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Welcome to Boyd Elementary School where the learning is motivating and fun. We have a fantastic group of 500 plus students in grades Head Start-6th . Along with a staff of over 60, we enjoy the support of a vibrant Parent Teacher Association and a number of Adopt-A-School Partners that assist us in meeting the needs of our students.
The strength of Boyd Elementary is the dedication of its staff, parents and community to the academic achievement of Boyd students. Each of these entities plays a significant part in supporting our students to reach their fullest potential. The expectation throughout is that of excellence. We believe that we must "Be what we want our students to become" in terms of character and citizenship.
Boyd Elementary School is located at 8314 Boyd Street in Omaha. The diverse student population is served in grades Head Start through sixth grade. Many unique opportunities are offered to students through special programs in reading, gifted and talented challenge classes and special education. Several business partners provide both human and financial resources. Boyd School is an integral part of the Keystone neighborhood community. Neighborhood volunteer assistance in conjunction with an active Parent-Teacher Association provides many school activities for the student body. A well-rounded academic program and the involvement of students, staff, parents and community assist Boyd School accomplish its mission, of providing the best learning environment for all students to reach their highest potential.
Head Start Hours
6:30 AM to 8:35 AM
4:05 PM to 6:00 PM
AM- 8:50 AM-11:50 AM
PM-1:05 PM-4:05 PM
Omaha Public Schools
School Improvement Plan 2014-2015
Elementary School: Boyd
Click here for the latest Boyd Elementary Bond Updates
We would like to inform you that Monroe Middle, Morton Magnet Middle,
McMillan Magnet Middle and Hale Magnet Middle Schools will be adding
6th grade students into their buildings for the 2016-2017 school year.
Therefore, Boyd Elementary School will serve grades K-5th starting the
2016-17 school year.
There are many benefits for our students who are in a 6th – 8th grade middle school:
Students have increased student achievement in core academic subjects
that include: math, reading/language arts, science, and social studies.
Teachers are departmentalized, which allows them to specialize in deep
understanding of one content area. As a result, many middle school
teachers earn master’s degrees in the subjects they teach.
* Students are on a team of approximately 120-140 students at the same grade level with the same 5 to 6 core team teachers.
Teaming at middle school allows teachers to have daily team meetings
and common plan time that provides teachers time for developing
individualized instructional strategies to support students, to balance
homework assignments and to provide curricular enhancements.
Students and families are provided continuity during these middle school
years, which increases engagement in the school and community.
Teachers lead advisory programs that are designed to create a structure
to help students get to know one another, meet their needs, work
effectively and build positive relationships with peers and adults that
extend into classes and become schoolwide.
* Middle school staff
members are provided professional development that increases their
understanding of the developmental needs of this age group (10-14 year
olds). With this understanding, the teachers recognize the importance
of applying effective strategies to engage students in their classrooms
as well as various clubs and activities after school.
invited to attend the Grade Level Configuration Meeting at your
student’s Middle School. The meeting will allow families to meet the
Middle School Principal, see the school and begin to get acquainted with
your child’s future school. Please call us at Boyd (402) 572-8928 if
you would benefit from clarification regarding which Middle School your
child attends based upon your home address. We would be happy to help.
Below are the dates, times and locations of the upcoming Grade Level
Morton Magnet Auditorium
Monroe Middle School Cafeteria
Thank you for your continued support of the Omaha Public Schools!