On average, parents of K-12 students are expected to spend just over $848 per household on supplies. The biggest jump in spending this year is expected to come from electronics and clothing.

## How much does the average student spend on school supplies each year?

That means parents are focused on equipping their kids with back-to-school supplies. On average, parents expect to spend **about $529 per student** this year, up slightly from last year, according to Deloitte’s 2020 back-to-school survey that polled 1,200 parents with school-aged children.

## What is the average cost of school supplies and fees for a high school student?

These numbers are a significant jump from 2018-2019, when the Huntington Index predicted families would pay $637 for elementary children, $941 for middle school children, and **$1,355** on high school students for school supplies and related costs.

## How much does the average student spend on notebooks?

But for the most part, the average was **around $60**. Few families could slide away for less than $50 — again, not including items like clothing, shoes and backpacks.

## How much do parents spend on back-to-school?

The National Retail Federation estimates that families will spend an **average of $849** on back-to-school items, almost $60 more than last year, when people rushed to set up classrooms at home. College students and their families are expected to spend an average of $1,200.

## How much money do parents spend on school supplies each year?

On average, parents of K-12 students are expected to spend just **over $848 per household** on supplies. The biggest jump in spending this year is expected to come from electronics and clothing.

## How much do schools spend on paper per year?

Printing costs represent one of the greatest expenses for schools, after staffing. The average school will spend **between $30,000 and $50,000** on paper alone, expending almost 6 million sheets of paper per year. That is before considering the bill for printing consumables, such as equipment and toner.

## How much do you spend on back to school clothes 2019?

Families are expected to spend an **average of $697** on back-to-school shopping for their children in elementary through high school, according to the National Retail Federation.

## How much should I pay for a school laptop?

On **average**, **college** kids are willing to shell out an **average** of $761.32 on a new computer for **school**. On the high end, 8 percent of students looked into products with $1,500 plus price tags and 13 percent were looking at devices between $1,200 and $1,500.

## How much money does the average person spend on clothes per month?

The Cost of Looking Good

Average monthly clothing expenses are **about $134** (that’s $1,604 per year).