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Top 10 High School Celebs

Aug 11, 2011

It’s always sad to see summer on its way out, but going back to school is exciting for everyone, including some of your favorite stars! Take a look at this list of 10 teen celebs heading back to high school in September!

No. 10: Elle Fanning

13-year-old Elle starred in one of the biggest blockbuster hits of the summer, Super 8, and she’ll be getting ready to head back to Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood.

Elle FanningElle goes to the same high school her sister Dakota just graduated from

No. 9: Greyson Chance

Greyson Chance has had a big summer with the release of his album Hold On ‘Til the Night, but he’ll have to get off the tour bus and into a classroom pretty soon!

You all remember that Greyson was discovered by posting vids of his performances at school? Take a look!


No. 8: Zendaya Coleman

14-year-old Zendaya used to go to the Oakland School for the Arts, but now that her career has taken off this Shake it Up! star is doing doing high school at home.

Zendaya ColemanZendaya attended an arts high school before landing her role on Shake it Up!

No. 7: Lucas Cruikshank

Lucas Cruikshank has been playing a kid so long (Fred), its easy to forget that he’s 17 and nearly done school!

Lucas CruikshankFred Figglehorn may be a little kid, but Lucas is at the end of his high school life

No. 6: Dionne Bromfield

This 15-year-old soulful British singer attends the Sylvia Young Theatre School during the school year.

Dionne BromfieldDionne attends an arts academy where singing is encouraged

No. 5: Tavi Gevinson

Style blogger Tavi may be the toast of the fashion world, but even she has to settle down and study soon, she just posted on her site The Style Rookie: I am currently enjoying these final summer days before school starts and my brain has to function properly, as well as working on that teen gurlz site I've been babbling on about. 

Tavi GevinsonFashionistas everywhere read Tavi's style website, but school is just as important

No. 4: Jaden Smith

Celebrity son and actor/musician Jaden Smith was home schooled for a long time, but is now headed to an alternative high school that his dad, Will Smith, helped open called New Village Leadership Academy.

Jaden SmithJaden will be going to a school that his dad helped found

No. 3: Manika

17-year-old singer Manika had a great summer with her single Just Can’t Let You Go feat. Lil Twist hitting the airwaves, but Manika isn’t just a great singer, but also a great student (she even wrote a book at the age of 15!)

Check out her summertime single here!


No. 2: Abigail Breslin

Abigail Breslin has been acting since she was very little, but she still makes time to get her studying done like every other high schooler.

Abigail BreslinAbigail may be high school aged, but has been acting her whole life

No. 1: Dakota Fanning

Dakota won’t be heading back to high school at all this fall, but the 17-year old actress just graduated from Campbell Hall School as Prom Queen this last spring, and so we think she deserves a spot on the list!

Dakota FanningDakota graduated in the spring
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