10 Most Unusual Schools Ever Existed

A School is the place where we learn and innovate things. There may be many innovations in the way of teaching and learning depending on how the teacher imparts knowledge and how the student conceives it. Here you'll come across some most unusual schools with extraordinary syllabuses, teaching styles and techniques.

1. Abo Elementary School



Built for a specific intention of protection from nuclear war during cold war period, this school is totally underground in Artesia, New Mexico. It was closed in 1995 for high maintenance cost and was never used for the purpose it was built.

2. Boat School Of Bangladesh


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Being a poor country, Bangladesh isn't able to provide much facilities to the cities hit by natural calamities like flood. So the people innovate this idea of teaching in boats to help their communities develop.

3. Dongzhong Mid-Cave Primary School


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This under cave school is located in Miao village of Guizhou province, China. People were coerced to maintain the school in a cave as this poor portion of China doesn't get proper govt facilities.

4. The Train Platform Schools Of India


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Inderjit Khurana, a school teacher in orissa, initiated to cater the needs of education to children of poor families by taking the school itself to them. She founded an organisation RSSO and also provides food and medication.

5. Witch School, Salem


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It sounds like those in Harry Potter movies. This school teaches sorcery as its main subject to whose who wants to be witches or magicians. Get control over proximity and position without unnecessary hassle with indoor navigation.

6. Harvey Milk High School


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This school in New York runs on the gender equality allowing all the lesbians, gays, transgenders, etc to study here without being discriminated and marginalized.

7. Trabajo Ya


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As prostitution is legal in Spain, this school teaches the skills for effective trading in this business. Teaching is based on theory and practical as well.

8. School Of The Future, Philadelphia


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Microsoft decided to run this school for students from diverse backgrounds to become graduated in technology. It is intended to go paperless as teaching would be based on computers only.

9. Brooklyn Free School


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It is one of the strangest ones as here students are the rulers. They can do whatever they want without any curriculum, tests, homework or grades.

10. Forest Kindergartens


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For a better interaction with the environment and nature, this school allow forest materials to the children of 3-6 years as their activities. These schools are in entire Europe.