|Friends|| SpongeBob SquarePants(teacher/close friend)
Bart Simpson(best friend)
Lisa Simpson(possible friends)
|First Appearance||Spongy Start|
Ian is a student in SpongeBob's classroom. He is an average straight A student and lives in a treehouse outside of his home. He helps SpongeBob during class and helps him get out of situations that he overcomes. He is also the best friend of Bart Simpson starting in The Simpsons Bob .