School Supplies

Suggested school supplies for elementary, middle, and high school students. Supply lists vary, so please check with your school and teachers for specific supply lists.

Start off the year right with the proper school supplies.

Middle and High School Supplies

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

Contact your school and teachers for specific supply lists. Students are encouraged to bring paper and something to write with on the first day of school.

Suggested 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 Supplies

  • 1 box facial tissue
  • 24 pencils (#2)
  • 1 box crayons (24-count)
  • 1 bottle white glue
  • 4 glue sticks
  • 1 pair of 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 Supplies

  • 1 box facial tissue
  • 24 pencils (#2)
  • 1 box crayons (24-count)
  • 4 bottle white glue
  • 1 pair of 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 Supplies

  • 1 box facial tissue
  • 24 pencils (#2)
  • 1 24-count box crayons
  • 2 bottles of white glue
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 pair of 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 Supplies

  • 1 box facial tissue
  • 24 pencils (#2)
  • 1 box crayons (24-count)
  • 1 bottle white glue
  • 1 pair of 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 Supplies

  • 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 Supplies

  • 1 box facial tissue
  • 24 pencils (#2)
  • 1 box crayons (24-count)
  • 1 bottle white glue
  • 1 pair of 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

Do You Need Help With School Supplies?

If your child needs school supplies, reach out to their school. You can talk to someone in the office or the school counselor, social worker, family liaison, community school coordinator, as well as your child's teacher. All are willing and able to help.

If you are aren't able to connect with someone at your school regarding school supplies for your child, contact APS Community Clothing Bank at (505) 248-1873 or clothing.bank@aps.edu