Ever After High is a school founded by Milton and Giles Grimm, also known as the Brothers Grimm. Ever After High is a castle in the Land of Ever After, situated on a hill in the centre of a valley and below it is the Village of Book End, where students go shopping and hang out. In the Valley below Ever After High there are pastures, forests and mountains ranging out to all the fairytale kingdoms, one such place is called the Enchanted Forest. The school itself is filled with large tall trees that are part of the fabric of the building. The trees, as well as adding aesthetic appeal to the detail and design of the school, also add a structural element to the building as support for windows and walls. This can be seen in the Castleteria and Library.
Both of the Brother's Grimm were headmasters of the school until Giles learned it was possible to morph destinies into one's own, but Milton was not happy with his idea. Therefore, Milton cursed Giles with a babbling spell and locked him directly under the library, in The Vault of Lost Tales. Only a few students, Madeline Hatter, Raven Queen and Holly O'Hair know of his existence. Very few students understand Giles but he is able to communicate to those who are in need of his assistance. Ever After High remains as mysterious grounds whether or not students have a choice and all that is unclear after Raven Queen's stunt that she pulled on Legacy Day where she closed her book. Pre-determined destinies are now questionable.
The students at Ever After High consist of the children of many fairy tale characters and creatures, whom the school prepares for their destiny to take their parents' roles within the stories, lest all of them cease to exist.
There is tight security at Ever After high, with night guards, All The King's Horses and All The King's Men and monstrous black night briars, which grow hundred foot each night and fizzle into shadows and wilt back into the ground at first sunlight. These night briars originally only grew during the Beauty Sleep Festival, but Headmaster Grimm increased the security at the school nightly, ever since The Evil Queen's rampage.
Special festivals are held at the school in honour of the Royal Tales.
- Thronecoming celebrates all stories, and the past generation of fairy tales. Taking place at the same time of the Bookball Championship, it consists of a float parade depicting the stories, then the dance, where a Thronecoming King and Queen are elected.
- The Beauty Sleep Festival is held in honour of Sleeping Beauty. All students are excused from classes to prepare. During the festival, a sleeping spell is cast over the school which lasts for two days.
- The Spring Cleaning Festival is held in honour of Cinderella. All students clean the campus of Ever After High, then a ball is held until midnight.
- The Apple Festival is held in honour of Snow White. The only known details of the festival are a wholesale baking of apple-flavoured desserts, leaving the whole school smelling of cinnamon and nutmeg.
- The Little Mermaid Festival is a beach party, taking place each summer at Looking Glass Beach. There is swimming, beach volleyball and a clam dig.
Places in Ever After High
- The Lost and Crowned Office
- The Castleteria
- The Grimmnasium
- The Lifairy
- The Dorm Rooms
- The Vault of Lost Tales
- The Charmitorium
- The Great Hall
- Hall of Armor(Armour)
- Sword Training Meadow
- The Royal Common Room
- The Commoner Common Room/Later The Rebel Common Room
- The Treasury
- The Mirror Lab
- Milton Grimm's Office