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

Middle school is a time of great change for many students. They're no longer kids, but they're not yet adults, either. They're still growing and developing, and they need a laptop that can keep up with them. Browse the top-ranked list of laptops for middle school below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Certified Refurbished - Intel Core i5 with 4GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage SSD (2015) - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Will soon be using it for on-line school...Great kids laptop for school and play...Great for my kid can’t beat the price uses it for school and play games"

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    This Refurbished MacBook Air is a Certified Refurbished Macbook. Work through your to-do list on this Apple MacBook Air laptop. The 13.3-inch screen displays graphics in 1440 x 900 resolution and is powered by Intel HD Graphics for enjoyable video watching, and the 4GB of RAM supports basic multitasking. This Apple MacBook Air laptop has a dual-core i5 processor for fast boot times and program execution.
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    "Will soon be using it for on-line school...Great kids laptop for school and play...Great for my kid can’t beat the price uses it for school and play games"

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    This Refurbished MacBook Air is a Certified Refurbished Macbook. Work through your to-do list on this Apple MacBook Air laptop. The 13.3-inch screen displays graphics in 1440 x 900 resolution and is powered by Intel HD Graphics for enjoyable video watching, and the 4GB of RAM supports basic multitasking. This Apple MacBook Air laptop has a dual-core i5 processor for fast boot times and program execution.
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  2. HP - Stream 11.6" Laptop - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Diamond White - Front_Zoom
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    "Decent little entry level priced laptop for a middle schooler...HP Laptop...Very functional small laptop for school or personal use. Affordable"

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    Extremely portable. Expressive design. Live your best life on-the-go and in style with a slim, expressive design. With its smooth finish, vertical brushed pattern, and pop of color, the HP Stream perfectly fits your personality. More features. More value. With an Intel processor and up to 13 hours and 15 minutes of video playback battery life, work all day or binge-watch your favorite shows – all while staying under budget. Plus, stay connected with fast Wi-Fi and all the ports you need. Make the most out of your 365: Bring your ideas to life. Your creativity now gets a boost with Microsoft 365. Office - Word, Excel, and Power Point - now includes smart assistance features that help make your writing more readable, your data clearer and your presentations more visually powerful. One year subscription included.
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    "Decent little entry level priced laptop for a middle schooler...HP Laptop...Very functional small laptop for school or personal use. Affordable"

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    Extremely portable. Expressive design. Live your best life on-the-go and in style with a slim, expressive design. With its smooth finish, vertical brushed pattern, and pop of color, the HP Stream perfectly fits your personality. More features. More value. With an Intel processor and up to 13 hours and 15 minutes of video playback battery life, work all day or binge-watch your favorite shows – all while staying under budget. Plus, stay connected with fast Wi-Fi and all the ports you need. Make the most out of your 365: Bring your ideas to life. Your creativity now gets a boost with Microsoft 365. Office - Word, Excel, and Power Point - now includes smart assistance features that help make your writing more readable, your data clearer and your presentations more visually powerful. One year subscription included.
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  3. HP - 2-in-1 14" Touch-Screen Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Natural Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "My son loves it!! He is in middle school good for basic stuff....5 The perfect device to start your middle school students with. Very efficient. 5 out of 5 stars"

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    Meet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
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    "My son loves it!! He is in middle school good for basic stuff....5 The perfect device to start your middle school students with. Very efficient. 5 out of 5 stars"

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    Meet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
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  4. Acer - Nitro 5 17.3" Full HD IPS 144Hz Gaming Laptop- Intel Core i5-12500H- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050-512GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "My son loves this computer for school and games. Perfect purchase!...It’s a decent laptop. I wanted to play a few games on this but got it mainly for school use. "

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    Fire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The new Nitro 5 soars to new levels of performance for gamers and creators, courtesy of its 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 graphics—powered by Ampere™ NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 17.3” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
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    "My son loves this computer for school and games. Perfect purchase!...It’s a decent laptop. I wanted to play a few games on this but got it mainly for school use. "

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    Fire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The new Nitro 5 soars to new levels of performance for gamers and creators, courtesy of its 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 graphics—powered by Ampere™ NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 17.3” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
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  5. Lenovo - IdeaPad Duet 3 Chromebook - 11.0" (2000x1200) Touch 2-in-1 Tablet - Snapdragon 7cG2 - 4G RAM - 128G eMMC - with Keyboard - Misty Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "It’s a good option for kids school laptop/tablet. Recommend...sleek laptop...My middle schooler LOVES this laptop-very sleek and good for carting to school and back!"

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    Fast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time. Get Minecraft and 3 months of Realms Plus at no cost* with purchase of a new Chromebook. Terms Apply. *Offer valid for qualifying Chromebooks purchased on or after July 1st, 2023 through July 31st, 2023 while supplies last.
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    "It’s a good option for kids school laptop/tablet. Recommend...sleek laptop...My middle schooler LOVES this laptop-very sleek and good for carting to school and back!"

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    Fast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time. Get Minecraft and 3 months of Realms Plus at no cost* with purchase of a new Chromebook. Terms Apply. *Offer valid for qualifying Chromebooks purchased on or after July 1st, 2023 through July 31st, 2023 while supplies last.
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  6. ASUS - ROG 16" Touchscreen Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9 - 16GB DDR5 Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 V6G Graphics - 1TB SSD - Off Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Laptop...My son absolutely loves his laptop. Perfect for school...gaming/school hybrid...great gaming laptop with options for art and school work with the silent mode"

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC and go even further with the ROG XG Mobile Dock (sold separately). The AMD Ryzen 9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 165Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    "Laptop...My son absolutely loves his laptop. Perfect for school...gaming/school hybrid...great gaming laptop with options for art and school work with the silent mode"

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC and go even further with the ROG XG Mobile Dock (sold separately). The AMD Ryzen 9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 165Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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  7. Lenovo - IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook - 13.3" OLED 1920x1080 Touch 2in1 Tablet - Snapdragon 7cG2 - 8GB - 128GB eMMC - with Keyboard - Abyss Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Bought it for my daughter entering middle school as she needed a chrome device. So far it’s holding up to all the good reviews. ...Recommend getting the insurance because middle school kids drop and its easy for screen to crack."

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    The thin and light 13" IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook now packs a brilliant OLED 1920 x 1080 touch screen featuring narrow bezels for true blacks and a cinematic experience, as well as four speakers for clear and resonant audio. Get Minecraft and 3 months of Realms Plus at no cost* with purchase of a new Chromebook. Terms Apply. *Offer valid for qualifying Chromebooks purchased on or after July 1st, 2023 through September 30th, 2023 while supplies last.
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    "Bought it for my daughter entering middle school as she needed a chrome device. So far it’s holding up to all the good reviews. ...Recommend getting the insurance because middle school kids drop and its easy for screen to crack."

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    Product Description

    The thin and light 13" IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook now packs a brilliant OLED 1920 x 1080 touch screen featuring narrow bezels for true blacks and a cinematic experience, as well as four speakers for clear and resonant audio. Get Minecraft and 3 months of Realms Plus at no cost* with purchase of a new Chromebook. Terms Apply. *Offer valid for qualifying Chromebooks purchased on or after July 1st, 2023 through September 30th, 2023 while supplies last.
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  8. ASUS - Vivobook S 15" OLED Laptop - EVO Intel 13 Gen Core i9 with 16GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Midnight Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Solid school laptop...Very good laptop with plenty of power and very good battery life and screen....Great Laptop...This is the laptop I have owned! It's sleek and lightweight. Well built and very nice to work on."

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    Unleash the possibilities with Vivobook S 15 OLED, the outstanding laptop for school, work or entertainment. With the awesome power of its 13th Gen Intel Core i9 H-series processor and a high-capacity 1 TB SSD, any task is easy — work or play, anywhere, anytime. And everything will look its best on the 15.6-inch 2.8K 120 Hz OLED display! The super-stylish new design with its brilliant colors shouts your personality to the world. Explore further and faster with Vivobook S 15 OLED!
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    "Solid school laptop...Very good laptop with plenty of power and very good battery life and screen....Great Laptop...This is the laptop I have owned! It's sleek and lightweight. Well built and very nice to work on."

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    Unleash the possibilities with Vivobook S 15 OLED, the outstanding laptop for school, work or entertainment. With the awesome power of its 13th Gen Intel Core i9 H-series processor and a high-capacity 1 TB SSD, any task is easy — work or play, anywhere, anytime. And everything will look its best on the 15.6-inch 2.8K 120 Hz OLED display! The super-stylish new design with its brilliant colors shouts your personality to the world. Explore further and faster with Vivobook S 15 OLED!
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  9. Samsung - Galaxy Book4 360 2-in-1 15.6" FHD AMOLED Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core 7 - 16GB Memory  -512GB SSD - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Great laptop...Excellent Laptop for college students and teachers....Laptop for school work...I love this new laptop! It has streamlined my homework and made my life easier!"

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    Discover the power for your hobbies and so much more in Galaxy Book4 360. This 2-in-1 laptop features a brilliant full HD AMOLED display and effortlessly connects to your other Galaxy devices so they work together in perfect harmony. The latest Intel Core processor and a long lasting battery give you the power to go from spreadsheets to checking email to binging the latest hit show. Go ahead and get comfy as you easily fold back the 360 degree hinge to take notes or fine tune those photos from your last dinner party with the compatible S-Pen. In either mode, you get the premium experience of the full HD AMOLED display on a spacious 15.6" screen. Need more room to explore? Easily pair your Galaxy Book4 360 with your Tab S9 using Second Screen and effortlessly move items across both devices. You can also sync files and continue your smartphone conversations from the comfort of your keyboard using Link to Windows. A powerful 360 degree design to help you explore all your interests that’s Galaxy Book4 360.
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    "Great laptop...Excellent Laptop for college students and teachers....Laptop for school work...I love this new laptop! It has streamlined my homework and made my life easier!"

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    Discover the power for your hobbies and so much more in Galaxy Book4 360. This 2-in-1 laptop features a brilliant full HD AMOLED display and effortlessly connects to your other Galaxy devices so they work together in perfect harmony. The latest Intel Core processor and a long lasting battery give you the power to go from spreadsheets to checking email to binging the latest hit show. Go ahead and get comfy as you easily fold back the 360 degree hinge to take notes or fine tune those photos from your last dinner party with the compatible S-Pen. In either mode, you get the premium experience of the full HD AMOLED display on a spacious 15.6" screen. Need more room to explore? Easily pair your Galaxy Book4 360 with your Tab S9 using Second Screen and effortlessly move items across both devices. You can also sync files and continue your smartphone conversations from the comfort of your keyboard using Link to Windows. A powerful 360 degree design to help you explore all your interests that’s Galaxy Book4 360.
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  10. Apple - MacBook Pro 14" Laptop - M3 chip - 8GB Memory - 10-core GPU - 1TB SSD (Latest Model) - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Bought this for school and so far it is amazing. Best laptop I have so far....Good choice and perfect solution for middle level technical usage."

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3, an incredibly advanced chip that brings serious speed and capability. With industry-leading battery life—up to 22 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal.
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    "Bought this for school and so far it is amazing. Best laptop I have so far....Good choice and perfect solution for middle level technical usage."

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3, an incredibly advanced chip that brings serious speed and capability. With industry-leading battery life—up to 22 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal.
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