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715. Buckfast Abbey Preparatory School

Buckfast Abbey Preparatory School existed between 1967 and 1994 before rumors closed the school due to low enrollment. Two monks were later arrested and convicted of sexual abuse of some of the boys who attended the school.

It could not have been fun to be student at this school.


676. Flagstaff Comprehensive High School

At Flagstaff Comprehensive High School girls were made to perform extra for higher grades. In the end one of the girls became pregnant due to the part extra-curricular activities the girls had to take part in as a price for higher grades.

It could not have been fun to be there as a female student


668. The ABC School

The ABC school was a school in the Danish town of Odense, where young people could suplement their normal education with education during the weekend. The school was not recognized by the Danish department of Education.

It was revealed that the school had used corporal punishment which had been outlawed in schools for at least 20 years at the time of the news.

It could not have been fun to be there as a child.

Sources (In Danish)

647. Nichols School

Nichols School is located in Buffalo, New York.

An investigation is ongoing as it has been revealed that several teachers had improper relationships with students.

It cannot be fun to attend this school and not get the special attention of the teachers if you want it. It also cannot be fun to attend this school if you get special attention from the teachers and you do not want it.


645. Seton Keough High School

Seton Keough High School started as St. Joseph School of Industry in 1865. It was closed late 2017.

Father A. Joseph Maskell was a priest at the school in the 1960s and 1970s. For years he was able to secure abuse of girls by playing counselor. None questioned his work at the school. When evidence became too much, he moved on. In the end he had to emigrate to Ireland where he continued to work without any investigation done until he died a decade ago.

A lot of his former victims came forward. Some of the testimonies can be seen on the Netflix documentary “The Keepers”. As renaming a school is no longer a way to escape bad reputation the school closed in 2017 despite the fact that the present students sounded happy about their stay.

However the school never dealt entire with their past. For many years the abuse done by Maskell was covered up. The persons who did the cover-up remains to be investigated. It could not have been fun to be a teenage student there in the past.


600. Brentwood Academy

Brentwood Academy which is a so-called Christian Academy in Tennessee is mentioned in a number of newspaper articles mentioning rape and failure to protect a six grader against other students. They are also mentioned having tried to settle the terrible acts by not involving the authorities but instead a private counselor in order to cover up what happen to hide their name from the press which normally would be known if the police from the very start had been allowed to investigate the matter.

It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager with all this secrecy.


589. St Peter’s College and seminary

The present facility is no longer a seminary. When it was a seminary incidents occured which meant that the facility was featured in the Ferns Report covering sexual abuse.

It took some time to clean out the criminals and too many students became victims.

It could not have been fun to be there as a student back then.


588. Seton Keough High School

In the 1960’s and 1970’s students at Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, Maryland were offered the partnership of Father A. Joseph Maskell. It was not that fun for the students. Only the father enjoyed the abusive relationships.

A Netflix-documentary from 2017 covers the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik. Whether her death had something to do with a possible cover-up of the abuse conducted by Father Maskell remains uncertain. Fact is that the abuse remained a secret for too many years.

The school will close down. It is safe to state that it could not have been fun to be there when the Father had access to the high School.


580. All Saints Academy, Plymouth

The All Saints Academy was founded in 2013. As a private religious based school they have their agenda. However the state also have theirs and it is to secure that schools in the country deliver a good quality and the Ofsted inspection found that the school didn’t deliver. Especially the quality of teaching was too variable and teachers’ expectations of pupils were too low.

Teaching the students the bible and exclude parts of the evolution history which does not fit what the bible claims does not ensure good quality.

However the schools have not addressed this. Instead they focused on punishing the understimulated students isolating them for 24 academic hours and sending them home with proper communication to the parents. Does that improve the student material? Of course not.

It cannot be fun to be there as student. There are properly other schools in the area. The parents should move their children away from this school.


421. Tobinworld

Tobinworld is the name for 3 dayschools in California. Recently an employee was arrested and the management distanced themselves from this case. However the not so funny thing by being a teenager at Tobinworld is not so much the actions of individuals. It is the policy of shock treatment used in the school like they do at Judge Rotenberg Center in another state.

The shock treatment is the factor that make it safe to state that it cannot be fun to be there as a teenager.