|“||Serving today for an even worse day tomorrow.||”|
— The school's slogan.
Lakeside City School is a large three-story building. It is notorious for being the worst school in the United States due to the dishonorable faculty (most of them, anyway), immense bullying, and perpetual physical fights. There are plenty of "student cliques" abound on campus, including preppies, goths, jocks, greasers, hipsters, and much more. Most of the teachers, with the exception of a few (one notable example being Mr. Goodman) are corrupt and mostly care about the money they're earning. Humorously enough, the school is large enough to fit students from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade.
Apart from the main school building, there are other properties available on campus, including a library, an auto repair shop, a courtyard, a playground, a flower field, an abandoned cabin, a football field, and a track. The school's football team is the Lakeside Leopards.
Every student on campus is required to wear a school uniform (although certain students, such as Carver, always disobey this). The normal uniform is a dark teal uniform. Edward's uniform stands out as it is orange, unlike the other students. The Nerds wear bright green uniforms, while the Jocks wear athletic clothes from the school (most of which are too tight for them). The Preps wear their own clothes as they don't want to wear "cheap, mandatory clothes that you could find at your local thrift store". Although Walker claims the school has a dress code, it is not regularly enforced. Because of this, some students such as Carver casually roam the campus with tattoos and whatnot, and their only real "punishment" is getting yelled at by any of the hall monitors.
- At some point in the past, the school was originally a facility intended for housing mentally-ill people.
- The school's thermostat is notorious for only having the air conditioner work in the winter, and the heater only operating properly in the summer.
- Bullying is commonly encouraged at the school. In fact, the counselor, Mr. Crawford, usually gives suspensions to victims for "wasting his time".
- The school's parking lot is infamous for having plenty of potholes.