How Much Will You Spend on Back-to-School Shopping?

A recent survey says 67 percent of parents in America plan to spend more than $100 per child on back-to-school shopping this year.

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This post was written by Akiko Oda.

With July coming to a close, back-to-school shopping is once again on the radar for many Bellevue parents. (First day of school for Bellevue School District students is Tuesday, Sept. 3.) 

But how much are you willing to spend on new school supplies, clothes and electronics?

A recent survey found that 67 percent of parents in America with school-aged children plan to spend more than $100 per child on back-to-school shopping this year, according to Offers.com.

Here's the breakdown of the survey results:

  • 21 percent will spend $1-$100
  • 22 percent will spend $101-$200
  • 21percent will spend $201-$300
  • 8 percent will spend $301-$400
  • 16 percent will spend more than $400
  • 4 percent won't spend anything
  • 8 percent are not sure what they are spending
How much do you plan on spending for back-to-school shopping this year? Tell us in the comments below. 

The survey also revealed that majority of the parents plan to do their shopping in stores, rather than online.


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