Collegiate Savings: Back-to-School Sales From Target, Staples, Apple and More

Back-to-school season is one of the best times of the year for students and parents alike. There’s so much that’s new, so much possibility for the year ahead and this year in particular, it means a much-needed break for parents who’ve been holding down the fort at home. When you’re a student, the start of a brand new school year means many things — anticipatory energy, sometimes dread, and shiny new binders. For parents? Usually it comes with a big bill for school supplies, new outfits, backpacks and more. Thankfully, there are plenty of back-to-school sales from top brands looking to help you and your student save big on supplies.

Whether you’re a teacher looking for a brand new bag, need a new kids backpack for your kindergartner or a kids lunch box that’s not going to smell within the first two weeks — there are plenty of deals going on that’ll help you save. You don’t have to be a kid to get that back-to-school rush, getting a great deal on exactly what your child needs can give you that same feeling as an adult. Whether you’re a student or not, you should take advantage of the best back-to-school sales from big brands like Levi’s, HP, Staples, Apple and more.


1. Save Up to 20% Off Apparel, Supplies and More at Target

Target is offering major deals on classroom supplies, lunch boxes for kids and home goods for college students looking to deck out their dorm rooms. They’re a one-stop shop for almost anything you need, regardless of grade level.

Marvel Universe 6D Molded 16″ Kids’ Deluxe Backpack

marvel universe backpack, back-to-school sales


PaperMate 20-Pack Ballpoint Pens

$2.69 $1.99

PaperMate ballpoint pens, back to school sales


Cat & Jack Boys’ Stretch Straight Fit Jeans

$12.99 $10.00

cat & jack boys stretch jeans, back-to-school sales


2. Save on School Supplies, Girls Fashion and Electronics at Walmart

Walmart is another great resource for back-to-school shopping as they’ve got almost everything you could need at great prices. They separate school shopping lists by grade level on their website, and even have sections for snacks and sanitation supplies as well.

Lenovo Chromebook 14″ HD Display

$239.00 $159.00

Lenovo Chromebook, back-to-school sales


Saucony Boys Wind AC Sneaker

saucony boys sneakers, back to school sales


Crayola Broad Line Art Markers 10-Pack

$2.99 $0.98

Crayola broad line art markets, back to school shopping


3. Get Essential School Supplies at Staples From $0.97

For me, back-to-school shopping season meant a trip to Staples. They’ve got everything you need from binders to notebooks, backpacks and even tech. It’s all being offered at stunningly low prices, some items as much as 60% off. If you’ve got multiple kids to shop for and a long list of required supplies from teachers, this is the place to save with awesome budget buys.

Staples Standard 1/2″ 3-Ring Binder

60% OFF
Staples binder, back to school sales


Staples 1-Subject Notebook

78% OFF
staples 1-subject notebook, back to school sales


Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones

$299.00 $249.00

Bose quietcomfort headphones, back to school sales


4. Save Up to 36% on Kids Devices, Clothes and Supplies From Amazon

As always, Amazon has fantastic deals on all things back-to-school, from supplies to kids clothing, backpacks and other key supplies. They’ve separated their deals based on grade level to make shopping as easy as possible for parents, and have bulk deals designed for teachers as well.

Read More: The Best Amazon Deals to Shop Now

Kids Kindle Edition

$109.99 $69.99

Kindle kids editionBuy: Kindle Kids Edition $69.99


Echo Dot 4th Generation Kids Edition

Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids

Buy: Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids $59.99


Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Marker Set

$10.49 $6.88

expo dry erase market set, back to school shopping

Buy: Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Marker Set $6.88


5. Get Select Macs and iPad Models With Education Pricing + Free AirPods From Apple

Apple is offering education pricing on select Mac and iPad models including the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro, the iMac, Mac Mini, iPad Pro and iPad Air. You can trade in and save old models and all of them come with 20% off Apple Care protection plans. You also get free AirPods with your purchase of eligible products, and they’ve got discounts on Apple Arcade, Apple Music and Apple TV+.

Apple 13-Inch MacBook Air

Apple Macbook Air, back to school sales


Apple iPad Pro

Apple iPad Pro Kids Laptop


6. Save Hundreds on Laptops, Monitors and Accessories from HP

HP is offering up to hundreds of dollars off their top-rated laptops for college students, monitors, desktop computers and more. You can also save up to 35% at the HP Education Store. RIght now, you can save up to $150 on their HP Pavilion Convertible laptop that shifts from a computer to a tablet in seconds and comes with a 15.6″ screen and Bang & Olufsen speakers.

HP Pavilion x360 Convertible Laptop

$749.99 $599.99

HP Pavilion Convertible, back to school sales


HP Chromebook x360

$619.99 $539.99

HP Chromebook laptops, back to school sales


HP X27i 2K Gaming Monitor + Wireless Headset Bundle

HP Gaming monitor + headset bundle


7. Get Trendy Essentials For Back-to-School From Nike

Nike isn’t offering any major discounts, but their gear is still the definition of cool for kids going back to school. Grab a new backpack, sweatshirt or pair of kicks and give your kid the gift of confidence walking into school on that first day.

Nike Classic Kids’ Backpack

Nike kids' backpack, back to school sales


Nike Air Force 1 Crater Flyknit

Nike air force 1 crater flyknit, back to school sales


Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Big Girls’ Hoodie

Nike sportswear club fleece, back to school sales


8. Shop the Latest Kids’ Styles From Levi’s

Levi’s is also not offering any explicit discounts for back-to-school shoppers, but they’ve got the trendiest kids styles built tough and durable to last for many school years to come.

511 Slim Fit Big Boys Performance Jeans

Levi's 511 slim fit big boys performance jeans, back to school shopping


Big Girls 7-16 Girlfriend Overalls

levi's girls overalls, back to school shopping


Big Boys 8-20 Denim Trucker Jacket

levi's boys denim jacket, back to school sales


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