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    19 Teen Shows Ranked By How Much Time They *Actually* Spent In Class

    Is there even a high school in Outer Banks? Or just boats?

    As a connoisseur of teen content, one of the things I notice is how little time these youths spend in class. Like, I don't mind β€” I just find it funny that they talk about being ~high schoolers~, yet I don't see ANYONE walking around with a five-subject notebook.

    So, I decided to rank some of my personal favorite teen shows based on how much time the characters actually spend in class. Not on the quad, not at sports practice, but actually learning.

    Before we hop in, I wanted to lay down some critieria so you know where I'm coming from.

    1. I am only considering the time the characters in the shows spent in actual high school. None of this college/jump ahead four years nonsense. Just freshman year to senior year.

    2. I am also taking into consideration learning time β€” or, rather, the illusion of learning. Watching kids sit in a classroom and learn proofs doesn't make for good TV, but I also won't count spending your entire day in the student lounge as "a day well learned."

    3. Last, but not least, sports games/practice DO NOT count. You know which shows this rule is aimed at.


    So, without further ado, please and kindly enjoy my ranking. If you agree / disagree / wanna add / wanna argue, I'll see you down in the comments section:

    19. Outer Banks

    18. What I Like About You

    17. Euphoria

    16. Riverdale

    15. Gossip Girl

    14. The Vampire Diaries

    Elena, Bonnie, and Carolina gossiping outside their lockers

    13. Pretty Little Liars

    12. Glee

    11. Ginny & Georgia

    10. All American

    9. One Tree Hill

    Brooke, Peyton, and Haley goofing around in the hallway

    8. Sabrina the Teenage Witch

    7. Lizzie McGuire

    6. Veronica Mars

    5. The O.C.

    4. Elite

    3. Gilmore Girls

    2. Never Have I Ever

    1. Degrassi

    Lola comforting Yael about their sexuality