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30 best school movies and TV shows on streaming

Whether you’re taking a break from class or feeling nostalgic for your school days, take some time to binge watch these popular school-themed shows and movies streaming now on Netflix, Hulu and HBO Max.

Top school movies and TV shows on Hulu

  • Veronica Mars – Teen sleuth Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) pledges to crack the toughest cases in her hometown, alongside her father, the former county Sheriff.
  • Friday Night Lights (TV series) – Follow the the lives of one of the country’s most elite high school football teams, the Dillon Panthers, in this fictional drama.
  • Teen Wolf – Two average high school students find themselves in distress when they are bitten by a werewolf. Trouble ensues when they go back to their daily lives in Beacon Hills.
  • The Fosters – Follow the lives of Stef Foster, Lena Adams and their blended family of foster and adoptive children.
  • The Hills – Lauren Conrad leaves Laguna Beach and sets out for Los Angeles, where she dreams of making it big in the fashion industry.
  • Scream Queens – An anthology series that follows a group of college students who are being terrorized by a serial killer around campus. From the creators of Glee and American Horror Story.

Top school movies and TV shows on Netflix

  • Riverdale – Archie (K.J. Apa) and his friends fight to unlock the mysteries of Riverdale after their hometown is struck by a mysterious death.
  • The Prince & Me – Paige (Julia Stiles) meets Eddie, a student from Denmark, at the University of Wisconsin. Little does she know, the new student she initially disliked is the Crown Prince of Denmark.
  • Community – A former lawyer (Joel McHale), who faked his Bachelor’s degree, is forced to enroll in community college in order to continue his career in law.
  • Glee – A high School Spanish teacher (Matthew Morrison) volunteers to coach the school’s failing glee club and challenges the ragtag group of high school students to become a sensation.
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) takes a “sick day” from high school with his girlfriend, Sloane, and best friend Cameron. Chaos ensues as they fight to outwit their principal on their adventure through Chicago.
  • Lady Bird – In this coming of age story, Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) dreams of leaving her hometown, but first she must finish her senior year of high school.

Top school movies and TV shows on HBO Max

  • Pitch Perfect – Beca (Anna Kendrick) joins the Barden Bellas, an all-girls a capella group, and injects the group with new energy as they prepare to battle their rivals at the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella competition at the Lincoln Center.
  • Pretty Little Liars – Four former friends suddenly find themselves reunited after the mysterious death of their childhood friend, Alison. The friends work together to unmask the mysterious enemy threatening their daily lives.
  • Gossip Girl – A ruthless mystery blogger, Gossip Girl, leads you through the lives of an elite group of Upper East Side teens as she shares their scandalous secrets with all of Manhattan.
  • Rebel Without A Cause – A rebellious teen and his family move to a new town, full of friends and foes, due to his troubled past.
  • Stand and Deliver – Jaime Escalante, a high school math teacher, embraces unconventional teaching methods to inspire his students to reach their full potential.
  • Hairspray – Tracy Turnblad lands a spot on a popular local TV dance show and becomes an overnight celebrity in 1962 Baltimore. With the help of her friends and family, Tracy fights to integrate the show.

90s school movies and TV shows streaming now

  • Clueless – (HBO Max) Best Friends Cher and Dionne, two privileged Beverly Hills high school students, take the “clueless” new student, Tai (Brittany Murphy), under their wing as they navigate the ups and downs of their social lives.
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel Air – (HBO Max) After getting into a fight while playing basketball, a teen from West Philadelphia (Will Smith) is sent to live with his wealthy aunt, uncle and cousins in Bel Air.
  • Dawson’s Creek – (Netflix) Four teens from Capeside, MA form a friendship as they navigate their way through their teenage years.
  • Election – (Amazon Prime) Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) is on track to win the high school class presidential election, until her teacher (Matthew Broderick) convinces a popular football player to run for president, too.
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch – (Hulu) Sabrina Spellman, a 16-year-old high school student, finds out she’s a witch and must figure out how to navigate through a new high school with this new secret.
  • Varsity Blues – (HBO Max) After the star quarterback (Paul Walker) is injured, John Moxon (James Van Der Beek) is chosen to lead his high school football team to victory.

Teen dramas streaming now

  • The O.C. – (HBO Max) A troubled teen finds himself entangled in the lives of a privileged group of friends in Newport Beach, California.
  • The Vampire Diaries – (Netflix) A century after becoming vampires, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) return to Mystic Falls in search of a love interest who resembles Damon’s old love.
  • One Tree Hill – (Hulu) Lucas and Nathan Scott quickly go between being friends and being rivals, both on the basketball court and in their group of friends, as they navigate high school in their small town of Tree Hill, NC.
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before – (Netflix) Lara Jean Covey’s five secret love letters, not intended to be shared with anyone, are mailed out by her sister. Her life quickly becomes chaotic as all 5 suitors confront her one-by-one.
  • Gilmore Girls – (Netflix) A thirty-something single mother and her teenage daughter navigate the ups and downs of life in their smalltown, Stars Hollow, CT.
  • Twilight – (Netflix) Bella Swan moves to a smalltown in the Pacific Northwest, where she falls in love with a mysterious classmate who happens to be a 108-year-old vampire.
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