Your guide to back to school 2019 in NYC

Head back to school in style with neat gear and excellent after-school programs

Courtesy Queens Public Library

The party's over, NYC. Summer's over and it's time to hit the books! 

Let our back to school 2019 guide help your kids make the most out of the new term. Explore exciting after-school programs, stock up on free school supplies for kids and make killer lunches that your little ones will devour. Don't worry Mom and Dad, we've got you covered!

Although youngsters might be bummed about the end of vacation and sleepaway camp, there's certainly a lot to look forward to once Sept 5 (the first day of class) rolls around. As autumn approaches, don't forget to browse our guide to the best fall activities for kids, like apple picking near NYC!

Good luck young scholars! 

Kids' back to school guide

NYC School Calendar 2019–2020
Things to do

NYC School Calendar 2019–2020

After-school programs in NYC
Things to do

After-school programs in NYC

Free school supplies for kids in NYC
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Free school supplies for kids in NYC

Best school uniform stores in NYC
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Best school uniform stores in NYC

Rockets of Awesome Pop-Up
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Rockets of Awesome Pop-Up

Best school supply stores in NYC
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Best school supply stores in NYC

Back-to-school tips for families
Things to do

Back-to-school tips for families

Best lunch box ideas the school year
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Best lunch box ideas the school year

Back-to-school books for kids
Things to do

Back-to-school books for kids

Best book clubs for kids in NYC
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Best book clubs for kids in NYC

Back to school gear

Best backpacks for back to school
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Best backpacks for back to school

Cute back-to-school supplies for kids
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Cute back-to-school supplies for kids