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Going back to class means being prepared with the essentials. School backpacks help keep students of all ages organized, providing a means of transporting textbooks, notebooks and accessories back and forth. Many have built-in comfort features and materials that can stand up to the daily demand. Shoppers at Staples can find backpacks in a variety of colors and styles from top brands such as Jansport, Disney and Benrus.

Organizational Features Keep Necessities Within Reach
Most black backpacks for school come with a wide array of small and large pockets and technology sleeves. Utility pouches usually have a built-in organizer to hold writing utensils, calculators, rulers and other small necessities. Laptops, tablets and smartphones require an additional layer of protection to protect against accidental drops, shocks and bumps. Side mesh pockets make it easy to keep cool drinks within reach and some backpacks come with key fobs to keep house and car keys secure throughout the day.

Comfortable Designs Promote Proper Posture
Comfort is a must, especially for higher grade-level students who have more materials to carry home each day. Padded back panels and straps provide additional cushioning, and ergonomic shoulder straps help distribute weight evenly across the body to prevent neck, shoulder and back strain.

Multiple Colors and Patterns Add a Fun Touch to School Backpacks
Shoppers can find rolling backpacks for school in nearly any color scheme from pastel hues to bright, bold colors that command attention. Many also come in modern or geometric patterns for students who want to add a little more pizzazz to the school day. For younger students, character leather backpacks create a good way to break the ice and make new friends with similar interests.

What Are the Different Types of Straps on School Backpacks?
Backpacks come with either one or two shoulder straps. S-curve straps have an ergonomic design that helps increase comfort by evenly distributing weight. Some have straight-cut straps with cushioned padding, while others have a sternum strap that helps stabilize the weight. Most also have a web haul handle located at the top of the bag to offer an additional carrying option. Adjustable straps make it easy to get just the right fit.

How Do You Choose Backpacks for School that Fit?
Since laptop backpacks come in several sizes, it's essential to choose one that fits you or your child appropriately to avoid any strain. Carefully measure the length of the torso, and look for bags that fall within that range. They usually come with adjustable straps so you can set it at the right carrying height to promote proper posture.

Can You Use the Technology Sleeve with Any Device?
Yes, as long as the device fits within the sleeve it'll benefit from the added protection the sleeve offers. Choose an appropriate size backpack that fits your device, particularly for laptops which have a greater variation in sizes than tablets and smartphones. Shoppers can find options that fit laptops measuring up to 17 inches, for those that need to transport their devices to and from school. Add new school backpacks to your children's school supplies list.
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JanSport Cool Student Backpack, Grey Letterman Poly (JS0A2SDD3CL)
Item: 2571750 / Model : JS0A2SDD3CL
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  • Durable 600 Denier Polyester in black with vegan leather accents offers classic style that's compatible to your modern life
  • Comfort doesn't take a backseat with ergonomic s-curve shoulder straps and fully padded back panel
  • Overall Dimensions: 17.5"H x 13"W x10"D
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JanSport Digital Student Backpack, Shadow Chevron (JS00T69D35Q)
Item: 2571751 / Model : JS00T69D35Q
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  • Removable 15 inch laptop sleeve fits into a dedicated laptop compartment
  • Dynamic electronics organizer with a stretch fit pocket fits a 10" tablet
  • Ergonomic S-curve shoulder straps
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Wonder Woman Backpack (B17WV35173-ST)
Item: 2581889 / Model : B19WW41308-ST
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  • Padded Back & Straps
  • gold braided lasso zipper pull
  • measures 16" x 12" x 5"
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SumacLife Light Weight School Laptop Backpack, Black Gray (PT_NBKLEA472_NS)
Item: 24357387 / Model : PT_NBKLEA472_NS
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  • Material: Nylon
  • Large main compartment. Padded adjustable shoulder straps.
  • Exterior dimensions: 16.18in x 13in
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Thule® Stravan Laptop Daypack, Dark Shadow
Item: 2072440 / Model : 3203395
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  • Water-resistant 500D nylon in dark shadow and black offers durability in a classic silhouette that's ready when you are
  • Base compression straps secure a jacket or yoga mat
  • Dimensions: 17.7"H x 12.4"W x 12"D
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High Sierra Loop Aquamarine Polyester Backpack (53646-0783)
Item: 24093556 / Model : 53646-0783
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  • Dedicated media pocket Premium organizer with multiple pockets and key fob
  • Large, multi-compartment design Attach extra gear with monster hook and bottom straps Adjustable side compression straps Mesh beverage pockets Yoke-style, S-shaped, padded Vapel™ mesh shoulder straps with Suspension System and integrated media pocket Primary padded back panel
  • Dedicated TECH SPOT™ tablet computer sleeve (12.5 x 11 x 0.75 in.)
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JanSport Superbreak Signature Purple
Item: 2571749 / Model : T50131D
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  • 600 Denier Polyester Is Ideal For Sublimated Graphics And Prints
  • Padded Back Panel With Straight Cut Padded Shoulder Straps
  • Overall Dimensions" 16"H X 13"W X 8.5"D
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Jansport Superbreak, Forge Grey
Item: 159245 / Model : T5016XD
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  • Padded shoulder straps and back panel protect your back against strain
  • Front utility pocket for essentials and key ring for secure key storage
  • Lifetime guarantee
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Jansport Superbreak Backpack, 16.7" x 13" x 8.5", Blue Streak (JS00T5015CS)
Item: 1558079 / Model : JS00T5015CS
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  • One large main compartment
  • Padded shoulder straps and back panel protect your back against strain
  • 2/3 padded back panel for cushioning comfort
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JanSport Cool Student Backpack, Swedish Lace (JS0A2SDD0L0)
Item: 2581875 / Model : JS0A2SDD0L0
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  • Durable 600 Denier Polyester in black with vegan leather accents offers classic style that's compatible to your modern life
  • Zippered front utility and stash pockets keep all of your essentials organized right when you need them
  • Overall Dimensions: 17.5"H x 13"W x10"D
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Despicable Me Double Trouble Backpack (B18DL36815-ST)
Item: 2581891 / Model : B18DL36815-ST
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  • Padded Back & Straps
  • 2 side mesh pockets
  • measures 16" x 12" x 5"
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JanSport Cool Student Backpack, Bleached Denim
Item: 2605082 / Model : JS0A2SDD0GX
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  • Blend Of 600 Denier And Synthetic Leather Give This Bag A Very Classic Look And Feel
  • Ergonomic S-Curve Shoulder Straps
  • Overall Dimensions" 17.5"H X 13"W X10"D
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Staples Sixteen 60 18" Backpack, Navy (52402)
Item: 2605200 / Model : 52402
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  • 600-denier polyester
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps to ensure comfort
  • Interior mesh compartments for organizing pens and tech accessories
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Staples Newbury Quilted Backpack with Tassel, Black (51035)
Item: 2605185 / Model : 52414
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  • Black Faux Leather
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Padded adjustable shoulder straps
48.49 $48.49
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Perry Ellis M200 Business Laptop Backpack
Item: 2608527 / Model : PE-BP-200-BK
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  • Laptop backpack made of 1680 denier ballistic nylon and bartack sewing at all stress points for long lasting durability.
  • Full opening, quick access laptop compartment that fits up to most 15" laptops.
  • Padded tablet sleeve.
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Staples Newbury Rucksack Backpack with Studs, Black (52416)
Item: 2605191 / Model : 52416
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  • Black Faux Leather
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Padded adjustable shoulder straps
39.99 $39.99
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Staples Windsor Backpack, Black and White Floral Pattern (52426)
Item: 2605182 / Model : 52426
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  • Canvas material
  • White and black floral pattern
  • Multiple interior and exterior compartments
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SumacLife Light Weight School Laptop Backpack, Black Green (PT_NBKLEA475_NS)
Item: 24357379 / Model : PT_NBKLEA475_NS
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  • Material: Nylon
  • Large main compartment. Padded adjustable shoulder straps.
  • Exterior dimensions- 16.18in x 13in
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SumacLife Light Weight School Laptop Backpack, Black Pink (PT_NBKLEA474_NS)
Item: 24357384 / Model : PT_NBKLEA474_NS
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  • Material: Nylon
  • Large main compartment. Padded adjustable shoulder straps.
  • Exterior dimensions: 16.18in x 13in
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SumacLife Light Weight School Laptop Backpack, Black Red (PT_NBKLEA476_NS)
Item: 24357389 / Model : PT_NBKLEA476_NS
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  • Material: Nylon
  • Large main compartment. Padded adjustable shoulder straps.
  • Exterior dimensions: 16.18in x 13in
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Marmot Mendocino Pack, Waxed Field Brown
Item: 2621786 / Model : 24100-7202
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  • Outdoorinspired pack for urban creatures
  • Padded laptop sleeve protects computer
  • Front organizer with key clip
52.39 $52.39
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Marmot Kid's Arbor Pack, Green Spice/Deep Purple
Item: 2621487 / Model : 23490-4626
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  • Padded laptop sleeve fits most 15" computers
  • Internal organizer with key clip and two external water bottle pockets
  • Large main compartment and zippered pocket with organizer and key clip
36.19 $36.19
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Staples Kids Backpack 16" Foxes
Item: 2605193 / Model : 51031
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  • 600D polyester with fox fashion patterns
  • Padded adjustable shoulder straps
  • Front zipper pocket
19.99 $19.99
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Staples Brown Rucksack Backpack with Studs (51039)
Item: 2605190 / Model : 51039
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  • Brown Faux Leather
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • Padded adjustable shoulder straps
29.49 $29.49
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