The Partridge Preschool was supposedly the site of a four-year-old girl’s murder. Her spirit now rides back and forth on her favorite swing in the playground. When you rattle the doors, she will rattle them back in response. At night, the girl listens music in the room nearest to her swing; it has been known to stop and start on its own, sometimes being played very loudly. Outside in the playground, toys are scattered in her favorite places. Should you move them around and leave, they will return to their original spots.
Clark Middle School is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a woman wearing a white dress. Among her haunting activities are playing with the instruments in the band room, appearing in the empty halls during the summer months, and turning classroom lights on and off; she is considered a harmless spirit. A large number of teachers speak of a female ghost that floats through the floors, while others say there is no ghost at all.
The Cuba Middle School’s gym is purportedly haunted by the spirit of a man named Joe Beisly. A former janitor, he fell off of a ladder to his death. His apparition is said to appear if his name is repeated three times.
The Southwest Miami High School was opened in September 1956 as the Southwest Miami Junior Senior High School. It wasn’t until 1959 that the school converted from a grade 7-10 school to a high school. The auditorium was the site of one confirmed death – a student fell from the catwalk to their death shortly after the school opened.
Among the happenings there are TVs and lights turning on and off by themselves, the disembodied sound of a woman laughing, and objects being moved by an unseen force. In one case, a glass door spontaneously exploded in front of a group of people, leaving many witnesses to the odd occurrences at the auditorium.
Robinson Middle School is haunted by a female entity who roams through the school’s halls at night. During her haunts, she rattles the locks on the lockers.
Rocky Mountain High School harbors a rumor that someone hung themselves within the walls of the high school. An apparition can be seen near the school library, and the sound of typing can be heard coming from the typing room. There are sounds of people using the weight room, but when investigated, it turns out it is in fact empty.
The University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington is home to a tale of abduction and murder. During the night of August 31st, 1961, eight-year-old Ann Marie Burr went missing from her bedroom in her house on N. 14th and N. Junett. The front door had been locked, but the next morning it was found to be broken into. On the porch was a small men’s shoe print.
The San Benito High School is currently abandoned, and it is haunted by the spirit of a little girl who wanders through the school’s halls. The sounds of screaming and crying have been heard as well. During World War II, the school was converted into a hospital for the injured.
The Dorothy Thomas School of Dance has been operated out of the basement of a house since 1942. In 1988, Dorothy Thomas passed away, and the paranormal activity has been going on since. At around 3 AM every morning, the sound of 150 people tap dancing can be heard coming from the studio.
The Bellevue East High School in Bellevue, Nebraska is home to a plethora of paranormal activity. A number of witnesses have added credibility to the story. Doors have been known to spontaneously burst open in the theater and on the second floor. An apparition has been seen on the cat walk. Odd spirit-related images appear in the bathroom mirrors. However, the history of the ghosts is unknown, leaving the identities and the pasts of the spirits left without information.
Though it was recently shut down, the Roosevelt School’s stage remains to be haunted by the spirit of a girl name Penny. Penny was a play cast member that hung herself during the performance due to a pregnancy. The surrounding buildings are also haunted.
Wabaunsee High School in Alma, Kansas is haunted by the spirits of past teachers and students who died during graduation. Most of the paranormal occurrences take place on the third floor, and they have been experienced by teachers and students alike.