Top Ten Most Common Rules at School


The Top Ten

1 Raise your hand before you speak

This list should be named "Most disobeyed school rules" - Animefan12

You should bring your phone in when it is time at recess and be out of uniform

That's a major rule I school

Do nth in class

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2 Be on task

I always zone out, and I miss all the directions. - Luckys


Task! My class even can fight my teachers back

The rule that nobody obeys.

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3 No eating in class

I sneak food in class and other people beg me for some or they will tell on me

I sneak food to class in high school all the time and I NEVER got caught

Why do we not eat class though

We can eat in our classes. - Luckys

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4 Keep your hands and feet to yourself

I was told this... then someone was literally fighting me and all the teachers are like, "why didn't you defend yourself? " I was literally told not too.

Are we in pre-school? - Luckys


Should we cut them off or you will change the rules

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5 Be respectful to other students

Sometimes teachers are disrespectful to the students as well

CartoonsGirl we must go to the same school or something I have yet to be told something nice by anyone at my school.


Could they teach that to my classmates? Because they don't know the definition of respectful. - CartoonsGirl

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6 No talking when the teacher is talking

Teacher: Why are you talking when I'm teaching?
Me: Why are you teaching when I'm talking? - Pegasister12


You should never talk when the teacher is talking because you might miss something important

Good rules

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7 All assignments must be done on time

Would you rather do your homework or be scolded by the teacher/call parents

They be on timde

Complete all the assignments at time

That's lit brat

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8 Get to school on time

That's what I always do. am always early

GET to SChOOl on TImE or yOUr PaREnts MIgHT be arREstEd

Get to school on time helps not missing out classes and being there on time gets you into a routine

My friends always late and they didn't say anything

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9 Pay attention

The one rule I don't follow. - Luckys

To the guy that said if you don't pay attention you don't get your work done. TEACHER'S PET!

I pay attention to the dreams I have in class does that count?

I'm too poor to afford it lol - styLIShT

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10 No running

The floor could be wet and slippy. I mean, they should have no running signs up everywhere, know what I mean?
So people saying it sucks, OBEY! I DON'T GIVE A FLYING COCK-A-DOODLE PICKLE.

What if there is a fire or explosion. You have to run in situations like that. - cosmo

This rule is pointless and stupid.

I've had a sprinting race with my best friend before! - Nateawesomeness

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The Contenders

11 Always use the bathroom at break and lunchtime

Ikr! I am a woman, which means I don't choose when stuff comes out of me. So... you'll just have to get a bloody chair then... oh well... - HyenaLover

So we have to pee our pants, then...

That is wrong

I agree I’m a lady I don’t choose what comes out I totally agree with HyenaLover

12 Always remain in your seat


Teachers move around why can't we

So should we pee on the chair

Fair point though...

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13 Do not shout in the class

I agree so much!

I agree cause if we shout we could disturb the other class that could be paying attention

I really like this among all

14 Don't vandalize school property

It is true if u want your name to remain in the school do something good

It's not vandalizing. It's called art. We learn it in school

U shall not!

15 Be nice

Not to a bully - ElSherlock

Be nice if they deserve it

Only to people who are nice to you!


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16 Don't use foul language

How come some teachers can do it

If only others would follow that rule

17 Don't chew gum

This one makes sense bcs of the lazy students who stick the finished gum anywhere and everywhere

My homeroom teacher came into class one day and she was chewing gum... so if the teachers are breaking this rule, it's kind of pointless. My classmates always chew gum. I don't chew it but I don't like it

I disagree because it is not changing anything in your education

Gum actually helps it strengthens your teeth so yeah

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18 Stay focused

That is the same as #10 - Animefan12

... What if there is a fire... - DapperPickle

19 No racism

Glad there is no racism at my school. - Userguy44

My high school special ed teacher hates me and I'm Asian. I'm the only Asian in the class and I constantly get in trouble for no reason.

This one is the most sensible. Stop hating on blacks, asians or pacific islanders! - MChkflaguard_Yt

Stop hating on people - GatorBoy

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20 No fighting

This happened too much at my school. Bullies asked for it. - Userguy44

This happens at my school all the time - ElSherlock

Firstly this should be thought to the ALWAYS BULLYING people!

I love fighting so if you say no fight I will

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21 Use the correct uniform

America is the lucky country they don't have uniforms.

In India, if it is any student's birthday, they are allowed to wear their favourite dresses. Dunno whether it is applied in other countries. - Animefan12

I hate school uniform I don't want to wear the same things as every one else I was made unique so let me look unique at school as well as at home

Not every school has uniform. My school dose not wear uniform

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22 Wash your hands

They say wash your hands but then there is no soap

Washing your hands is important - ElSherlock

Schools don't allow their students to use the bathroom to do this sometimes. That's why I carry around some hand sanitizer with me at all times.

People who don’t understand this should get a lesson. - Userguy44

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23 Your pencil should be talking not your mouth

It means that the teacher wants you to be quiet and do your work



What is this

24 Stay focused on school work


I get detention for this

of course

25 Be responsible

Or else we'll go to prison...Oh wait, we're already there!

26 No loud talking in class

What if it is loud in the class while you are doing group work? /

27 Follow the dress code

Our school says that boys must have short hair. But l like long hair. Dress code I hate you


I don't know

More common

28 Keep class room neat and clean, and well decorated


29 Don't talk to each other

Why? - Userguy44

Say what now... now I will say nothing when the teacher says converse in your group. She asks why, I show her this page.

30 No taking off shirt and whipping others

My friend done it once

haha wut

31 Must keep pants on

Have sweetpants and jeans


32 No foul language

What if we're learning about female dogs and I have a question about it?

33 No phones in class

Yes call in class


My classmates secretly bring phones to school. The teachers know that but they don't care. - TheFourthWorld

My school has to put our phone on the Teacher's table and we can't play our phones

34 Always be in line
35 Don't sleep in class

I've slept in class before
1. When I'm finished so my current teacher doesn't mind too much
2. When last year's teacher was repeating himself for literally the 100th time cause the class won't listen

But I can't do this :/


Yeah, and if you do, the teacher will send you to the nurse's office because they think you're on drugs or something.

36 No cursing unless you really have to

Sometimes we just all need to curse

Correction: No cursing AT ALL

This is true

37 No drugs

Of course. Drugs will distract you from school and why do you need drugs at school? - Userguy44

They will make you see tripy colors and distract you in the middle of class

There should be


38 Do not make a mess

Just to make your class neat n clean

39 Respect your teachers

But some teachers don't respect the students

As a good student you are to respect your teachers because they are the ones impacting knowledge in your brains and if you want to achieve your dreams you must be respcetful

This list should be named "Most disobeyed school rules" - Animefan12
You deserve to be a god animefan12

40 Obey the rules


41 Be kind to the children who are in lower classes and respect the students who are in your class or in higher grades

Ya, no seniors killing preschoolers. - WorldPuncher47592834

42 Allow everyone to play with you

Was always told this in school, and it also ties in with if someone wants to sit with you you must let them

Eepvertone should have someone to play with.


Good thing this isn't established at my school. I am enemies with virtually every girl in the class. They are very sexist. If I had to play with them...
And it doesn't help that I don't like playing with the boys.

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43 No pencil throwing

I did at school, but you know, I was a naughty kid. - Userguy44

Why not my friend did it and it got stuck to the wall

Pencil throwing is mean and harsh

44 Stand in a proper line when going to assemblies or laboratories
45 No shirts with signs

Teens that wear shirts like that may get in trouble even if they are not bad.

I can't respect the confederate side of amerikey

46 No spitting

Si escupo que o que quien me va a decir algo? :v

47 No sound claps
48 No playing in the bathroom

You can't play in the bathroom because it is not good

49 Treat others with kindness and respect

If you don't be respectful you won't get anything

50 Show fairness to people

If you are not kind or respectful you won't go outside for recess

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1. All assignments must be done on time
2. Always use the bathroom at break and lunchtime
3. Be nice
1. Raise your hand before you speak
2. No eating in class
3. Be on task
1. Get to school on time
2. Pay attention
3. Raise your hand before you speak

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