Papillion La Vista Community Schools

By: Ryan Renner, Realtor
By: Ryan Renner, Realtor

I have helped many families moving to Omaha. Contact me if you have any questions about the Omaha area or need help buying a home.

What originally began with one teacher and one class of students has grown substantially over the years and decades into what’s now known as Papillion La Vista Community Schools. The district serves more than 11,000 students.

The district includes 15 elementary schools, three middle schools, two traditional high schools, as well as an alternative high school known as IDEAL.

Boundary Map

The district serves two different cities in Sarpy County – Papillion and La Vista.

Papillion La Vista Community Schools boasts the highest graduation rate in the state among districts of its size, as well as high student performance in the subjects of math, English, and science.

High school students have the option of earning college credit while finishing their high school studies. It’s also one of only a select number of school districts in the nation with District Accreditation from AdvancED.

On a side note, “Papillion” is often mispronounced by non-locals. I created a pronunciation page to help pronounce “Papillion” and other Omaha-specific words.

List of Schools

Elementary Schools

Regular Schedule: 8:10am-3:05pm
Anderson Grove Elementary School
Bell Elementary School
Carriage Hill Elementary School
G Stanley Hall Elementary School
Golden Hills Elementary School
Hickory Hill Elementary School
La Vista West Elementary School
Parkview Heights Elementary School
Patriot Elementary School
Portal Elementary School
Prairie Queen Elementary School
Rumsey Station Elementary School
Tara Heights Elementary School
Trumble Park Elementary School
Walnut Creek Elementary School

Middle Schools

Regular Schedule: 8am-3:10pm
Papillion Junior High School
La Vista Junior High School
Liberty Middle School

High Schools

Regular Schedule: 8am-3:20pm
Papillion-La Vista South High School
Papillion-La Vista Senior High School
IDEAL (alternative high school)

District Enrollment:
Approximately 11,000 students

District Website – https://www.plcschools.org

District Superintendent: Dr. Andrew Rikli

High School Enrollment:
Papillion-La Vista High School: Approximately 1,750 students
Papillion- La Vista South High School: Approximately 1,845 students

Papillion La Vista Community Schools
420 S. Washington Street
Papillion, NE 68046

***Enroll online/ or at any PLCS school or at the Central Office
Attendance areas/boundaries

Papillion La Vista plans to open high schools to students from outside the district – Omaha World-Herald

Early Childhood Services
Contact Papillion La Vista Early Childhood Center
1211 N. Monroe
Papillion, NE 68046

**Must meet qualifications.
Full-day kindergarten in each neighborhood school
*Must be age 5 on or before July 31 of current year
*Must meet requirements for early entrance
College Jump Start Program: College credit earned at the same time as high school elective credit earned


Nebraska State Department of Education

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Ryan Renner - Omaha Relocation Guide

My name is Ryan Renner and I’m a real estate agent in Omaha. I’ve helped many families relocate to Omaha. While helping people relocate, I would get similar questions over and over again. This site addresses many of those questions and more.

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