Millard West High School opened its doors in 1995 under the leadership of then Principal Rick Kolowski to serve the rapidly growing southwestern suburb district of Omaha, Nebraska. Over the years, Millard West has expanded, changed, and raised the bar. It has been recognized by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and by the Washington Post as one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. According to the U.S. News and World Report, Millard West was ranked 2,308 nationally, fifth in the state, and second in its district in 2020. The graduation rate was 97 percent with enrollment surpassing 2,500 students. The school had three National Merit Scholar Finalists in 2019.
In addition, the Millard West Wildcats has a robust sports and activities program with numerous state championships, including baseball and girls’ soccer in 2019. The cheer team took home the 2020 national title in large varsity pom.
Millard West operates on a four by four-semester block schedule with 90-minute classes. Credits are assigned to classes at five credits per course per semester. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement courses, honors courses, and can select between four career academies. Students must earn a minimum of 230 required and elective credits in order to graduate.
PHONE: (402) 715-6000
ADDRESS: 5710 S 176th AVE. Omaha, NE. 68135
TWITTER: @MWHSWildcats and @MWHSactivities