PG-13 | | Comedy
A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
James Poyser, keyboardist of The Roots band that plays on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, appears briefly at the hearing as a parent in the audience.
Listen guys, there are plenty of successful people who didn't go to college. Albert Einstein. You know? Pocahontas never went to college. Corey Feldman and Corey Haim; they had a great run. Both Lewis and Clark. Suzanne Somers. Bono.
The board that all the student write the courses on throughout the movie is different from the board brought into the meeting with the state board of accreditor. The board is smaller and some of the courses that were written on the other board are not there.
The last line in the credits segment "The Filmmakers Wish To Thank" reads, "And all the Students at South Harmon Institute of Technology".
$10,023,835 (USA) (20 August 2006)
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