Trivia: All of the children are competent musicians, and they are all playing their own instruments.
Trivia: During ending credits, when the band is playing, the actors were all wearing their own clothes. The bass player (Katie) actually had a solo as well, but the editors cut it out.
Trivia: The final sequence during the credits was all unscripted. Both the dialog and music solos were improvised.
Trivia: In the second cafeteria scene, the blonde girl seen sitting at a lunch table behind the teachers lunch table is Freddy Jones' (played by Kevin Alexander Clark) sister in real life.