Equity and Diversity


Omaha Public Schools' first shared value, Equity, is central to our work to deliver on our promise to our community. Within the Omaha Public Schools, Equity means making sure every student has the support they need to be successful. Significant portions of this Strategic Plan of Action focus on delivering equity through our schools.

We value equity as the focused practices, policies, academic support, curriculum, ethic of care, and resource allocation to support students with what they need to be successful. Acknowledging that like the individuality of each of our students each school is unique, we must support each school with what it needs to be successful.

Equity Norms
We know we are focused on equity when:

  • We provide students, families and staff the support they need to demonstrate success.
  • We recognize, identify and celebrate the variety of strengths of each student.
  • We align resources with district priority needs.
  • We routinely monitor student data and surveys for disproportionate experiences, outcomes and other trends to take action.

To see the entire OPS Strategic Action Plan Powered By Foresight click here

To see the OPS Board Policy on Eduational Equity click here.