Graduation Dates 23-24

  • The North High graduation is scheduled for Thursday, 5/23/24 at 2:00pm.  Here is the schedule for all OPS High School graduations for the 23-24 school year.

     

Commencement Schedule

Omaha Public Schools Graduation Requirements

  • Total Credits Required: 49

    English - 8 Credits

    • Grade 9: English 1 & 2
    • Grade 10: English 3 & 4
    • Grade 11: English 5 & 6
    • Grade 12: English 7 & 8

    Social Studies - 7 Credits

    • Grade 9: U.S. History 1 & 2
    • Grade 10: Human Geography & Intro to Economics
    • Grade 11: World History 1 & 2
    • Grade 12: American Government

    Mathematics - 6 Credits

    • Grade 9: Math as Recommended
    • Grade 10: Math as Recommended
    • Grade 11: Math as Recommended

    Science - 6 Credits

    • Grade 9: Physical Science 1 & 2
    • Grade 10: Biology 1 & 2
    • Grade 11: Science Elective

    For students attending King Science Technology Magnet who take Biology and Physical Science their sequence could look different at their respective high schools.

    For students who have successfully completed Physical Science in 8th grade, their sequence will begin with Biology.

    Physical Education: 4 Credits

    Human Growth & Development: 1 Credit

    Personal Finance: 1 Credit

    • Grade 12: Personal Finance

    Electives: 16 Credits

    • Consider education plans and interests

    World Language: N/A

Recommended On-Track Indicators

  • Grade 9 (Freshman): 13 credits

    Grade 10 (Sophomore): 25 total credits

    Grade 11 (Junior): 37 total credits

    Grade 12 (Senior): 49 total credits in Required subjects

Nebraska College Entrance Requirements

  • Metro Community College and other Nebraska Community Colleges – Proof of graduation from an accredited high school.
    Nebraska State College System – Chadron, Peru, Wayne – Proof of graduation from an accredited high school.
    University of Nebraska System – UNO, UNL, UNK (in line with NCAA requirements) – See your District Student Handbook

    Students and parents/guardians should research the requirements of each institution to ensure that students have selected appropriate courses.

    English: 4 years

    • Fulfilled by Omaha Public Schools requirements

    Social Studies: 3 years 

    • Fulfilled by Omaha Public Schools requirements

    Mathematics: 3 years

    • Algebra 1-2
    • Geometry 1-2
    • Algebra 3-4
    • UNL: One additional year of math beyond Algebra 3-4

    Science: 3 years

    • Fulfilled by Omaha Public Schools Requirements
    • UNL, UNO, UNK: 2 years must be selected from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Earth Science

    Human Growth & Development: N/A

    World Language: 2-3 years of the same language