Sample Back to School Supply List

Although each teacher will have their own requirements for class, this is a basic supply list that will help parents prepare their children for the beginning of school.Back To School Samples

Primary Schools (Grades 1 -5)
  • 1-2 dozen No. 2 Pencils sharpened
  • 3 glue sticks
  • 2 pencil erasers (pink or white)
  • A set of colored markers
  • A set of crayons (make sure it contains the eight basic colors)
  • A set of colored pencils
  • A binder (or accordion folder)
  • Six pocket folders for the binder
  • One pair of student scissors
  • Two red pens for correcting
  • 1-2 large boxes of Kleenex
  • Ruler with inches and centimeters
  • One highlighter
  • One small pencil sharpener with cover
  • One zip-up backpack
  • Large Pack of index cards for flashcards
  • Pencil Box
Older students may also need the following: Protractor
  • Compass
  • Calculator
  • 3-Subject Notebook
Secondary Schools (6-12)
  • 2(at least) three ring binder with dividers
  • White, lined notebook paper (recycled is fine)
  • Weekly/daily planner
  • A pencil/pen pouch for the binder
  • A scientific calculator for math/science
  • #2 pencils (mechanical okay)
  • Blue or black ink pens
  • Yellow or pink highlighter
  • A large eraser
  • A set of colored pencils
  • A ruler
  • 2-3 pocket folders
  • Four spiral notebooks
  • Protractor and compass
  • Red Pen or Red Pencil 
  • Scientific calculator
  • One package (box) of sheet protectors with divider tabs