The National School Supply Lists Directory at is the largest and most accessible school supply lists directory

Right in the midst of the busy back-to-school shopping season, hit a major milestone by surpassing 650,000 school supply lists in its National School Supply Lists Directory, making it the largest and most active school supply lists directory available to teachers and parents today. and its National School Supply Lists Directory act as a simple, centralized protocol for back-to-school supply lists. Teachers use the free, online service to create, post and share digital school supply lists with parents via social media, school websites, eNewsletters, email and more. Parents, using their devices, can then view the list as they shop.

“School supply lists are a true driving force behind the back-to-school shopping season, yet for decades they have been handled in an archaic way with paper lists being sent home after the school year starts,” said Tim Sullivan, founder of “By improving the way schools disseminate these lists and how parents can access them, we are solving a problem and making the process easier for all. Approximately 52 million parents will be shopping back-to-school deals, and many of them will be using as a tool to find what they need.”

To see if your child’s school supply list is live on the site, go to and click the “Find a List” button on the top navigation. Enter your zip code, find your child’s school and then their teacher’s list. If your teacher’s list is not yet posted, tell your teacher about Not only is it both free and easy for teachers to use, just by posting lists teachers can enter to win prizes including money and free supplies for their classroom.

With support from trusted back-to-school brands like Elmer’s, Kleenex, Mead and now BIC, and tens of thousands of PTOs and PTAs nationwide, as well as national partners the NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals) and the NAEOP (National Association of Educational Office Professionals), the National School Supply Lists Directory already houses the largest collection of current school supply lists available anywhere. More than 30,000 schools already have lists posted on the site.

For a complete look at or to easily post or find lists, visit

About and the National School Supply Lists Directory
Launched in 2012 by the parent involvement experts at School Family Media, Inc., is the largest and fastest-growing web service connecting parents to their kids’ school supply and teacher wish lists. Completely free for all, is making Back-to-School easier, faster and smarter for parents, teachers, schools and all those who have to find and use these lists every school year. is committed to encouraging and helping teachers and parents to work together to make classrooms great for students


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