Where To Buy Supplies For Back To School

Written by JCFamilies

Where To Buy Supplies For Back To School

The back-to-school season is coming up and can be stressful but exciting! This is when you must stock up on all the necessary supplies to return to school. This is the time to pick up everything your child needs, from stationery, books, updated wardrobe, and more. Therefore, we created this guide on where to buy supplies for this back-to-school season.

Target - Big Box Store in Jersey City

Target is a great place to shop in-person and online, with many options and great price points. They have many options, from stationery, clothing, electronics, lunch supplies, and teacher supplies. With most orders, you can get two-day shipping or in-store pickup.


Multiple Locations Near Jersey City 

Walmart is an excellent option if you are looking for affordable school supplies. You will find everything from books, crayons, water paints, folders, backpacks, and more. You can shop in-store, order online, or pick up in-store too.

613 Washington Blvd, Jersey City

Staples, 701 NJ-440 Space 16, Jersey City, NJ 07304, USA

Staples is the one-stop shop for your primary school supplies. Staples sells school and office accessories all year long. Whether shopping in person or online, you will find a vast inventory for all ages. Everything from notebooks, crayons, markers, highlighters, backpacks, tablets, and more. They currently have a 20% off on Crayola. You can also earn 20%* back for local teachers every time you shop with Classroom Rewards – for a limited time.

Best Buy

125 18th St, Jersey City

Best Buy is the best spot to check out when finding the best tech for school. Schoolwork often calls for laptops, tablets, and other tech items. You will find the best tech options created for students, and student deals with significant discounts on certain tech items. You can shop online or visit the store directly. They also have a pickup option.

Five Below

125 18th St, Jersey City

Five Below is another creation budget-friendly option for back-to-school supplies. Stock up on everything back to school from the five below: notebooks, folders, pens, and pencils. You can also find backpacks, clothes, and more! Everything is $5 or less, so you can stock up many back-to-school items.


Amazon has been your go-to for many items, including back-to-school supplies. It has a designated section for school supplies, so you won’t be disappointed. They have everything from books, notebooks, pencils, crayons, tablets, other tech items, and lots more.

Dollar Tree

3000 John F. Kennedy Blvd Ste 101, Jersey City

We love budget-friendly options for back-to-school supplies, and Dollar Tree is great. Every item is $1 (or less) at your local Dollar Tree! So you can stock up on notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, folders, markers, highlighters, and more.


40 Mall Dr. E, Jersey City

Kohls’s is a great option to get all your back-to-school supplies, especially clothes, shoes, and backpacks. . They have a wide variety of back-to-school items, with many different options and designs available, including school uniforms, bags, and school lunch boxes, so you can be sure you’ll find the correct item needed for your day at school. You can shop in-store, shop online, or pick up.

WORD Bookstore

29 McWilliams Pl, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Around Hamilton Park, WORD is an excellent option for kids’ educational books. This small independent bookstore is full of unique gift items, and community-forward reads for all ages, but their kid’s collection is fantastic! You can order for pick up or delivery and browse the store.

Updated August 8th, 2022

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