The 10 Greatest Fictional School Principals


10. Principal Angela Li — Daria  

The brilliance of Daria stemmed from its scary-accurate satire of high school clichés. Teachers were no exception to this rule, with Lawndale High’s tyrannical principal, Angela Li, representing the post-Columbine scare tactics of schools across the country. Elaborate security methods took priority in Li’s world (and school budget), while routine repairs and basic human decency for the students played second fiddle. “Voluntary urinalysis of all students will be instituted,” she booms in one episode. “Sign up now and receive a free fanny pack.”