the Street School is diverse and includes African American, Latino, Native American and Caucasian students. Students are referred to the school through local social service agencies and churches, from parole officers and the public school system. Current students are also an excellent referral source.

Individual testing of students using standardized and ACT/SAT test scores showed improvement of an average of 1.4 grade level per year. OSS offers a full curriculum of secondary education classes from 8:15 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. each day. Through a partnership with community volunteers, a hot lunch is provided to OSS students free of charge.