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Fun Facts of School

Fun Facts of School

  • 1 graphite pencil can draw a 35-mile line.

  • The largest high school is Morton High School in Berwyn-Cicero, Ill. It has over 8,000 students.

  • 68% of students like school.

  • Before erasers were made people used bread crumbs to erase mistakes.

  • There is a school in the Philippines that is made entirely of recycled bottles.

  • In 2014 the smallest school was in Turin, Italy, it had 1 teacher and 2 students.

  • In South Korea, every student is expected to stay and clean and tidy the classroom before leaving.

  • Students in Finland don't start school until they are 7 years old, which is the oldest age in the world.

  • There is a school that was sculpted into a cat so it feels more friendly for younger kids.

  • France has the shortest school year of August to June, but their school day is the longest from 8:30 to 4:30