Hidden in one of Berlin’s backyards is Germany’s most ambitious high school. No headmaster, no hierarchy and no pressure. This school is entirely organized by its students without any outside funding. The pupils pay their own teachers and decide what they want to learn. This is the first film about this school. It shows a very different school model and tells the moving stories of Alex, Lena, Mimy and Hanil. They all coming from state schools all over Germany and have one things in common: they failed. Now they experience a completely new way of learning – and want to give it a try again. They have two years to prepare for the final official test, held by the government. Berlin Rebel High School is a film about the true meaning of learning.