The Definitive Back-to-School List for High School Students

Back-to-School List for High School

Struggling to remember what you need for the new school year? Niche has you covered. Here’s our definitive back-to-school list for high school, with everything you might need from 7th to 12th grade.

To Keep Track of Your Work
Back-to-School List for High School: To keep track of your stuff

□ Binder
□ Book covers
□ Bookmarks
□ Dividers (with tabs)
□ Folders (with pockets)
□ Mini-stapler
□ Paper clips
□ Post-Its (or sticky notes)
□ Staples
□ Sticky flags
□ Three-hole punch
□ Weekly planner
□ USB flash drives

To Carry and Store Your Stuff
Back-to-School List for High School: To carry and store your stuff

□ Backpack or messenger bag
□ Lock for your locker
□ Lunch bag
□ Magnets for your locker
□ Marker board for your locker
□ Mirror for your locker
□ Purse

To Make Your Mark
Back-to-School List for High School: To make your mark

□ Colored pencils
□ Composition and spiral-bound notebooks
□ Erasers
□ Loose leaf paper
□ Markers
□ Mechanical pencils
□ No. 2 Pencils
□ Pencil sharpener
□ Pens (black, blue, and red)
□ Poster board for presentations

To Solve a Problem
Back-to-School List for High School: To solve a problem

□ 12-inch Ruler
□ Calculator
□ Compass
□ Graph paper
□ Protractor

To Help You Study
Back-to-School List for High School: To help you study

□ Dictionary/thesaurus (or dictionary and thesaurus smartphone apps)
□ Highlighters
□ Index cards
□ Noise-canceling headphones
□ Translation dictionaries for foreign language courses (ex: French to English dictionary)

To Make New Friends
Back-to-School List for High School: To make new friends

□ Antibacterial hand sanitizer
□ Floss
□ Gum (if permitted)
□ Kleenex/tissues
□ Mints
□ Toiletries (tampons, pads, etc.)