Parents' Guide to

Baldi's Education in School 3D

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

School-based game is creepy, not educational.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 4+

Serious review.

The original version of Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning is better than this stupid rip-off.
1 person found this helpful.
age 14+

For 14 and up like High school and up.

For 14 and up like High school and up.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (28):

While there's most definitely an audience for this game, it's not one whose parents are choosing apps for them. Baldi's Education in School 3D has been listed as an educational title (at the time of this writing, it's in the Games category), and it simply isn't, any more than High School Musical is an educational movie. Genre aside, the biggest issue is that the controls are not user-friendly. Panning requires swiping on the screen, while moving uses an on-screen "joystick." It's easy to activate the wrong one accidentally. Even with the right navigation tool, it's clumsy to get around obstacles. Smaller complaints include poor grammar on signs, and glitches that have you walking through closed doors. The graphics are awful and the pop-up ads are jarring, intrusive, and often adult. Still, there's something so absurd and surprising about Baldi's Education in School 3D that it holds a certain cult appeal. If you happen to be looking for a weird, creepy, horror puzzler, you've found it. If you're looking for math drills or a fun game for young kids, move on.

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