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3rd Jul '17 1:17:58 AM jormis29
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is set in a boarding school, which none of the students know where it is, or why they're there.



* ''Series/TowerPrep''

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* ''Series/TowerPrep''''Series/TowerPrep'' is set in a boarding school, which none of the students know where it is, or why they're there.
25th May '17 4:36:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''[[TheGreatBrain The Great Brain at the Academy]]'' by John Dennis Fitzgerald. It's mentioned in every book that anyone wanting more than a sixth grade education has to go boarding school in Provo or Salt Lake City, until some parents get together and build a seventh and eighth grade "academy".

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* ''[[TheGreatBrain ''[[Literature/TheGreatBrain The Great Brain at the Academy]]'' by John Dennis Fitzgerald. It's mentioned in every book that anyone wanting more than a sixth grade education has to go boarding school in Provo or Salt Lake City, until some parents get together and build a seventh and eighth grade "academy".
13th May '17 2:31:36 AM morane
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Boarding schools may be "public" schools where the pupils are not charged a tuition fee and/or the pupils are selected on their talents or meritocratic basis, or "private", where the pupils (or rather their parents) are charged a tuition fee (which may or may not be outrageous).
23rd Apr '17 2:41:53 PM DynastiNoble
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* ''Film/WildChild'' has this boarding school in England.
22nd Apr '17 7:33:59 PM nombretomado
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* Shows up a few times in ''SurvivalOfTheFittest''. Version one had students abducted from schools all over the world, a few of which were boarding schools, while version three's Dorian Sanders briefly spent time at one that may have been a BoardingSchoolOfHorrors.

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* Shows up a few times in ''SurvivalOfTheFittest''.''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest''. Version one had students abducted from schools all over the world, a few of which were boarding schools, while version three's Dorian Sanders briefly spent time at one that may have been a BoardingSchoolOfHorrors.
13th Jan '17 8:09:03 PM karstovich2
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* ''Series/MadMen'': Teenage Sally Draper gets sent to Miss Porter's School, an old (for the U.S.) and exclusive all-girls' boarding school in Connecticut, for high school. She doesn't like it much, and at first gets up to antics there, including sneaking in boys and beer (getting suspended for the latter), but later matures, especially after [[spoiler:her mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer]].
8th Jan '17 2:12:32 PM wootzits
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* The three schools in ''LightNovel/StrawberryPanic''.
* The deceptively gorgeous Ohtori Academy in ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''. No wonder there's so much SceneryPorn.
* Duel Academia in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX''.
* Kinkan Academy in ''Anime/PrincessTutu'' (translated as "Gold Crown Academy" for the dub).

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* ''Manga/AoiHana'': None of the main characters live in the dorms, but the fancier school is boarding-optional.
* ''Manga/BlackButler'':
The three Weston College from the public school arc is quite a fancy example of this. Complete with pranks and hazing, school houses, [[SeriousBusiness school sports]], a spoilt student [[spoiler:who went too far]], Ciel posing as a perfect and kind student, fagging, and one minor antagonist abusing the SituationalSexuality.
* ''Manga/BlueExorcist'': True Cross Academy is one. In addition to being a magic school where some of the students secretly learn to fight demons.
* ''Manga/CandyCandy'': Saint Paul's Private School, which is a mixed gender academy with separate dormitories for boys and girls. There Candy meets up with her SecondLove Terry (whom she actually met during her journey to England), befriends Patty, is bullied by Eliza and her GirlPosse, [[spoiler:finds Annie and Albert again]], etc.; all of this has a HUGE influence in her CharacterDevelopment.
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': Ashford Academy.
* ''Manga/DetectiveSchoolQ'': One of the cases happens in a boarding school. Megu and Ryu are asked to pose as {{New Transfer Student}}s to find out the truth about a missing SchoolIdol, and have to deal with the overbearing StudentCouncilPresident and the well-intentioned but ''very'' nosy members of the Broadcasting Club. [[spoiler:The StudentCouncilPresident is messily murdered. And things go FromBadToWorse from then on.]]
* ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'': Shinryuuji is revealed to be a boarding school.
* ''Manga/HauntedJunction'': Haruto and Kazumi are tasked with infiltrating an all-boys boarding school where the boys are attacked by the [[CuteGhostGirl sexy female ghost]] who haunts the bathrooms. [[spoiler:She is the Blue Spot Girl, Red Mantle's long-lost and antagonistic younger sister.]]
* ''Franchise/{{Jewelpet}}''
** ''Anime/JewelpetSunshine'': Sunshine Academy. It's a co-ed high school with seperate dormitories for boys and girls.
** ''Anime/JewelpetHappiness'': Jewel Academy. It's a very large and fancy ElevatorSchool with dorms for the students to commute to. It's also co-ed.
** ''Anime/LadyJewelpet'': the Jewel Palace and the Royal Palace are functionally
schools so large that their students are expected to live there (they ARE palaces), and they're dedicated to teaching girls to be ladies and boys to be gentlemen. Though they're co-ed, girls and boys are usually separated since they learn very different things, coming together for exams that require them both (not that they don't hang out in ''LightNovel/StrawberryPanic''.
their free time).
* The deceptively gorgeous Ohtori ''Manga/KokoWaGreenwood'': Set in the "boarding dorm" of a prestigious high-school. Most of the students live at home, but none of those are in the central cast. Two of the central cast ''could'' live at home but choose not to.
* Fuuka
Academy in ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''. No wonder there's so much SceneryPorn.
* Duel Academia in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX''.
* Kinkan
''Anime/MaiHime'' and Garderobe Academy in ''Anime/PrincessTutu'' (translated as "Gold Crown Academy" for ''Anime/MaiOtome''.
* ''Manga/MakaiOuji'':
the dub).protagonist, Wiliam Twining, goes to an all-male boarding school in VictorianLondon which has a church on campus. Angels and demons regularly pose as students and faculty/staff.



* Ashford Academy in ''Anime/CodeGeass''.
* Saint Paul's Private School in ''Manga/CandyCandy'', which is a mixed gender academy with separate dormitories for boys and girls. There Candy meets up with her SecondLove Terry (whom she actually met during her journey to England), befriends Patty, is bullied by Eliza and her GirlPosse, [[spoiler:finds Annie and Albert again]], etc.; all of this has a HUGE influence in her CharacterDevelopment.
* The yuri manga ''Manga/TokimekiMononokeJogakkou'' takes place in one of these.



* Cross Academy in ''Manga/VampireKnight''.
* ''Manga/KazeToKiNoUta'' and ''Manga/TheHeartOfThomas'' take place in boarding schools which were inspired by the French film ''Les amities particulieres''.
* None of the main characters live in the dorms, but the fancier school in ''Manga/AoiHana'' is boarding-optional.
* Fuuka Academy in ''Anime/MaiHime'' and Garderobe Academy in ''Anime/MaiOtome''.
* ''Manga/SilverSpoon'' mixes things up a little and makes it a rural agricultural school.
* ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'': Shinryuuji is revealed to be a boarding school.
* ''Manga/KokoWaGreenwood'': is set in the "boarding dorm" of a prestigious high-school. Most of the students live at home, but none of those are in the central cast. Two of the central cast ''could'' live at home but choose not to.

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* Cross Academy in ''Manga/VampireKnight''.
* ''Manga/KazeToKiNoUta'' and ''Manga/TheHeartOfThomas'' take place in boarding schools which were inspired by the French film ''Les amities particulieres''.
* None of the
''VisualNovel/OtomeWaBokuNiKoishiteru'': The main characters live in the dorms, but the fancier school in ''Manga/AoiHana'' is boarding-optional.
* Fuuka Academy in ''Anime/MaiHime'' and Garderobe Academy in ''Anime/MaiOtome''.
* ''Manga/SilverSpoon'' mixes things up a little and makes it a rural agricultural school.
* ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'': Shinryuuji is revealed to be a
attend an all-girls boarding school.
school. In fact, Mizuho's dead grandfather states in his will that if Mizuho wants to properly become his heir, he must disguise himself as a girl and attend said school without being discovered. [[spoiler:Said boarding school also was the ''alma mater'' of Mizuho's MissingMom... and her dead roommate who had a massive crush on her returns as a ghost...]].
* ''Manga/KokoWaGreenwood'': ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou'': The Suimei University of the Arts High School, and one that is set not elaborate at all. The story happens in the "boarding dorm" of Sakura Hall, a prestigious high-school. Most of the dormitory for trouble students live at home, kicked out of the school's normal dorms.
* ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'': St. Rudolph is not just a Catholic school
but none also one of those are these. This is a huge plot point in the central cast. Two Saint Rudolph's arc since [[spoiler:Fuji's younger brother Yuuta, [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter in his quest for his own identity]], chose SR as his school because among other things, it had a dorm and thus he could move out of the central cast ''could'' live at home but choose not to.home. He stays there even after his CharacterDevelopment in said arc.]]



* The main characters of ''VisualNovel/OtomeWaBokuNiKoishiteru'' attend an all-girls boarding school. In fact, Mizuho's dead grandfather states in his will that if Mizuho wants to properly become his heir, he must disguise himself as a girl and attend said school without being discovered. [[spoiler:Said boarding school also was the ''alma mater'' of Mizuho's MissingMom... and her dead roommate who had a massive crush on her returns as a ghost...]].
* The Suimei University of the Arts High School in ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou'', and one that is not elaborate at all. The story happens in the Sakura Hall, a dormitory for trouble students kicked out of the school's normal dorms.
* The Weston College from the public school arc in ''Manga/BlackButler'' is quite a fancy example of this. Complete with pranks and hazing, school houses, [[SeriousBusiness school sports]], a spoilt student [[spoiler:who went too far]], Ciel posing as a perfect and kind student, fagging, and one minor antagonist abusing the SituationalSexuality.
* In ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'', St. Rudolph is not just a Catholic school but also one of these. This is a huge plot point in the Saint Rudolph's arc since [[spoiler: Fuji's younger brother Yuuta, [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter in his quest for his own identity]], chose SR as his school because among other things, it had a dorm and thus he could move out of home. He stays there even after his CharacterDevelopment in said arc.]]
* One of the cases in ''Manga/DetectiveSchoolQ'' happens in a boarding school. Megu and Ryu are asked to pose as {{New Transfer Student}}s to find out the truth about a missing SchoolIdol, and have to deal with the overbearing StudentCouncilPresident and the well-intentioned but ''very'' nosy members of the Broadcasting Club. [[spoiler:The StudentCouncilPresident is messily murdered. And things go FromBadToWorse from then on.]]
* In the ''Manga/HauntedJunction'' manga, Haruto and Kazumi are tasked with infiltrating an all-boys boarding school where the boys are attacked by the [[CuteGhostGirl sexy female ghost]] who haunts the bathrooms. [[spoiler:She is the Blue Spot Girl, Red Mantle's long-lost and antagonistic younger sister.]]
* ''Manga/MakaiOuji'': the protagonist, Wiliam Twining, goes to an all-male boarding school in VictorianLondon which has a church on campus. Angels and demons regularly pose as students and faculty/staff.
* Sunshine Academy from ''Anime/JewelpetSunshine''. It's co-ed with seperate dormitories for boys and girls.
* True Cross Academy from ''Manga/BlueExorcist'' is one. In addition to being a magic school where some of the students secretly learn to fight demons.
* Ryoukou Academy from Manga/PrivateActress is this and an incredibly prestigious ElaborateUniversityHigh, nevermind the very odd demises of least five students and one teacher. And then Shiho is hired to infiltrate it and investigate the latest death, involving a girl who was literally [[StockShoujoBullyingtactics bullied to death]]...

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* The main characters of ''VisualNovel/OtomeWaBokuNiKoishiteru'' attend an all-girls boarding school. In fact, Mizuho's dead grandfather states in his will that if Mizuho wants to properly become his heir, he must disguise himself as a girl and attend said school without being discovered. [[spoiler:Said boarding school also was the ''alma mater'' of Mizuho's MissingMom... and her dead roommate who had a massive crush on her returns as a ghost...]].
* The Suimei University of the Arts High School in ''LightNovel/ThePetGirlOfSakurasou'', and one that is not elaborate at all. The story happens in the Sakura Hall, a dormitory for trouble students kicked out of the school's normal dorms.
* The Weston College from the public school arc in ''Manga/BlackButler'' is quite a fancy example of this. Complete with pranks and hazing, school houses, [[SeriousBusiness school sports]], a spoilt student [[spoiler:who went too far]], Ciel posing as a perfect and kind student, fagging, and one minor antagonist abusing the SituationalSexuality.
* In ''Manga/ThePrinceOfTennis'', St. Rudolph is not just a Catholic school but also one of these. This is a huge plot point in the Saint Rudolph's arc since [[spoiler: Fuji's younger brother Yuuta, [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter in his quest for his own identity]], chose SR as his school because among other things, it had a dorm and thus he could move out of home. He stays there even after his CharacterDevelopment in said arc.]]
* One of the cases in ''Manga/DetectiveSchoolQ'' happens in a boarding school. Megu and Ryu are asked to pose as {{New Transfer Student}}s to find out the truth about a missing SchoolIdol, and have to deal with the overbearing StudentCouncilPresident and the well-intentioned but ''very'' nosy members of the Broadcasting Club. [[spoiler:The StudentCouncilPresident is messily murdered. And things go FromBadToWorse from then on.]]
* In the ''Manga/HauntedJunction'' manga, Haruto and Kazumi are tasked with infiltrating an all-boys boarding school where the boys are attacked by the [[CuteGhostGirl sexy female ghost]] who haunts the bathrooms. [[spoiler:She is the Blue Spot Girl, Red Mantle's long-lost and antagonistic younger sister.]]
* ''Manga/MakaiOuji'': the protagonist, Wiliam Twining, goes to an all-male boarding school in VictorianLondon which has a church on campus. Angels and demons regularly pose as students and faculty/staff.
* Sunshine
''Anime/PrincessTutu'': Kinkan Academy from ''Anime/JewelpetSunshine''. It's co-ed with seperate dormitories (translated as "Gold Crown Academy" for boys and girls.
* True Cross Academy from ''Manga/BlueExorcist'' is one. In addition to being a magic school where some of
the students secretly learn to fight demons.
dub).
* ''Manga/PrivateActress'': Ryoukou Academy from Manga/PrivateActress is this and an incredibly prestigious ElaborateUniversityHigh, nevermind the very odd demises of least five students and one teacher. And then Shiho is hired to infiltrate it and investigate the latest death, involving a girl who was literally [[StockShoujoBullyingtactics bullied to death]]...death]]...
* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'': The deceptively gorgeous Ohtori Academy. No wonder there's so much SceneryPorn.
* ''Manga/SilverSpoon'' mixes things up a little and makes it a rural agricultural school.
* ''LightNovel/StrawberryPanic'': Astrea Hill's three schools, in which the series is entirely set in, are all prestigious girls-only boarding schools. Makes it easy to isolate all the yuri melodrama from the outside world.
* The yuri manga ''Manga/TokimekiMononokeJogakkou'' takes place in one of these.
* ''Manga/VampireKnight'': Cross Academy.
* ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'': Duel Academia.
* ''Manga/KazeToKiNoUta'' and ''Manga/TheHeartOfThomas'' take place in boarding schools which were inspired by the French film ''Les amities particulieres''.
7th Jan '17 2:30:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Madeline}}'' takes place in a French one. (It's an orphanage in some of the adaptations, but in the original books it's a boarding school; in one of the books we see Madeline's parents.)

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* ''{{Madeline}}'' ''Literature/{{Madeline}}'' takes place in a French one. (It's an orphanage in some of the adaptations, but in the original books it's a boarding school; in one of the books we see Madeline's parents.)



* ''IsThatYouMissBlue'' by M.E. Kerr.
* ''{{Prep}}'' by Curtis Sittenfeld.

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* ''IsThatYouMissBlue'' ''Literature/IsThatYouMissBlue'' by M.E. Kerr.
* ''{{Prep}}'' ''Literature/{{Prep}}'' by Curtis Sittenfeld.
31st Dec '16 1:05:33 PM nombretomado
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* Garnet goes off to a boarding school towards the end of Jacqueline Wilson's ''Double Act''; when she writes home, she says it's nothing like what EnidBlyton portrayed.

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* Garnet goes off to a boarding school towards the end of Jacqueline Wilson's ''Double Act''; when she writes home, she says it's nothing like what EnidBlyton Creator/EnidBlyton portrayed.
27th Dec '16 5:43:53 AM Morgenthaler
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-->-- '''Creator/ChristopherHitchens''', on ''RealTimeWithBillMaher''

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-->-- '''Creator/ChristopherHitchens''', on ''RealTimeWithBillMaher''
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