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McKinley High School And 14 Other Fictional Schools We Want To Attend

First Posted: 01/15/12 04:14 PM ET   Updated: 01/15/12 04:26 PM ET

For us, a long weekend can only mean one thing: a Sunday night Harry Potter marathon. Are we right?

For those of you who are as HP-obsessed as us, it's no surprise that Hogwarts tops our list of fictional high schools we wish we went to. And for those of you non-Potter-heads, we have a few others on the list, such as Glee's McKinley High School, Wizards of Waverly Place's Wiz Tech, and, of course, Degrassi. Check out the below slideshow to see our complete rankings and sound off in the comments (or tweet us @huffpostteen) with your favorite make-believe schools from TV or movies.

Note: A few that didn't make the cut include the school from The Vampire Diaries (is it just us or do all their classmates end up dead and never mentioned again?), Forks High School in Twilight (too much rain and teenage angst for our tastes), and Sunnydale High in Buffy The Vampire Slayer (hanging out on the Hellmouth? No, thank you).

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  • Hogwarts - 'Harry Potter'

    Can Quidditch please be a real sport already? <a href="" target="_hplink">Oh, wait...</a>

  • The school from Disney's 'Zenon - Girl Of The 21st Century'

    School in space and super-cool future lingo, such as "zetus lopedus!" instead of "OMG!"

  • Wiz Tech - 'Wizards Of Waverly Place'

    We'll admit it: Wizards of Waverly Place is a sensitive subject for us, lately, now that it has aired <a href="" target="_hplink">its final episode ever</a>, but Wiz Tech had to make the list, if for the awesome robes and glasses alone.

  • The Harbor School - 'The OC'

    2 major draws: Surfing and Seth Cohen!

  • Bayside - 'Saved By The Bell'

    We would like the ability to call a "time out" whenever we'd like, thank you very much.

  • Constance Billard School for Girls and St Jude's School for Boys - 'Gossip Girl'

    Cute uniforms, pretty people, no classes, and never, ever, EVER a dull moment.

  • Dillon High - 'Friday Night Lights'

    Forget the Panthers -- Tami Taylor as our principal? Count us in.

  • William McKinley High - 'Glee'

    For the football. Obviously.

  • East High - 'High School Musical'

    Safety school in case you don't get into McKinley.

  • Degrassi High

    One word: Drake.

  • Chilton - 'Gilmore Girls'

    We want to go to Chilton because of this Tristan/Dean scene in Season 1 and for no other reason.

  • The high school from 'Mean Girls'

    Tina Fey could teach you math. The end.

  • The high school from 'The Faculty'

    Fine, surviving high school may be a tad more difficult at this place, but consider this: Jon Stewart as a science teacher-turned-alien. Also: Frodo Baggins!

  • Breaker High

    School on a cruise ship -- with Ryan Gosling <a href="" target="_hplink">as the class clown.</a> Done.

  • Padua High School - '10 Things I Hate About You'

    Who wouldn't want to be serenaded on the school bleachers by the class bad boy after royally embarrassing yourself at a school party?


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