Back-to-School Spending Statistics

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Back-to-School Statistics Amount
Average spent annually on back-to-school supplies (Per student) $634.78
Back-to-School Budget Breakdown Amount
Average spent on clothing and accessories $225
Average spent on computer related equipment $206
Average family budget for back-to-school shoes $110
Average spent on school supplies $86
Where people plan to shop for back-to-school supplies Percent
Discount stores 60.4 %
Shop Online 34.4 %
Traditional department stores 41 %
Back to school Numbers Data
Total number of public schools in the US 98,000
Total number of private schools 30,900
Total number of charter schools 5,300
Number of teachers employed full-time by the public school system 3.3 million
Number of students who will graduate from public high schools this year 3.0 million
Average expenditure per public school student (personnel, benefits, transportation) $11,810 / student
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: NRF, IES
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 4, 2016

Back-to-School Spending Statistics

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