Check Out 'Scientology High,' the $42,000-a-Year 'Real-World Hogwarts' - 2011-09-29

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F12.png Check Out 'Scientology High,' the $42,000-a-Year 'Real-World Hogwarts' September 29, 2011, Max Read, Gawker

Here's a promotional video for Delphian School, an expensive ($42,000 a year!) prep school located in rural Oregon. One thing they fail to mention: "A good majority" of its staff consists of Scientologists, and "the structure of the school, its ethical code and its language all reflect the influence and precepts of Scientology."

Delphian, which is K-12 and has about 250 students, was founded by Scientologists in the 70s. It's not actually accredited (it's in the "final stages" of the process), but costs more than $42,000 between tuition, room and board. And what do you get for your money? The Daily's Ben Carlson interviewed several former students and came away with a nice portrait of the school's... intriguing education philosophy:


{{cite news | first = Max | last = Read | title = Check Out 'Scientology High,' the $42,000-a-Year 'Real-World Hogwarts' | url = http://gawker.com/5844959/ | work = Gawker | date = September 29, 2011 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}