Lothrop Magnet Elementary

Home of the Panthers!

Lothrop Magnet Center is located at 3300 North 22nd Street. Approximately 400 students in grades pre-kindergarten through fourth grade attend this Science and Technology magnet. These magnet themes are woven throughout the regular curriculum offerings. Lothrop offers all students unique, high quality experiences that promote literacy, mathematical competency, and the skills necessary to function in the 21st century. At summer science and technology camp, students develop inquiry-based projects, create computer-based presentations, and learn to create graphics. Parent and community involvement are very strong components of this magnet's success. Workshops on parenting skills, nutrition, and computer skills, as well as open forums to address parental concerns, are offered. Volunteers from community organizations also provide weekly tutoring services. The staff, parents, and community are committed to providing Lothrop students an educational program that will prepare the students for the future.

Lothrop is currently undergoing renovations and has temporarily moved to the Mills Building at 30th and Taylor Streets. 

Magnet Overview

Lothrop Science & Technology Center offers students learning opportunities they would not get anywhere else.  Students are involved in constant science investigations and the discovery of new knowledge.  Magnet Specialists teach unique, innovative lessons built from Extra Value Standard discovery.  Students take part in science exploration, technology, robotics, and Spanish language and culture.  Lothrop Magnet staff and students have strong relationships with families and partnerships with many community businesses and share at quarterly Magnet Family Nights.

  • Learn about Lothrop
    Learn about Lothrop
    Learn about Lothrop

    Learn about Lothrop

    0 Comment 169 views

Lothrop Magnet
3300 North 22nd Street
Omaha, NE 68110-1988

Phone: (402) 457-5704
Fax: (402) 457-7963

Lothrop is currently located at the Mills Building
30th & Taylor St  For more information please contact:
Gina Fitzpatrick

457-5704 ext. 3

What's Happening at Lothrop

    Lothrop Magnet Center

    Lothrop’s Mission Statement

    Lothrop Science and Technology Magnet Center provides an unique, engaging, and inquiry-based curriculum and instruction that increases achievement and meets the needs of a diverse student population.

    In support of the mission statement, the Lothrop staff believes:

    *All students are special, unique and capable of learning commensurate with their ability.

    *Curriculum is implanted and assessed to ensure that the needs of all students are met and that the content is challenging.

    *Teachers continue their education, modeling the necessity of life-long learning.

    *The school environment is safe, secure, and inviting for everyone.  Students demonstrate respect for others and responsibility for their learning.

    *The Science, Spanish, and Technology magnet emphasis enriches all content areas.

    Omaha Public Library Kid's Events: http://omahalibrary.org/programs/kids-programs

    Thursday & Friday October 27/ 28: Conferences (No school)


    Green Ribbon Schools
    2012 GRS Nebraska National Winners
    Lothrop Elementary School/Omaha Public Schools
    Miller Park Elementary School/Omaha Public Schools
    2012 GRS Nebraska State Finalist
    King Science and Technology Magnet Middle School/Omaha Public Schools
    Nebraska Department of Education's Application Process
    Information for the 2012-13 school year application will be posted in the winter of 2013.
    This prestigious award is given to select schools across the nation that The U.S. Department of Education (USED) Green Ribbon Schools recognizes as schools that save energy, reduce costs, feature environmentally sustainable learning spaces, protect health, foster wellness, and offer environmental education to boost academic achievement and community engagement.
    Nebraska will participate in the pilot year of the U.S. Department of Education's Green Ribbon Schools' recognition program. This voluntary federal program rewards schools that meet criteria in three goals:
    1. The school facility (grounds and building) has a "net zero" environmental impact;
    2. The school environment has a "net positive" impact on the health and performance of students and staff members; and
    3. The school's graduates are environmentally literate.

    Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the USED will recognize schools where staff, students, officials and communities have worked together to produce energy efficient, sustainable and healthy school environments and to ensure the sustainability and environmental literacy of graduates.

    Omaha Public Schools

    School Improvement Plan 2016-17

    Elementary School: Lothrop Magnet Center

     Mathematics  42%  %
     Reading  51%  %
     Writing  50%  %
     Behavior-Respect  80%  %

    Growth Goals

    Goal Area: Mathematics

    Focus Skill(s): Number Sense and Algebra

    Strategy: Gradual Release with skills groups during guided and independent practice, use of Math Talks daily and use of CPA (concrete, pictorial, and abstact) to focus on multiple representations

    Measurable Objective (growth goal): 41.17% on NeSA-M


    Goal Area: Reading

    Focus Skill(s): Comprehension and Building Vocabulary

    Strategy: Increase use of Six-Step vocabulary and use of academic language during gradual release during reading instruction. Use of literacy strategies across content areas, increasing rigor and planning using the Fountas and Pinnell Continuum of Literacy Learning book.

    Measurable Objective (growth goal): 50.74% on NeSA-R


    Goal Area: Writing

    Focus Skill(s): Ideas, Organization, Sentence Fluency, Voice, Word Choice and Conventions

    Strategy: Gradual Release of instruction in Writers’ Workshop using writing across content areas and standard writing using prompt writing with rubric.

    Measurable Objective (growth goal): 49.19% on NeSA-W


    Goal Area: Equity/Respect for Diversity Climate (indicated by Climate Survey data)

    Focus: Respectful, Responsible, Safe Outstanding Students

    Strategy: Daily Social Skills instruction, Creating the School Family by Becky Bailey

    Measurable Objective (growth goal): 80% on Equity/Respect for Diversity on Climate Survey