Custom School Apparel That Sells

Excited students are lining up to reinvent their school outfits for the next academic year. Now’s the time to create back-to-school apparel and merchandise for your online store.

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Custom School Apparel

Large Product Variety

Find hundreds of high-quality white-label products in the Printify Catalog, from t-shirts and sweaters to hats, backpacks, and more.

Easy to Design

Apply school merch designs on custom apparel templates using Printify’s Mockup Generator.

Vibrant Colors

Partner with expert Print Providers with decades of experience in high-quality apparel printing for bright and highly durable colors.

Custom School Apparel With No Minimum Order

With hundreds of products, enable orders for various school apparel designs without restrictions. Create merchandise for groups to enhance the school spirit or sell individual items on demand. Integrate your school store with Printify to sell with zero order minimums.

Make Custom School Apparel in Three Easy Steps

Printify gives you the freedom to express your design skills and pursue entrepreneurial goals. Create apparel school gear from various styles with the support of print-on-demand experts and intuitive mockup tools. Design your ready-to-order outfit in just three steps:

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Step 1

Sign Up for Printify

Create an account with Printify for free to join our integrated print-on-demand network. Explore our product offers, design tools, and eCommerce partners to streamline your order and selling process. Don’t forget to check out our dedicated guides on all things print-on-demand.

Step 2

Choose School Merch

Choose from over 850 Printify Catalog apparel products – varsity jackets, long-sleeve shirts, sports jerseys, and more. Select a classic look from our list of bestsellers or experiment with more niche offers that benefit your school styles.

Step 3

Apply Your Design

Once you’ve selected a product, click on the product page to view all the manufacturing details and available Print Providers. Then, click Start Designing to move onto the Mockup Generator and upload your design. Click, drag, and size on your preferred product area and save the results.

Design School Merch With Printify

Find the school merch ideas that benefit your unique design and potential audience. We’ve gathered a list of bestselling options in apparel and accessories for the coming school year, whether for teachers, students, or others connected with the academic environment.

A photo of a child smiling and wearing a custom illustrated t-shirt.

T-Shirts and Long Sleeves

T-shirts are among eCommerce’s most versatile and universal products. They offer complete freedom to design, match, and advertise your style. Pick between high-quality wholesale brands consistently producing stellar prints for design versatility, durability, and sales potential.

Children wearing custom hoodies with gaming-related graphic design in bright red and purple.

Hoodies and Sweatshirts

Our hooded sweatshirts, pullover hoodies, and crewneck sweatshirts are a staple of school pride and comfort, creating a casual atmosphere to enhance the everyday school spirit. Hoodies are great premium additions to any online shop, with the potential for high margins throughout the school year.

A girl wearing a custom backpack with abstract multi-color blobs as part of her school apparel.


High school merch is nothing without a custom selection of backpacks. The all-over-print technique allows for multiple design elements with a full wrap-around canvas. Additional features include adjustable shoulder straps, padding, and multiple compartments.

A custom lunch box with abstract art on the lid.

Lunch Bags and Lunch Boxes

Lunch bags have gone through many manufacturing varieties but have consistently maintained their stay as necessary school gear for students. Lunch bags and boxes are a prime target for merchandising with designs that school kids can feel proud of and share with their peers.

A boy wearing a custom hat worn backwards with a team logo.


From baseball hats for team practices to beanies for the winter semester, Printify offers various opportunities to customize headwear. Design school gear with slogans and logos with a front hat print or even embroidered designs to further accentuate your brand.

A girl wearing a custom school soccer uniform with a team logo.

Sportswear and Activewear

Printify offers multiple moisture-wicking jerseys, comfortable athletic shorts, pants, and other active performance-oriented apparel. With high-quality breathable fabrics and custom designs applied in less than a few minutes, supply a sports team in bulk with their perfect outfit or sell unique dynamic designs to your audience.

A girl wearing a customized bomber jacket with abstract graphics.


Try designs on trendy bomber jackets and all-over-print puffer jackets to extend the range of your school merchandise. The all-over-print technique offers a canvas for vibrant, eye-catching, full-body prints ready for back-to-school merch sales. Explore these and more full-zip custom jackets with spacious side pockets and durable fabrics.

Over 2 Million Merchants Trust Printify

Define a new school apparel and accessories season with Printify’s long-standing product-sourcing network.

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Design Custom School Apparel How You Want It

From fan-favorite sports mascots to newly enrolled students, there’s no limit to the wealth of custom designs you can offer an audience with ready-made merchandise.

Brand with logos and school visuals. Create a niche store and start selling to a broader customer base. Apply designs on sportswear with personalized numbers and names for teams, and continue exploring more merch ideas to expand your product line-up.

Why It’s Worth Making Custom School Apparel

Back-to-school sales represent one of the most high-value seasons in the eCommerce industry, providing an excellent opportunity to offer dedicated custom designs. Catch the eye of the surge of parents and students looking to revamp their style for the fall semester.

$36.9 billion

in back-to-school expenditures in the US for the 2022 forecast period, equating to roughly $864 paid in each household for supplies and all things school fashion.

A smiling girl wearing a white custom hoodie with “Fantastic” text in the front.

Why Choose Printify

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Extensive Product Variety

Clothing and accessories for every demographic, including accessories and home decor items with detailed manufacturing features and production costs.

Worldwide Fulfillment and Delivery

Partnered with global Print Providers to streamline the order process at low shipping costs and local delivery.

Top eCommerce Channel Integrations

Integrate a school store with the most popular eCommerce platforms online, including eBay, Etsy, Shopify, Walmart, and more.

Intuitive Mockup Software

Design custom high school apparel easily by picking a product, uploading a design, and following print instructions.

24/7 Merchant Support

Rely on Printify’s Merchant Support team and detailed guides to set up a store, design products, and track orders.


Purchase school apparel with your own custom design through Printify. Pick from our list of high-quality products and upload your image for printing.

Multiple Printify products, t-shirts, hoodies, etc., are eligible for bulk orders with potential discounts. Order everything on the Printifty Catalog with zero order minimums.

Creating a product only takes a few minutes. Once you order, the estimated delivery time is between 2-5 business days. See more on the Printify Shipping Rates page.

Yes. Printify encourages sample orders to check whether the quality of the product matches your standards before ordering in bulk or selling.

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