Innsmouth Academy was founded and constructed in 1798 and has been rebuilt several times due to certain incidents involving fire, earthquake and opening of a dimensional portal. Its location is on a small island off the coast of Maine and its purpose is to educate future citizens of the secret world. Primarily it's associated with the Illuminati, but they do have gifted students and faculty from other societies.
As far as most people are concerned, Innsmouth Academy is a private coeducational boarding and day high-school (grades 9-12; ages 15 through 18) for privileged rich kids, situated on a tiny island off the coast of Maine.
In actuality, the Academy is an educational facility for secret worlders; more specifically, the children of secret worlders affiliated with the Illuminati, although the school sometimes admits exceptionally gifted students -- and faculty -- from other societies. It is considered one of the premier occult prep schools of the secret world, and a degree from Innsmouth Academy opens many doors for a budding magus and occultist.
Founded and constructed in 1798 (and rebuilt in 1852, 1906 and 1967, after, respectively, a devastating fire, an earthquake, and the opening of a dimensional portal in the elementalism lab) with investment from a group of mysterious benefactors -- ostensibly wealthy businessmen with local ties -- the Academy has endured, mostly thanks to a long row of dedicated headmasters and fiercely loyal faculty.
With a skeleton in every closet and deals with various devils inked into the very blueprints of the buildings, the Academy is an occult powderkeg primed to explode -- as it very nearly has during attacks in its past. Though the few survivors do what they can to bolster the wards, it requires a great, and unflinching, magical talent to plug all the leaks, and headmaster Hayden Montag has taken that responsibility seriously and single-mindedly.
Without outside assistance, however, Montag and his motley crew will not survive long. The fog -- and the things in it -- are gathering strength, and the Academy holds many secrets that would be of great value to those who can get their hands on them.
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- Byblos is apparently the janitor at the Innsmouth Academy.