Students must earn a minimum of 45 semester credits to graduate from Papillion-La Vista High School.

Students in Grades 9-11 must enroll in a minimum of six (6) credit classes each semester.  Students in Grade 12 must enroll in a minimum of five (5) credit classes each semester.  It is not uncommon for students to carry more credits when interests and abilities indicate that such a program will be beneficial.

ALL STUDENTS are encouraged to include courses of practical and liberal arts in their selection of elective courses.

Minimum Graduation Requirements

Department

Credits

Required Courses

English

8

2 semesters each of English 9, English 10 and English 11

Math

6

2 semesters of Algebra 1

Science

6

2 semesters each of Biology and Physical Science

Social Studies

6

2 semesters each of U.S. History and World Civilizations; 1 semester of American Government

Physical Education

3

1 semester of Introduction to Physical Education

Additional Credits

16

16 semesters are required, which may include Electives and/or creditsbeyond the minimum requirements in English, Math, Social Studies, Science and Physical Education

Total Credits

45