School Supplies

General Guide

Dayton Public Schools offers the following list as a general guide to what school supplies will be required. Please check with your child's individual school for specific items. We also will post school supply lists to each school's website as we receive them.

Backpack or bag
Pack of washable markers
Extra pair of clothes (please label)
Bottle of glue
(3) Clear or white glue sticks
(2) Containers of baby wipes
(4) Large, fat pencils with erasers
Box of 24 crayons
Large eraser
Box of tissue
Box of sandwich-size plastic bags
Pair of blunt scissors

First through third grades
Backpack or bag
School box
Pack of markers (8 count)
Box of colored pencils (12 count)
(3) Packs of #2 pencils (12 count, yellow)
(2) Packs of pencil eraser tops (12 count)
Box of crayons (24 count)
Pair of scissors
(2) Clear or white glue sticks
Bottle of glue
(2) Boxes of tissue
(2) Rolls of paper towels
(2) Twin pocket folders with fasteners
(2) One-subject, wide-rule spiral notebook
Pack of wide-rule, loose-leaf paper

Fourth and fifth grades
(5) Folders – different colors
(3) Composition books
Math protractor
Math compass
Loose-leaf paper
Colored pencils
Pair of scissors
Glue sticks
Graph paper
Pack of markers (8 count)
Small 3-ring binder

Sixth through eighth grades
#2 pencils
Erasers (pencil top)
Lined notebook paper
(3) Spiral notebooks
(2) 3-ring binders
Pack of 3 ½ x 5” note cards
Colored pencils
Highlighter – red pen
Graphing paper
Pair of scissors
Package – 5-tab dividers
(5) Folders – different colors


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