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Beauxbatons Academy was once an all girls school. To have a young man in the school was unheard of. However, as times change they joined with the ministry and three other schools therefore opening its doors to the young men. Many parents were slightly outraged by the school decision; the students are a little more open. With Beauxbatons Academy opening their doors their four houses have become more well known: Wingspur, Humfluff, Cloventuff, and finally Silverfrost. The Wingspur is represented by a harpy, the Humfluff house is represented by a humming bird, the Cloventuff house is represented by a pegasus, and finally the Silverfrost house is represented by a swan.
Chateau de l'Amour is a muggle exclusive private school. Both genders attend this school. There are four houses on the grounds; Anubis, Bastet, Horus, and Sekhmet. Each house holds both genders. The girls live on the top floor, there are 'parents' who live on the middle floor, and the boys live on the main floor. Attic and basement are used for storage. There is a male and female who are not married or together but they reside on the middle floor and their offices are on the middle floor. The female (mom) takes care of laundry, cooking, cleaning, and some minor assistance to homework. The male (father) takes care of the other things around the house. Both are responsible for being there for the kids in their house; just as a parent would for their child.
Dragonclaw University was founded by Merlin and was once opened only to the elite. DCU opened its doors to to further the education. To provide more indepth skills for particular fields. It even allows a witch or wizard to change what they originally majored in. There are four houses here. Each house connects to one of four from the previous schools. It's rare for a student to be resorted to a different house. Each house was founded by the four apprentices. The houses are: Granddor, Blesseth, Seamist, and finally Scaleskin. Blesseth house is represented by a unicorn, Scaleskin house is represented by a Manticore, Granddor is represented by Behemoth, Seamist is respresented by a hippocampus.
Durmstrang once was an all boys school but after joining with the other schools and the ministry it was opened to both genders. With the parents and students on board with the change; the transition went very smoothly. The four houses are known as: Dewbreeze, Stonehide, Silverflare, and lastly Lunashade. Dewbreeze is represented by a Ki-Rin, Stonehide is represented by a Chimera, Silverflare is represented by a Hyena, and lastly the Lunashade is represented by a Wyvern.
Hogwarts School. Probably the most famous of all the wizarding schools. Many attempt to transfer and attend this school from all over the world; but only a well selected few gets accepted; many by default due to family hereitage that's already attended. Hogwards houses are Hufflepuff, Slytherin, Gryffindor, and Ravenclaw. Like the other four houses of the other wizarding schools; they have a creature that represents them.
Salem school has always been open to both genders and being the only and most popular school from North America. Due to the witch trials; Salem is a fairly secretive place and things are run a little more differently. As much as they're in the open they're hidden away. The perfect little gem; as they see it. There are four houses. Two houses belong to the females and two houses belong to the males. Who knows maybe one day they'll be a little more open like their friends throughout europe. The four houses are known as: Moonbane, Embering, Ironpaw, Stormtusk. The house of Embering is represented by an ouroboros, Moonbane is represented by a Jackalope, Ironpaw is represented by a bear, and lastly the Stormtusk house is represented by a boar.