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School Supplies

Start off the year right with the proper school supplies.

Getting Ready for the School Year

Help With School Supplies

If you need help getting school supplies for your child, contact your school and ask to speak to their counseling department.

Middle and High School Supplies

Supply lists for middle and high school students vary widely from school to school and class to class.

Students are encouraged to bring paper and something to write with on the first day of school.

Elementary Supplies

Below is a suggested list of school supplies for elementary students. Please be sure to check with your school for specific supply lists

Kindergarten

1 box facial tissue
24 pencils (#2 )
1 box crayons (24-count)
1 bottle white glue
4 glue sticks
1 pair rounded scissors
2 pocket folders (with brads)
4 pink erasers
1 box colored pencils
2 wide-lined spiral notebooks
1 box washable markers

First Grade

1 box facial tissue
24 pencils (#2)
1 box crayons (24-count)
4 bottle white glue
1 pair rounded scissors
5 pocket folders (with brads)
2 pink erasers
1 box colored pencils
4 wide-lined spiral notebooks
1 box watercolors
1 glue stick
1 zipper bag or school box
1 package water-based markers

Second Grade

1 box facial tissue
24 pencils (#2)
1 24-count box crayons
2 bottles white glue
2 glue sticks
1 pair sharp scissors
6 pocket folders (with brads)
1 pink eraser
1 box colored pencils
1 box watercolors
6 wide-lined spiral notebooks
2 packages wide-lined paper
1 package water-based markers
1 ruler

Third Grade

1 box facial tissue
24 pencils (#2)
1 box crayons (24-count)
1 bottle white glue
1 pair sharp scissors
4 pocket folders (with brads)
1 pink eraser
6 spiral notebooks
1 package wide-lined paper
2 glue sticks
1 zipper bag
1 package water-based markers
1 yellow highlighter
1 ruler
2 checking pencils (red)

Fourth Grade

1 box facial tissue
24 pencils (#2)
1 box crayons (24-count)
1 bottle white glue
1 pair pointed scissors
6 pocket folder (with brads)
1 pink eraser
1 box colored pencils
2 checking pencils (red)
4 spiral notebooks
2 packages wide-lined notebook paper
4 glue sticks
1 zipper bag or school box
1 package water-base marker
4 red pens
1 ruler
1 protractor
1 compass
1 pencil sharpener

Fifth Grade

1 box facial tissue
24 pencils (#2)
1 box crayons (24-count)
1 bottle white glue
1 pair sharp scissors
6 pocket folders (with brads)
2 pink eraser
1 box colored pencils
1 box watercolors
4 wide-lined spiral notebooks
4 packages paper (wide-lined)
2 glue sticks
1 zipper bag or school box
2 red pens
1 package water-based markers
4 erasable pens (black or blue)
1 ruler
1 protractor
1 compass

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