Top 20 Best High School Shows Ever

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1.
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990 TV Series)
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Follows a group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California, from their school days and into adulthood. (44 mins.)
 
2.
Saved by the Bell (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California. (30 mins.)
 
3.
Glee (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own. (44 mins.)
 
4.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
“ This was the one that introduced us to James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, and Judd Apatow, to name a few. ” - tbell1826
 
5.
Gossip Girl (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching. (42 mins.)
 
6.
My So-Called Life (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school. (60 mins.)
“ This one-season gem helped launch the acting careers of Claire Danes and Jared Leto. ” - tbell1826
 
7.
Dawson's Creek (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence. (60 mins.)
 
8.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends. (44 mins.)
 
9.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff. (44 mins.)
 
10.
Degrassi High (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The lives and trials of students of a city high school. (30 mins.)
Director: Philip Earnshaw
 
11.
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The lives of the kids at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers. (30 mins.)
 
12.
One Tree Hill (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina. (60 mins.)
 
13.
The O.C. (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. (44 mins.)
 
14.
Boy Meets World (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school. (23 mins.)
 
15.
Popular (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married. (60 mins.)
“ Ryan Murphy's precursor to "Glee". ” - tbell1826
 
16.
Pretty Little Liars (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. (60 mins.)
 
17.
The Vampire Diaries (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A teenage girl is torn between two vampire brothers. (43 mins.)
 
18.
Smallville (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Roswell (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of three young alien/human hybrids with extraordinary gifts in Roswell. (42 mins.)
 
20.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
“ This cult hit, which lasted only 3 seasons, was responsible for helping launch the career of Kristen Bell. ” - tbell1826