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High School Story is a fun educational role playing game for the iPhone and iPad developed by Pixelberry Studios.

High School Story can be downloaded now on the iTunes App Store for free. You can download it using the following QR code or by clicking the button link below. The High School Story app is fully compatible with all iOS devices capable of running iOS 6.0+ including the iPhone 6 Plus and iPad mini.

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Live high school your way! Welcome to the most popular high school game on mobile and tablets.

5/5 "Out of all the iPhone games I've played, High School Story is easily the one with the most heart." - K. Alpert

5/5 "I'm way past my high school years... but this game is hands down one of the best games I have ever played." - Kaytumbear99

Create the school of your dreams, filled with all your friends. Throw parties, go on dates, and recruit jocks, nerds, cheerleaders, and MANY MORE classmates to unlock their stories! Throw parties, go on wild trips, take your team to the next level, and discover hundreds of other adventures!

- THROW PARTIES to unlock over 30 characters!
- DATE your crush and play matchmaker for everyone at your school!
- BATTLE a rival high school in an evolving story, including a showdown at the Homecoming game, a science fair, a prank war, and more!
- PUT YOUR FRIENDS in the game and join them on adventures, dates, and parties!
- MAKE NEW FRIENDS and play their stories!
- BUILD your dream school and decorate it with everything from a half-pipe to a box of puppies!
- CUSTOMIZE your look and choose your clique!
- LEARN new vocabulary in fun mini-games!
- ENJOY tons of new content every week, including more characters, more stories, and more romance!

Please note that High School Story is completely free to play, but you can purchase some game items with real money. If you don’t want to use this feature, you can disable in-app purchases in your device’s settings.

To our players:  Thank you for your passion.  Pixelberry is a firm believer that games can make a difference.  And you’ve proven they can.  

When we partnered with non-profits, like The Cybersmile Foundation, a cyberbullying non-profit, and the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) you responded with great enthusiasm.  Together, we’ve done some amazing things.
* Over 4 million players have learned more about cyberbullying.
* Over 30,000 players have visited NEDA's sites to learn more about eating disorders.
* And thousands of players have reached out to Cybersmile, often for help with bullying.

Thank you!  We really, sincerely appreciate your enthusiasm and support.

- The Pixelberry Team

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Download on PC or Mac:
1. Open the iTunes on your computer.
2. Go to the 'High School Story' application page and click on the install button.
2. Sync your iPhone through iTunes to complete.
Download via App Store:
1. Open the App Store on your mobile device.
2. Tap in the Search box and type 'High School Story'.
3. Tap the 'install' button, located to the right of the app title.

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Technical details

Contents: This app have in-app purchases to enable some features.
Leaderboard: Game Center supported.
Minimum OS Version:6.0

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Customer Reviews

  • 5 Star
      62 (67%)
    1. 4 Star
        20 (22%)
      1. 3 Star
          10 (11%)
        1. 2 Star
            1 (1%)
          1. 1 Star
              0 (0.0%)
            • Average Rating:93 reviews available
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            Positive - 90%
            Cool game.. It's cool but it would be better if u could have more people admission for the school at the same time .other than that it's
            Love the game but. I love h.s.s but I feel that buying hair styles for one each person is terrible .i save up all my rings just for 1 person! Next I
            feel we should be able to travel to other high schools.lastly I want t
            Update. Okay i was on the app store i foundThis game so i checked it out to see whats newAnd i clicked on it and i saw a updateAnd i was
            happy but i got on and all thereWas was a one thing that made meReally
            I love this app!. I can't stop playing its addicting!nothing needs to be fixed except I wish it wouldn't actually take 8 hours to get land or things
            just taking real hours to get done. Other than that this is a great a
            Awesomeness. I love this game, especially Hollywood U. They are amazing games. Its awesomeness!
            omg best game. I love this game I'm exited in every quest especially in hope's story!
            Fun!. Looked boring but my friend insisted I get it and actaully I love it!
            Addicting!. Love it! Very addicting. Even in app purchases are cheaper than most!
            Fabulous!. Was not expecting to like it so much! I'm 17 and I play it every day! XD extremely addicting, great story lines, fun/vast
            customization, and very fun experimental shipping :P! Don't judge a book by it
            Ew. Um kind of a good game but you should get it
            Hippos r kool. THIS GAME IS AMAZING! This game is so addicting and I love it! This game is perfect! I have been playing it since December and I'm
            on level 14 now!
            I love this game, but.. Why do we have to wait 8 days for a plot of land?! 8 days! By the time I buy 2 or 3 more lots the wait will be 2 or 3 months ! For
            a little square pice of land! That's ridiculous, I understand 1 day a
            Best app ever,but.. The only touch up is the timing part.2hours for a quest,3hours for a date,and 1-2hours for a new student,but I love the story of
            Max the bully and Kara the psychopath of cheerleading!It's the best app
            10/10 IGN. This game is addicting. I usually don't enjoy games that make you wait, but HS Story is just incredible. Love love love!
            Love it!. I love this game. I wish that my high school experience was like this game!
            High school story. This is the best game from this company I have ever played at first It was ok but now it's great
            #AWESOME GAME!. I love this game so much it's so funny!️
            LOVE IT But.. It is amazing but it needs a little improvement. There rings are annoying, but if you make it you can buy rings with coins like
            5,000 coins for one ring. Maybe more maybe less. It is just an idea that
            LOVE THE GAME, but here's a few suggestions. 1. Add more hair colors. I love the hair colors, but I think there should be more than just pink. Maybe something like purple,
            blue, or rainbow!2. Have more pants for the girls. Most girl outfits in t
            Great!. Ok for kimi's sweet sixteen I need a certain clothing thats not on here anymore could you please put it back on?
            Restart Button?. Could we have a restart button? I want to start my world over, but there isn't one.
            Addicting and amazing!. At first, I thought the game was boring. Then, I just kept completing quests and before I knew it, I was instantly addicted! I
            told so many people that I know about how great it is. I feel like it wil
            Very fun and so very addicting. Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaas! I love this game so much and my friend can agree. I will literately play this game for 5-6 hours in a row
            without a break. but it has its flaws. For starters, why are there limit
            Change category. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS GAME! It's super addicting and time consuming definitely a must I just wish that you could change your main
            player to whatever clique type u wanted. I aslo wish there was more v
            Suggestions. I really like this game. I like it more than Hollywood U. I don't like how long everything takes though. When I'm bored I want to
            go on the game and play, not wait 10-24 hours for a party to finish or
            Concern. Honestly, it's a fine game. I play it when I have time and I enjoy it. I just have one concern. I am playing a quest with a
            "virtuoso" right now and I really don't like how cocky she comes off as. I w
            Tatey tot. Definitely get this game it never breaks down and know adds you can get outfits customize your students and you can make your
            own you
            AWESOME. It's much better then Hollywood u because on Hollywood u I put two people to party and they were done so I clicked the place and a
            note popped up and said not enough room I said i want the to stop par
            Addicting and gay. This game is ultra addicting! I recommend! I love how they let you have gay and lesbian couples on there because it shows not all
            people like the opposite sex. Get used to it while your young, and get
            Fun but. Okay so I've been trying to get a Country Folk for so long and I'm not getting it. I don't have 1000 rings to get the guy and
            almost all my quest require one. Please make it easier at least.
            Addicted suggestion. I LOVE THIS APP SO FREAKING MUCH My only suggestion is can you make it so you can sell clothes that you have previously bought?
            Just wondering because I have a couple clothes that I've accidentally b
            Fix problem. I love this game but it won't unlock kallie I try everything. Please fix this asap.
            HSS. I love this game it's so dramatic but amazing!
            Best game ever. This game is amazing I love all the quest and how everything is based on most high school life! Their should be more games like
            I love it. I love it. I mean extra credit! Who Thought of that great idea. I love it,I love it,I love it.#iloveit
            Like it. I really do like the game! It's just there should be more ways to earn books and rings because you don't earn many books and got
            lots of quests you need to level people and after level 5 it cost 500 b
            Best Simulation Games Company. Pixelberry Studios have made the 2 best simulation games - High School Story, and Hollywood U (if I had to pick a favorite, it
            would be HSS, though they're both awesome!). I don't think I have seen be
            Minor Threat.. I just got to the part of the punk rock quest where you guys mentioned Minor Threat and I kinda wanted to say thanks. That band is
            literally one of the reasons I am who I am.For people who don't know
            Video upgrade. We should be able to see what the character is doing with a video. Like you can see them hiking, making out ,having (you know
            what), and kissing cause that would make it cool and realJust please add i
            Really awesome !. So addicting and fun I totally recommend it!
            Thumbs Up!. I keep throwing parties for the characters I need and I'm not getting them I have a bunch of quests I can't fulfill bcuz I can't
            get the ppl I need
            Absolutely amazing. Love this game! It is super addictive. Love it soooo much!
            Great game. More ways to make rings would make the game 10x better. Without rings you can't buy any people. It really takes away from the
            entire vibe of enjoying the game.
            GREATEST GAME EVER. This is better then sims, I'll never stop playing!
            Clubs!. I love this game, it's awesome. Even though I've only had it for about an hour now. But I think you should add clubs, for
            instance, ANIME AND VIDEO GAME CLUBS :D it would be awesome.
            Love this game! But have some requests. I love this game! But I have some suggestions. They need to have the same hair styles in HSS as they do in HU, and there needs
            to be a hair color in between blond and brown and the black looks like
            Awesome game!. According to my 8 year old: Two words
            Fun. I really live this app though I hate when you have to wait many hours for party's dates and quests. Though I love the game.
            Love!. I love this game! But needs work on how much time I have to wait just to buy something. Waiting 17 hours for a plot of land isn't
            worth it. Nor is waiting 11 for some upgrades.
            Fantastic!. Love this game! Super addictive.
            I'm loving this game. I'm so addicted sometimes the stuff costs to much but other than that I play all the time
            Good. I wrote earlier and I'm the person who used these()as bullet points. I was just thinking about how u should also change the
            graphics for the hairs and u should REALLY add strawberry blonde hair, red h
            Kicks me out. I really like this game but, ever since the upgrade, every time I go to change a character's clothes or view a new outfit, it
            kicks me out to my home screen. Please fix this! I really like this game.
            ️AMAZING️. I absolutely love this game! I told my friend about it and she loves it also! THANK U FOR THE AMAZING GAME!
            Can we get some new hair/faces. Great game and I love it, the only thing I ask is to add more hairs and faces so all my students don't look the same
            So fun!. It is so much fun and I love playing it
            Amazingly fun!. This app is one of the best ever! The biggest (at least I think so) feature is that no ads! Barley any! This game does not spam
            the app with ads! And also you might have to wait awhile to complete que
            ƒմη ɓմϯ.. ϯհίς ɡαʍε ίς ƒմη αηδ ί հαѵε ʍαδε α ʆσϯ σƒ Թɾσɡɾεςς. ϯհε σηʆψ ϯհίηɡ ϯհαϯ
            αηησψς ʍε ϯհσմɡհ ίς ϯհαϯ ί ɕαη'ϯ εαɾη δία
            Love,but.. I love HSS: the story lines, polls,quest, the characters, everything. But I have a few problems and suggestions. I can't even get
            in my game it keeps blacking out and canceling me out on to my iPad ho
            Love love love. I love this game! There are a couple issues here and there, but mostly it's great. My biggest complaint is that you can't have
            your main character be anything other than a jock, a prep, or a nerd! I g
            I would give this 5 stars but.. I think how much time it takes to add a plot is absolutely ridiculous. I have to wait a YEAR til my plot is done. Ain't nobody got
            time for that! And I'm still having the bug with the one outfit. And
            New ideas?. Over all I absolutely love this app, but I've read a lot of people's requests and I agree with most of them that 1. All the hair
            styles from HU should be added 2. Characters like Equestrian, animal lo
            Omg! Best game ever!. HSS is my fave games I've downloaded. With the new extra cred, it's better than ever!
            Awesome game.. This game is a lot of fun. When I have an issue I go'to help then ask a question within a few days they will reply back. Bam prob
            High School Story Review. The best hands down app ever! But I feel for the poor guy who has spent two months trying to get a rare person, I have spent 2
            weeks and I was frustrated, leading me to believe that there is no comput
            Awesome!. OMG! I love this game! My favorite character is autumn i love her! U should get this game fur sure
            Best game EVER!. CAN NOT STOP PLAYING! It's fun to link up with your friends. And I LOVE the story line! YOUR GOIN DOWN HEARTS HIGH!
            Love it. Very addicting and lots of fun I recommend! No bugs or anything amazing app
            Please ready. I love this game. It is very addictive and a fun game to play. I also love the extra credit games.However, this game needs more
            quests for the higher-level people. I am a level 17 and have been playin
            THIS GAMEPLAY. I love this game it is the best game ever in the whole decade and univers
            Looks like fun. I haven't tried it but it looks like fun
            Great game needs improvements. Im hooked on this game and really enjoy it! The time is getting ridiculously long. Lower the wait times for quests, dates, books,
            parties, etc. There should be teachers and a teachers lounge as well.
            HSS Rules!. I love the new update and can't wait to see what happens next in the quests. I can't get enough of High School Story and it's a
            awesome game to download. I had download the new game Hollywood U and ca
            The game is awesome. I like the game because it gives me something to do and it's just fun
            :). Every student is either gay or a lesbian.
            This is the awsomest app ever. This is the most amazing app ever
            Soo.. Now I'm dating Julian and Payton and Autumn still like him. I think that Payton and Autumn should know that Julian is dating
            someone and it's not them
            It's awesome but.. Okay I love to play this game but the hours and hours on the time and it's really awesome and they should put like little quests
            of dating on it cuz sometimes you get really bored about waiting on the
            Luv this game! Some problems.. I absolutely luv this game! It is super addicting! I have no problems, except I wish your boyfriend or girlfriend acted like a
            couple on normal quests, I hate it when someone shamelessly flirts with
            . Love it but we need more hair styles like some in Hollywood u
            Addicting, but.. This app is great but I wish that after a party and you get your new person you didn't HAVE to wait an entire hour to use the
            administration office JUST because of a student you don't want! PLZPLZPLZP
            Love this app. Omg I love love love love love this app. My only wish is that we can change what type we are after the first time, and combine the
            different types. For example, I originally picked prep because I like
            Natural - 10%
            It should be able to bypass updates if you don't w. For someone who has something like the I pod 4g it's hard to get a app that the I pod 4g can handle so I think you should be able
            to bypass updates but other then that it's a all around good app
            I LOVED it until.. I used to play the game ALL the time until yesterday when I went on it the game started all over for me! NOT HAPPY
            Glitch.. There is a glitch where when I tried to buy the new clothes it closed the app. Then after a few days I tried again and every time
            I try to change the clothes it closes the app. This doesnt happen to t
            Ehhh.. This game is mediocre at best. I haven't been able to play a mission in weeks because of a lack of books/rings which require
            money. The game is juvenile and pushes a liberal agenda. Do yourself a favo
            frozen. the game wont even open on my ipod 4 gen. please fix that. thanks. other than that ,,, wonderful app
            I love it but I can't go back to my old one!. It won't let me link up to my google account that I got so far on and now I have to start over! Please help
            I used to love this game but.. so I saw there was an update and when I opened the app all my previous data and game was gone and it had restarted and I have been
            working on this game for over a year and I never deleted the app too!
            Good But.. Well, I only have an iOS 5 so I got the older version. But when I'm in the middle of playing the game this thing will pop up
            saying that I should update it. But there is no " I don't want to update it
            Bad update. It's a fun game.until it crashes with the latest update. And I just leveled up the relationship with my bf too.
            A good start. This app was very fun at the beginning but later on I tried to log in and it wasn't even my account! I tried to delete it and try
            again but it went straight back. It was very frustrating.
            Sexist. Game is sexist :) I want my characters to be able to wear either genders clothes . Okay bye


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