The school is located in the Uranienborg neighborhood of Oslo, and was founded in 1849, originally as an all-girls school. For many years the students at the school have participated in Russefeiring.
- Main article: Hartvig Nissen School/Russefeiring
Throughout all four seasons the main characters attend the school five days a week, with the end of the day usually around 3 to 4 pm. Most scenes take place in the schoolyard but there have also been scenes in the biology classroom, most notably between Isak and Sana in Season 3. Several scenes have also taken place at the school library, the cafeteria or in form rooms.
Some of the subjects that have been mentioned include Norwegian, English, Spanish, German, Social sciences and Biology.
Class of 2019
These students were born in '00. They were first year students in Season 3 and Season 4.
Class of 2018
These students were born in '99. They were first year students in Season 1 and Season 2. They are second year students in Season 3 and Season 4. Most of the main characters on Skam are part of this class.
- Eva Kviig Mohn
- Noora Amalie Sætre
- Vilde Lien Hellerud
- Sana Bakkoush
- Chris Berg
- Isak Valtersen
- Jonas Noah Vasquez
- Magnus Fossbakken
- Mahdi Disi
- Ingrid Theis Gaupseth
- Sara Nørrstelien
Class of 2017
Class of 2016
- Christoffer Schistad (graduated at the end of season 2)
- William Magnusson (graduated at the end of season 2)
Class of 2014
- Dr. Skrulle
Notes and Trivia
- Tarjei Sandvik Moe, who portrays Isak, and David Alexander Sjøholt, who portrays Magnus, both attend the school in real-life as full-time students.