The Omaha Area has wonderful education options, but it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start the research process when trying to decide on the best option for your family. If you’re planning to choose a private or independent school for your children, we hope this guide will give you a head-start on finding the best option for your family.
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And if you are seeking preschools, be sure to check out our Omaha Preschool Guide!
Private Schools In & Around Omaha, NE
Grades: Preschool – 8th Grade
Location: 3405 S. 119th Street | Omaha
A Catholic education is one of the best gifts parents can give their children. We are partners with our parents in providing a solid academic and faith-filled education for our students. Building a warm and welcoming community is extremely important at Mary Our Queen.
At Mary Our Queen, parents and students can expect:
- Faith filled, nurturing community
- Education of the whole child — academic, social, spiritual
- Tuition assistance available
- A rigorous and integrated STREAM curriculum that thoughtfully combines faith, reason and creativity
- Dedicated faculty combined with small class sizes where teachers focus on the individualized needs of students
- Community and social connections
Tours available at moqschool.org.
Grades: Kindergarten – 8th Grade
Location: 1110 N. 66th Street, Phoenix Academy | Omaha
Phoenix Academy is a not for profit school for students in grades K-8 who have fallen behind in reading and/or math. We are a full day intervention school that helps students get back on track so they can return to their former school. We also offer a summer program for students of all ability levels to get a Kickstart for the next school year.
Grades: Kindergarten – 5th Grade
Location: 1821 N. 90th St., Omaha, NE 68114 | Omaha
St. Mark Lutheran School is a brand new Christian elementary school opening Fall of 2023 with an initial class offering of grades K-2 and will expand to 5th grade beginning in the fall of 2024.
The mission of St. Mark Lutheran School is to establish and cultivate students in the true knowledge of our Lord, Jesus Christ, through an excellent Christian education that equips them for a productive and virtuous life lived by faith in and for the glory of God.
We teach using a traditional classroom model and classically inspired curriculum throughout all fundamental subjects of education (grammar, math, science, social studies, etc.) while also including art and music as primary subjects for all grade levels. Our Lord Jesus Christ is not only the center of our education, He is the goal of all that we teach and do. We believe and teach as Proverbs 9:10 says, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.” In addition to their daily academic curriculum, students at St. Mark Lutheran school will participate in a variety of other activities that will work towards educating the whole person: mind, body, and spirit.
Grades: Kindergarten – Grade 12
Location: Concordia Academy: 1821 N. 90th Street | Concordia Jr.-Sr. High School
15656 Fort Street
The mission of Concordia Schools of Omaha is to prepare students to be faith secure, world ready, Kingdom leaders. Concordia Jr.-Sr. High has been located at 156th and Fort since 2001, and as of Fall 2023, our Concordia Academy (grade K-5) will be located at the same property. Our schools look forward to a continued relationship with families in and around the Northwest corner of Omaha who desire a faith-filled, academically challenging environment for their students.
Grades: Preschool – 5th Grade
Location: 6860 North 166th Avenue| Omaha, NE
Legacy School offers a nonsectarian, private school setting for parents looking for high academic standards, small class sizes, and exceptional teaching. Legacy School’s distinct educational approach delivers the highest quality of education through literacy-based, differentiated instruction, thus giving students the best opportunities to achieve curriculum standards. Our inviting, safe, student-centered environment caters to the individual educational needs of each student.
Grades: Kindergarten – 6th Grade
Location: 7302 Burt Street | Omaha, NE
We are a Montessori school serving students 2.5 to 12 years of age. We follow an academic school calendar with summer mini camps. Our beautifully designed classrooms offer children the freedom of movement in an atmosphere of peace and beauty, allowing our students to grow roots and spread their wings within a scientifically validated and time-honored educational model. This is the MCR journey, and it begins the moment children first enter the front door and continues until the confident sixth grader exits as an MCR graduate.
Grades: Preschool – Grade 12
Location: 10244 Wiesman Dr | Omaha
At Omaha Christian Academy, your child will enjoy a positive and safe environment where the Bible and Truth are integrated into their entire school experience!
– 50 years of Bible Based Education here in Omaha, Nebraska – In operation since 1972, we have the longevity and experience to deliver an excellent education to your child.
– Small Classes Sizes – It’s important to know, love and prepare each child academically and spiritually. Small class sizes mean more individualized attention for every child!
– Caring Teachers – OCA teachers know and love each child in a safe
environment. They are committed to teaching from a Christian worldview.
– Wide Variety of Sports and Extracurricular Activities – including sports and creative arts!
Individual Tours for prospective families can be arranged by calling (402) 399-9565.
Omaha Area Private Schools
Omaha Street School (non-public, alternative high school)
Quest Forward Academy (high school)