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Best Back to School Deals for 2017

Back to school shopping season is here and many deals are available to help your family save on all the required school supplies. We found these deals listed below on US and wanted to share with all of you so you may partake in the savings and deals while shopping for your children’s school supplies. I hope you find this helpful and I hope it helps keep a couple more dollars in your pocket.

Apple July 12 – Sept. 25

Apple runs a new back-to-school promotion every year, rewarding qualifying shoppers with freebies on select purchases. This year, Apple is giving out a free pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones with the purchase of a new Mac computer or iPad Pro. The retailer is also providing special education pricing on select products. The free Beats headphones and education pricing offers are available exclusively to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, plus faculty and staff of all grade levels.


Not to be outdone by Apple, Microsoft is drawing shoppers with its own set of back-to-school deals. Top offers include:

  • 10 percent off Surface devices for eligible students, faculty and staff at universities and colleges.

  • 10 percent off select PCs for eligible students, faculty and staff at universities and colleges.

  • One free year of Office 365 Personal with any Surface Laptop purchase.

Best Buy

As the new school year approaches, Best Buy is offering a series of student-exclusive deals. To access student-only offers, you must create a Best Buy account. Example deals include:

  • $100 off select MacBook and iMac models.

  • $125 off select computers.

  • 10 percent off select Surface devices.

Amazon July 17 – Sept. 6

To celebrate back-to-school season, Amazon is taking up to 80 percent off school essentials. This includes school supplies, kids' apparel, electronics and more.

Target According to Target's website, the retailer has "lowered prices on school supplies all season long." Top offers include:

  • Character backpacks with a lunch bag and pencil pouch starting at $14.

  • School supplies at less than $1, $3, $5 and $10.

  • There are two coupons to save on back-to-school supplies for kids 8/6 – 8/19: receive a $5.00 Target gift card with a school supply purchase of $30.00 or more (text SCHOOL5 to 827438 for the $5.00 coupon, or use promo code: SCHOOL5), or receive a $10.00 Target gift card with a school supplies purchase of $50.00 or more (text SCHOOL10 to 827438 for the $10.00 coupon, or use online promo code: SCHOOL10). It excludes backpacks, lunch bags, household essentials and electronics. Save on all things back to school with new coupons and Cartwheel offers, plus the Target mobile coupon!


To equip shoppers for the school year, Staples is offering store-brand paper, notebooks, pens and other school supplies at 50 cents and $1. These prices are available in stores only.

Kmart July 31 – Aug. 26

This year, Kmart is holding a back-to-school sale on apparel, electronics and school supplies. Noteworthy deals include:

  • Buy one, get one 50 percent off kids' casuals, athletics and fashion boots.

  • Jeans for the whole family, starting at $10.

  • 25 cents for one-subject notebooks.

  • 88 cents for college or wide-ruled 150-sheet filler paper.

  • 50 cents for Elmer's glue (4 ounces).

L.L. Bean Ends Aug. 27

This year, L.L. Bean is treating back-to-school shoppers to savings on backpacks, kids' clothing and more. The sale includes the following offers:

  • 20 percent off backpacks and kids' clothing with promo code KIDS20.

  • Free shipping on all orders.

Old Navy

Old Navy is hosting a "Back to Cool" sale on apparel for youngsters and adults alike. Highlights from the sale include:

  • Up to 50 percent off kids' and baby apparel.

  • Up to 50 percent off adult tops, jeans, shirts and shorts.

  • Jeans from $10.

  • T-shirts from $4.

  • Dresses from $8.

New Balance July 18 – Aug. 5

With the new school year around the corner, New Balance is offering a sale on kids' footwear. Offers include:

  • 15 percent off casual and athletic shoes for boys and girls.

  • Free shipping on orders of more than $125.

Dick's Sporting Goods

Throughout back-to-school season, Dick's Sporting Goods will release deals on back-to-school apparel and gear. Deals may include:

  • $10 Dick's Cash with backpack purchase of $60 or more.

  • $15 off footwear purchase of $69.99 or more.

  • Up to 40 percent off select athletic apparel.

  • Up to 40 percent off select footwear.

  • Buy one, get one 50 percent off select slides and sandals.

  • 25 percent off select football apparel.

  • Up to 25 percent off select footballs, soccer balls and more.

  • Up to 40 percent off select activity trackers and speakers.

Kohl's July 5 – Aug. 31

Kohl's is also doing its part to prepare shoppers for the school year. The retailer's back-to-school sale will feature the following offers:

  • Uniforms starting at less than $10.

  • An extra 20 percent off juniors' and kids' clothing, shoes and backpacks with promo code SCHOOL20.

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