The most expensive backpacks for school are not always the best while cheap backpacks may have high quality. When we step into the backpack shop, we shall focus on its quality and whether it is fit for us or not.
Most middle school and high school student carry about 4 or 5 textbooks. So the backpack shall not be small. Standard backpacks for school will typically provide for under 2,000 cubic inches of stowage. Other larger backpacks usually carry about 4 or 5 textbooks, several binders, a laptop computer, gym clothes, and lunch. These larger backpacks for school are typically equipped with lots or organizer compartments, over-size pockets, and even special compartments to hold an MP3 player or a cell phone.
After considering its capability, we shall pay attention to its material. The best of the best material is a light but strong 630-denier ripstop nylon or Cordura® fabric. Make sure the backpack has two padded, curved straps that conform easier to the body. A waist belt will also help to spread the weight of the backpack around to the hips and waist. A backpack with wheels is an option for students and commuters who may have to walk long distances. Wheeled backpacks typically cost more than traditional backpacks for school.
Backpacks for school need to have compression straps which tighten and hold the load steady and closer to the body. These handy straps will actually make the backpack a bit lighter by keeping the load closer to the body. Backpacks designed to carry a laptop computer need to have additional padding or a special padded compartment that holds the laptop computer. Make sure the backpack will hold either a 15-inch or 17-inch laptop computer. A 17-inch laptop usually require a larger backpack.
Other things to consider when deciding on a backpack for school or commuting are a snug fit against the back, additional pockets and compartments for special needs, and overall water resistance. There are lots of backpacks for school available online for some really good prices, especially if purchasing an item on sale.
In my opinion, purchase the best backpack for school may actually save money and time in the long run.