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2015 Backpack Index


The annual Huntington Bank Backpack Index shows the cost of equipping K-12 public school students for the 2015-2016 school year will increase nearly 10% for high school students and could cost families with more than one child in elementary, middle or high school as much as $3,000 for school supplies and activity fees.

According to the Huntington Bank Backpack Index, parents can expect to pay:

  • $649 for elementary school children, a 1% increase compared to 2014
  • $941 for middle school children, a 2.5% jump compared to 2014
  • $1,402 for high school students, a more than 9% increase compared to 2014

For tips on how to save money this school year, click here

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