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You Won't Believe The Average Cost Of Supplying A High Schooler

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The price of back to school shopping is rising.

According to a new survey, parents will spend an average of $669 and 28 cents on clothes, shoes, supplies and electronics.

That's up about 5 percent from last year.

And when you break down those costs by grade, high schoolers will cost you the most.

The average cost for a student in high school is right around $683.

A middle schooler will cost you just over $682.

And if you've got an elementary aged student, you'll pay about $581.

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