Being a Potterhead and having read the books a million times, you must’ve wondered time and again about the existence of other magic schools, apart from Hogwarts. We know for sure that they exist because we heard of Beauxbatons and Durmstrang in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Earlier this year, JK Rowling had mentioned the existence of other wizarding schools in Brazil, Uganda, Japan and North America. These stories are being released to help fans understand the plot of the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, a Harry Potter spin-off, a little better. 

Well, Rowling has put up some brand new writing on Pottermore, revealing the identity and other important details about Ilvermorny School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry, located in North America!

So, Congratulations, fellow Potterhead! Your chances of finally receiving your admission letter just increased manifold! 

This school was founded by an Irish girl, Isolt Sayre, in the 17th Century. Read the entire story about Isolt and her journey of establishing this wizarding school, here.

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And watch this video to know more about the fascinating world of Ilvermorny: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkBPwEmakEc

Just like Hogwarts, The Ilvermorny School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry sorts its students into  four houses, namely:

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Rowling has also come out with the Ilvermorny Sorting Ceremony on Pottermore, where you can discover which house you belong to!