Back To School Supplies List (Good Buy and Stock Up Prices for 2015)

Back to school stock up prices 2015

Have you gotten your Back To School Supplies List yet?  When buying Back To School Supplies sometimes it can get confusing trying to figure out what is a good price for all the items you need.

I’ve created this Back To School Supplies List to help.  It has 47 of the most commonly needed supplies.  Next to each I have put the price point where you should buy the item.  Then to the right of that I put the stock up price.  When an item reaches that price grab a few extra to store for a rainy day.  Or even better donate them to a school or organization near you who can distribute then to those who need them.

Once you know what you should pay for items you can check out my Back To School Sales 2015 page (coming soon!) to find the best deals at nationwide locations.

Look for the items that fall into the price range on the Back to School Supplies List and you will know exactly when to buy.  The way to save the most for school is not to buy everything in one trip but spread it out over the summer.

Deals run all throughout July and August (except back packs which generally have the best sales AFTER school starts).

Remember that prices vary by area so yours might be a bit higher or a bit lower.  I got these prices from multiple websites and through my own experience.

Here is a list of Good Sale/Stock Up Prices for 2015.  If you want to take it with you to the store check out the Printable Version of the Back To School Supplies List.

School Supply ItemQuantity/SizeGood Sale PriceStock Up Price
Baby Wipes72 Count$1.50$1.00
Binder (3 Ring- 1 inch)1 Count$1.00$0.50
Clorox Wipes35 Count$2.00$1.50
Composition Notebook (One Subject)1 Count$0.33$0.17
Composition Notebook (Three Subject)1 Count$1.44$0.75
Composition Notebook (Five Subject)1 Count$3.00$1.50
Colored Pencils (Other)12 Count$0.50$0.40
Crayola Colored Pencils12 Count$0.75$0.50
Crayola Crayons24 Count$0.25$0.15
Crayola Markers8 Count$0.75$0.50
Crayola Washable Markers8 Count$1.50$0.97
Crayola Washable Paint Sets1 Count$1.50$1.00
Crayons- Other Brands12 Count$0.40$0.25
Erasers (Pink/White)2 Count$0.33$0.25
Erasers (Cap Multipack)10 Count$0.45$0.25
Expo Dry Erase Markers4 Count$2.00$1.50
Folder (2 pocket)1 Count$0.10$0.05
Folder (3 prong)1 Count$0.25$0.10
Glue- White (Elmers)8 oz$0.33$0.25
Glue- White (Other)1 Count$0.25$0.20
Glue Sticks (Elmers)2 Count$0.33$0.25
Glue Sticks (Other)2 Count$0.40$0.20
Graph Paper500 Count$11.50$7.00
Hand Sanitizer8 oz$2.00$1.50
Highlighters (Multi-Pack)2 Count$1.00$0.50
Highlighters (Single)1 Count$0.35$0.25
Index Cards100 Count$0.33$0.20
Kleenex (Single)1 Count$0.75$0.50
Markers (Dry Erase)4 Count$2.00$1.50
Notebook Paper (Narrow Ruled)200 Sheets$0.99$0.50
Notebook Paper (Wide Ruled)200 Sheets$0.99$0.50
Paper (Copy/Print)500 Sheets$2.75$2.00
Pencil Box1 Count$1.00$0.50
Pencils (Mechanical)8 Count$0.75$0.50
Pencils (Yellow #2)20 Count$0.75$0.50
Pencil Sharpener1 Count$0.25$0.15
Pens (Black/Blue BIC)10 Count$0.50$0.25
Pens (Pilot Gel Pens)10 Count$2.00$1.50
Pens (Other Brand Blue/Black)10 Count$0.40$0.20
Pens (Red)10 Count$0.50$0.25
Post It Notes1 Count$0.50$0.40
Ruler 12"1 Count$0.20$0.15
Scissors- Kids1 Count$0.75$0.40
Tabbed Dividers5-8 Count$0.75$0.50
Tape (Multipack)3 Count$0.75$0.50
Tape (Singles)1 Count$0.65$0.40
Wite Out1 Count$0.75$0.50

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  1. Evelyn says

    Thank you for doing this list of school supplies. I never know if I am getting a good deal or not. Now I will know. Thanks again