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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for backpacks for middle school.

Middle school is a time of change for students that's why it's so important to make sure they have the right supplies to keep them organized and ready for anything. A backpack is an excellent choice for middle schoolers, since it can help them stay organized while they're moving from one class to another. Browse the top-ranked list of backpacks for middle school below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Nomatic - 40L Travel Pack - Black - Left_Zoom

    Model: TRBG40-BLK-02
    SKU: 6398536
    Top comment

    "Looking to get each of our kids one for the holidays....He loves the great features as he has a Nomatic Backpack for going to school."

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    Product Description

    Take the hassle out of packing for your vacation or weekend getaway with this black Nomatic travel bag. The large interior with multiple compartments helps keep your luggage organized, while the unique strap system lets you switch from duffel to backpack easily for added flexibility. This Nomatic travel bag includes a laundry bag to separate your dirty clothes when traveling.
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    "Looking to get each of our kids one for the holidays....He loves the great features as he has a Nomatic Backpack for going to school."

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    Take the hassle out of packing for your vacation or weekend getaway with this black Nomatic travel bag. The large interior with multiple compartments helps keep your luggage organized, while the unique strap system lets you switch from duffel to backpack easily for added flexibility. This Nomatic travel bag includes a laundry bag to separate your dirty clothes when traveling.
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  2. Swissdigital Design - Terabyte TSA-friendly Backpack with USB Charging port/RFID protection and fits up to 15.6" laptop - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great backpack for school....Great backpack for school, has a path for USB cables plus other great features. ...Spacious Laptop Backpack for School...My kid has a lot of binders and gym clothes he has to lug around. "

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    The Swissdigital Design backpack products is created for the new "lifestyle, and technology of today's changing world”. Take your laptop, tablet, cellphones, books, water bottle, hand sanitizer, mask, and other essentials in your backpack for local trips to ​school, office, coffee shops, meeting places, parks, beaches, lakes, mountain trails etc. The built-in USB Patented power port allows you to be “ON THE GO”. With a power connection that will power up vital accessories (Power Battery Bank sold separately). The backpack body materials are made from water resistance coating to keep valuable items inside dry. RFID Protection pocket keeps credit cards, passport, and personal data safe from an electronic pickpocket. Swissdigital Design has your back…literally! Terabyte TSA-Friendly Water-Resistant Large Backpack, Business Laptop Backpack for all with USB Charging Port/RFID Protection Big School Bookbag Fits up to 15.6" Travel Laptop Backpack
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    "Great backpack for school....Great backpack for school, has a path for USB cables plus other great features. ...Spacious Laptop Backpack for School...My kid has a lot of binders and gym clothes he has to lug around. "

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    Product Description

    The Swissdigital Design backpack products is created for the new "lifestyle, and technology of today's changing world”. Take your laptop, tablet, cellphones, books, water bottle, hand sanitizer, mask, and other essentials in your backpack for local trips to ​school, office, coffee shops, meeting places, parks, beaches, lakes, mountain trails etc. The built-in USB Patented power port allows you to be “ON THE GO”. With a power connection that will power up vital accessories (Power Battery Bank sold separately). The backpack body materials are made from water resistance coating to keep valuable items inside dry. RFID Protection pocket keeps credit cards, passport, and personal data safe from an electronic pickpocket. Swissdigital Design has your back…literally! Terabyte TSA-Friendly Water-Resistant Large Backpack, Business Laptop Backpack for all with USB Charging Port/RFID Protection Big School Bookbag Fits up to 15.6" Travel Laptop Backpack
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  3. Targus - 16” Ascend Backpack, - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TSB710US
    SKU: 5570286
    Top comment

    "strong, durable & roomy. Used it for High School and Middle School supplies. Withstood weight of books...Good quality, my kid uses it as a high school back pack"

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    Product Description

    The Targus 16" Ascend Backpack is designed for laptops with up to 16" screens. The spacious front workstation includes pockets for pens, a key clip, business cards and several small accessory pockets. The large storage compartment features a padded laptop compartment for added protection along with space for documents and files. The backpack also features two jersey mesh water bottle holders. For your comfort, the ergonomic padded back panel and padded adjustable shoulder straps minimize back strain and maximize carrying ease. The bottom of the backpack has a durable, weather-resistant material to stand up against the elements. The Ascend backpack is perfect when traveling for school, business or pleasure.
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    Top comment

    "strong, durable & roomy. Used it for High School and Middle School supplies. Withstood weight of books...Good quality, my kid uses it as a high school back pack"

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    Product Description

    The Targus 16" Ascend Backpack is designed for laptops with up to 16" screens. The spacious front workstation includes pockets for pens, a key clip, business cards and several small accessory pockets. The large storage compartment features a padded laptop compartment for added protection along with space for documents and files. The backpack also features two jersey mesh water bottle holders. For your comfort, the ergonomic padded back panel and padded adjustable shoulder straps minimize back strain and maximize carrying ease. The bottom of the backpack has a durable, weather-resistant material to stand up against the elements. The Ascend backpack is perfect when traveling for school, business or pleasure.
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  4. Targus - 15.6” Legend IQ Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great Backpack...I bought this bag for my son since he just started middle school, and he loves it. It is rugged, and has all the compartments one would expect from a premium backpack. ...Good bag for kids school...I bought it for son to use for middle school so far he likes ."

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    Product Description

    The Targus Legend IQ Backpack is perfect for the on-the-go techie. It’s durable, and has plenty of multi-purpose pockets, including a large padded pocket for a laptop up to 15.6” and a separate section for your tablet that’s lined with soft-touch material. There’s also a media pocket with a built-in cord and headphone jack so you can keep the tunes going while you walk.
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    "Great Backpack...I bought this bag for my son since he just started middle school, and he loves it. It is rugged, and has all the compartments one would expect from a premium backpack. ...Good bag for kids school...I bought it for son to use for middle school so far he likes ."

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    Product Description

    The Targus Legend IQ Backpack is perfect for the on-the-go techie. It’s durable, and has plenty of multi-purpose pockets, including a large padded pocket for a laptop up to 15.6” and a separate section for your tablet that’s lined with soft-touch material. There’s also a media pocket with a built-in cord and headphone jack so you can keep the tunes going while you walk.
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  5. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 20L - Midnight - Alt_View_Zoom_11
    Top comment

    "I bought the Everyday Backpack (v2) exaclty one month ago and also got some similar backpacks from other companies as well to compare and compete against. ...Otherwise, this is a great backpack for school, hiking, and photography."

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, Everyday Backpack [v2] is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof side zips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep photo, drone, or everyday gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop, tablet, and documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. Outside, a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system and 2 expandable external side pockets. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. Zero-slop design with clean profile, all-custom hardware, and minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers.
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    "I bought the Everyday Backpack (v2) exaclty one month ago and also got some similar backpacks from other companies as well to compare and compete against. ...Otherwise, this is a great backpack for school, hiking, and photography."

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, Everyday Backpack [v2] is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof side zips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep photo, drone, or everyday gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop, tablet, and documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. Outside, a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system and 2 expandable external side pockets. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. Zero-slop design with clean profile, all-custom hardware, and minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers.
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  6. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 20L - Charcoal - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "If you want a bag with a premium feel to match its insane durability, this bag is for you. I've only had kid/teenager backpacks that last a year or 2, but this one is an active adult backpack made to last. ...--my other backpacks are now awful by comparison. I don't like my old backpack anymore! "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, Everyday Backpack [v2] is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof side zips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep photo, drone, or everyday gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop, tablet, and documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. Outside, a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system and 2 expandable external side pockets. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. Zero-slop design with clean profile, all-custom hardware, and minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers.
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    Top comment

    "If you want a bag with a premium feel to match its insane durability, this bag is for you. I've only had kid/teenager backpacks that last a year or 2, but this one is an active adult backpack made to last. ...--my other backpacks are now awful by comparison. I don't like my old backpack anymore! "

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    Product Description

    An iconic, award-winning pack for everyday and photo carry, Everyday Backpack [v2] is built around access, organization, expansion, and protection. Unique MagLatch hardware provides lightning fast top access, with dual side access via two weatherproof side zips. Inside, 3 configurable FlexFold dividers keep photo, drone, or everyday gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Dedicated sleeves for up to 15” laptop, tablet, and documents, plus a variety of internal slip pockets for small items. Outside, a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell keeps everything safe. Huge external carry capacity made possible by a versatile tuck-away strap system and 2 expandable external side pockets. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. Zero-slop design with clean profile, all-custom hardware, and minimal dangling straps. Now in its 2nd generation, v2 boasts aesthetic and functional updates based on feedback from thousands of passionate customers.
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  7. Peak Design - Everyday Backpack V2 30L - Charcoal - Alt_View_Zoom_11
    Top comment

    "Great versatile everyday backpacks...I love using this backpack for photography, work, school, traveling, etc. ...Great notebook backpack!...Awesome backpack to carry school materials and my notebook safely. "

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    Product Description

    Secure your electronics and accessories during transit using this charcoal Peak Design everyday backpack. The nylon material offers durability and weather resistance, while the top built-in handles and adjustable shoulder straps provide easy portability. This Peak Design everyday backpack has dedicated pockets that fit a 12.9-inch tablet or 16-inch laptop for versatility, and the elevated structure of the rear panel ensures air circulation.
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    "Great versatile everyday backpacks...I love using this backpack for photography, work, school, traveling, etc. ...Great notebook backpack!...Awesome backpack to carry school materials and my notebook safely. "

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    Product Description

    Secure your electronics and accessories during transit using this charcoal Peak Design everyday backpack. The nylon material offers durability and weather resistance, while the top built-in handles and adjustable shoulder straps provide easy portability. This Peak Design everyday backpack has dedicated pockets that fit a 12.9-inch tablet or 16-inch laptop for versatility, and the elevated structure of the rear panel ensures air circulation.
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  8. Nomatic - Expandable Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TRPK30-BLK-02
    SKU: 6398531
    Top comment

    "Its not like the old school backpacks you had as a kid going to school....Great bag that is functional and cooler than a briefcase without trying to look like a high school kid!"

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    Product Description

    The NOMATIC Travel Pack is for day-to-day-to-day and on the road. The bag’s exterior is durable, made of water-resistant materials, using well-known YKK zippers. It can be a slim 20L or expand to 30L. Within the expansion, clamshell access allowing enough clothes for a 1-3 day trip. The bag’s internal functionality is layered throughout, including more than 20 noteworthy features. The bag opens to reveal a lay-flat laptop and tablet compartments for easy access at TSA checkpoints. Foam protects up to a 15-inch laptop and up to a 13-inch tablet. A few favorites: full perimeter zipper, magnetic water bottle pockets, RFID safe storage, and a hidden pocket for your cash or your passport.
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    Top comment

    "Its not like the old school backpacks you had as a kid going to school....Great bag that is functional and cooler than a briefcase without trying to look like a high school kid!"

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    Product Description

    The NOMATIC Travel Pack is for day-to-day-to-day and on the road. The bag’s exterior is durable, made of water-resistant materials, using well-known YKK zippers. It can be a slim 20L or expand to 30L. Within the expansion, clamshell access allowing enough clothes for a 1-3 day trip. The bag’s internal functionality is layered throughout, including more than 20 noteworthy features. The bag opens to reveal a lay-flat laptop and tablet compartments for easy access at TSA checkpoints. Foam protects up to a 15-inch laptop and up to a 13-inch tablet. A few favorites: full perimeter zipper, magnetic water bottle pockets, RFID safe storage, and a hidden pocket for your cash or your passport.
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  9. Peak Design - Travel Backpack 45L - Black - Angle_Zoom

    Model: BTR-45-BK-1
    SKU: 6337950
    Top comment

    "Best travel backpack ever...I've had 5 travel backpacks before this one, including a Fjallraven, Osprey, Quechua, and Kelty. ...Best travel backpack...I had tried out different backpacks before, but the Peak Design Travel Backpack was a game changer for me. "

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    Product Description

    Discover the world with this Peak Design 45L travel backpack. The default 35L configuration fits carry-on standards for easier travel, while the dual expansion zips grow this travel backpack to a 45L capacity. A weatherproof construction and ultra-light padded foam help this Peak Design 45L travel backpack keep your belongings safe from accidental bumps, drops and spills.
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    "Best travel backpack ever...I've had 5 travel backpacks before this one, including a Fjallraven, Osprey, Quechua, and Kelty. ...Best travel backpack...I had tried out different backpacks before, but the Peak Design Travel Backpack was a game changer for me. "

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    Product Description

    Discover the world with this Peak Design 45L travel backpack. The default 35L configuration fits carry-on standards for easier travel, while the dual expansion zips grow this travel backpack to a 45L capacity. A weatherproof construction and ultra-light padded foam help this Peak Design 45L travel backpack keep your belongings safe from accidental bumps, drops and spills.
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  10. Targus - 17" Classic Backpack - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: TBB944GL
    SKU: 6559597
    Top comment

    "Targus Backpack...Lastly, this classic backpack has proven to be a reliable and stylish choice for my school needs. ...Love the Tarsus 17 inch classic backpack.. It has enough room to hold school books and Chromebook with plenty of space and more pockets. "

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    Product Description

    Stylishly carry your workday essentials with the Targus 17” Classic Backpack. Equipped with multiple pockets and ample storage, the main padded compartment safeguards your laptop from the inside, while lockable zippers help keep your gear safe from the outside. The thin, lightweight bag features form and function with a standable design for easy loading, spacious 21.5L capacity, built-in workstation, and two easy-access water bottle pockets. It even has a special soft-lined pocket for valuables, glasses, or favorite sunnies.
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    "Targus Backpack...Lastly, this classic backpack has proven to be a reliable and stylish choice for my school needs. ...Love the Tarsus 17 inch classic backpack.. It has enough room to hold school books and Chromebook with plenty of space and more pockets. "

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    Product Description

    Stylishly carry your workday essentials with the Targus 17” Classic Backpack. Equipped with multiple pockets and ample storage, the main padded compartment safeguards your laptop from the inside, while lockable zippers help keep your gear safe from the outside. The thin, lightweight bag features form and function with a standable design for easy loading, spacious 21.5L capacity, built-in workstation, and two easy-access water bottle pockets. It even has a special soft-lined pocket for valuables, glasses, or favorite sunnies.
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