3 Dream Experts Interpret Your Dreams!
The Meaning of Dreams About Highschool header image

Did You Dream About Highschool? Here's What It Means

Have you ever dreamed about highschool? It's a memorable dream topic that has multiple fascinating interpretations.

Read on for 3 different points-of-view from our dream gurus on what it means to dream about highschool.

Which explanation sounds right to you?

What does highschool mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

Mary headshot
Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about being in high school often reflects feelings of insecurity, competition, or unfinished business. The meaning isn't likely to be quite so simple, however.

It may symbolize a lesson you need to learn or a situation you need to confront in your waking life. On the other hand, visiting your old high school in a dream can represent nostalgia, a longing for simpler times, or unresolved issues from your past. It could also indicate that you are stuck in old habits or patterns and need to break free to progress. Both scenarios suggest a need to reflect on your past to better understand your present and future.

Highschool is deep and multifaceted dream concept to analyze. To really know with any kind of confidence, it would be necessary to understand the dreamer's life story and circumstances.

Share this dream interpretation:

2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

Ernesto headshot
Ernesto Andrahi
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of being in high school can be a manifestation of latent anxieties, a reflection of the Freudian concept of 'infantile regression'.

I'm also thinking generally about highschool: It may symbolize unresolved conflicts from that period or a yearning for the perceived simplicity of youth. Conversely, dreaming of visiting your old high school might be an expression of the 'return of the repressed', a Freudian concept where suppressed memories resurface. It could indicate a longing for resolution or a need to confront past experiences. Both scenarios underscore the importance of the past in shaping our present and future, a fundamental tenet of psychoanalysis.

Share this dream interpretation:

3. The spiritualist's interpretation

Liz headshot
Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming about being in highschool often signifies a spiritual journey of self-discovery and growth. It may symbolize a spiritual lesson you are currently learning or a challenge you are facing in your waking life. This dream can also reflect your inner child, reminding you to embrace simplicity and innocence. Conversely, dreaming about visiting your old highschool can symbolize a spiritual pilgrimage to your past. It may represent a longing to reconnect with your roots or to resolve past karma. It could also suggest that you are being guided to revisit old patterns or habits in order to gain spiritual insights. Both scenarios highlight the importance of understanding your past to navigate your present and shape your future in a spiritual context.

Share this dream interpretation:

So whose analysis of the dream works the best for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining highschool applies to your dream?

Only you can say for certain. Bear in mind that our dreaming mind can be a convoluted landscape. Each and every image in a dream can symbolize many different meanings — or result from many different themes from our daily life.

Got a unique interpretation for a dream about highschool that you'd like to share? Contribute your own thoughts to the comments down below.

Other Dream Topics Beginning with H

Search 3 of Dreams

Search for any dream meaning here:

This month's most searched dreams

Some dream experts consider it significant when many people share the same dream.

With that in mind, here are April 2024's most commonly viewed dreams on 3 of Dreams, starting with the most searched term.

We update this list of most searched-for dreams daily, and start a new list on the 1st of every month.