Top Ten Most Needed School Supplies


The Top Ten

1 Pencil

Pencils are always needed for school. If you don't have one, you'll be like "! Someone, I need a pencil to take this test" or something like that. That is why you need a pencil

I hated sixth grade because I had so many pencils and then people would ask form them all the time I'm like no get your own.

Totally and it's stupid asking people every day for a pencil where you buy one at the Dollar Store for a dollar and then sharpen it. Duh! - JaysTop10List

You always end up borrowing pencils and it's better to just keep your own

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2 Brains

You would probably be dead without brains. They are very important for school. You need Brain(s) - CALLOFDUTY,BITCH

How would get to school in the first place without it? How did you even go through your entire life? - Persian

How would you even make it to school if you didn't have brains? You wouldn't even be alive. So, I think this is obvious. - The_Personage

What's a brain? - MrZebra24

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3 Paper

I almost always carry scrap paper along with pencils and tin foil in my pockets.

Hey, I have to survive plus I probably will get stranded on my bike if I get into an accident since my phone don't work and people are often jerks.

Paper is more important than a pencil. You could just use things like pens and crayons a substitutes. - MrLoser

Of course you need paper. Where else are you going to write at? The desk? - JaysTop10List

I mean you can A) ask a teacher for a piece of paper or B) you can get a whiteboard so you do or don’t need paper

4 Folder

Bootiful neat way of keeping stuff organized

5 Notebooks

Notebooks are essential! No notes mean you can't study... If you can't study you fail, if you fail you don't go to college if you don't go to college your not smart, if your not smart you can't get a job, if you can't get a job you wont have money, if you don't have money you starve, if you starve you get super skinny, if your super skinny you become ugly, if your ugly nobody will love you, if nobody loves you you become sad, if your sad it soon leadd to depression, and depression leads to death!

If you didn't have notebooks, you couldn't write stuff down. And then you couldn't study it, and then you'd fail.

Person below: I don't study, and even if I did I'd have my textbooks or lined paper in my binder.

U could just have paper or, a phone, a smart board, or this tablet I have that is like a board but it won't erase intill u press this button, I mean there are lots of things u could use to write on

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6 Eraser

Well if you don't have erasers then you would have to pay attention

7 Backpack

A backpack is VERY important because if you have to carry a whole bunch of textbooks home with your bare hands, you'll end up very tired. A backpack... all you need to do and put your stuff in and then put the handles on your back. Simple! - JaysTop10List

Backpacks. What else will you carry your stuff in?

I can just carry my stuff, or put it in my bike bags. (I bike to school) seriously caring your own personally book, lunch book, binder and HW folder and phone isn't hard.


8 Pen

We use these all of the time

9 Scissors

How else can you cut someone? I'm JUST KIDDING

10 Crayons

Only if you're in elementary school. In middle school, high school, and college, you either use them for projects or your own personal enjoyment.

These are for pre-k

I don't use crayons at school, why? Because there not on the stationary list

Crayons are terrible - slocc

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The Newcomers

? Diary

I wrecking you need a diary to keep track of what’s on

The Contenders

11 Ruler

I use a protractor because it has the protractor and a ruler too! (Mine Also has a compass too but that's not common.)

I need rulers like crazy but I do not have one I makes me unhappy

12 Highlighters

High liter are great. I use them for emphasis and just color coding homework titles. Then only cost about a dollar and y'all, they are GREAT😂

13 Markers
14 Text Books

Text Books are arguably more important than pencils. If pencils didn't exist, we could just use pens or something like that.

You need textbooks for learning without electronics

At my school, we don't really use textbooks - MrZebra24

Is good

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15 Staples
16 Calculator
17 Computer

Why do you need a textbook if you have a computer? Everything is electronic nowadays.

18 Planner

A planner so that you can know what homework you have that night and when you have tests

19 Headphones

Lol no one listens to their iPod or Phone in school but you have headphones when you are on a computer sometimes.


20 Sharpener
21 Mechanical Pencils

Why these so low

They are good.

22 Binder
23 Rubber Bands

Always cause mischief with these!

24 Combination Lock

'Tis not used in school

25 Phone

These are usually banned in schools

26 Sanitizer

Honestly, hand sanitizer is the only thing that gets me through school. Do y'all know how many germs y'all pick up in a day. It is nasty😬 And it only cost like a buck at the dollar market. If you get from Bath and Body Works then it's like 1.75.

27 Four Pen
28 Sticky Notes

They make it so that you can be lazy and don’t have to haul around a planner. Hehehehehehe...

29 Pencil Box

Where do u put your stuff?

30 Glue
31 Colored Pencils
32 Pencil Holder

I don't get these things. All I need is a gel pen, a pencil, and eraser, a sharpener and maybe some mechanical pencils in case my sharpener brakes. I can ahold stuff.

You need this to keep track of your pencils or else yo lose them!

33 Expo Markers

A lot of teacher go through these fast. They are Greatly appreciated when donated

What Else Would You Use To Wright On The White Board?

34 Composition Book
35 Dividers
36 School Uniform

If you go to a school where you have to wear a school uniform, this might as well be on the list!

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