Sep 092016

I always start back-to-school shopping, when Target start their back to school clearance in September.  This worked out especially well for us this year, as we moved across the state abut a week before school started up. target back to school clearance

Up here in north Florida, it seems that Target clearance is just a little bit different in what I’m used to in South Florida. I used to have my pick between five different Target stores, but here there’s about 25 miles to the next Target store. So, despite only being at 50 percent off Target clearance our local Target store was pretty wiped. I did find a few items at 70 percent off in between the 50 percent off clearance. If yu’re looking for back packs and lunch boxes, you can get an extra 10 percent off with the Target Cartwheel app.


I did find some specific items I was looking for including a new pencil pouch and pencil sharpener for our youngest boys, as  a few of the penny deals didn’t last the first month of school. Next year, we have one son starting middle school and one starting high school so it’s going to be a different ballgame for sure. Still, at least now I have an idea of what our son starting middle school will be needing, including a big binder.

target back to school clearance


Our Target School Supply Clearance Deals:

2″ Binder on clearance at $3.99

3 x 5 pack dry erase markers on clearance at $0.93 (org.  $3.12)

5 Pack Plastic Portfolios on clearance at $1.21

Compass and protractor set on Target clearance at $0.98

Zip It Googly 3 Ring Pouch on Target back to school clearance at $1.48 (Org. $4.99)

Yoobi Pencil Sharpener on clearance at $0.98

Elmer’s Big Glue Stick on Target clearance at $1.18

3 x 300 sheet Post It Cubes on Target back to school clearance at $2.24



Minus $1.28 Target gift card from last shopping trip


Tax $1.25

Total out of pocket $19.30

Total saved $29.97


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  2 Responses to “Target Back To School Supply Clearance – 50-70% Off”

  1. I had no idea that Target did school clearance. I figured they would just pack it up for next year. I’ll have to check my local store!

  2. Janet the school supply clearance has a tendency to vanish quickly, and Target wants to get the Halloween and Christmas stuff in instead, so it is easy to miss the sale.

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