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30 Funny Back-To-School Jokes

Summer vacation is over, and that’s no laughing matter. But you can go back to the classroom with a smile on your face, thanks to these funny jokes about school sent in by Boys’ Life readers. Do you know a funny joke? Click here to send it to us.


Luke comes home from his first day of school, and his mother asks, โ€œWhat did you learn today?โ€

โ€œNot enough,โ€ Luke replies. โ€œThey said I have to go back tomorrow.โ€

Submitted by Luke C., Somers, N.Y.

Nate: Why was school easier for cave people?
Kate: Why?
Nate: Because there was no history to study!

Submitted by Nathaniel R., Glendale, Wis.

A book never written: โ€œThe Best Subject in Schoolโ€ by Jim Class.

Submitted by Ian B., Howell, N.J.

David: Why did the broom get a poor grade in school?
Dan: I donโ€™t know. Why?
David: Because it was always sweeping during class!

Submitted by David L., Hicksville, N.Y.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Luke: Why did the M&M go to school?
Stan: Iโ€™m stumped.
Luke: Because he really wanted to be a Smartie!

Submitted by Luke C., Somers, N.Y.

Chad: Why do magicians do so well in school?
Josh: I donโ€™t know. Why?
Chad: Theyโ€™re good at trick questions.

Submitted by Chad N., Firestone, Colo.

Jacob: Why was the teacher wearing sunglasses to school?
Leonard: Why?
Jacob: She had bright students!

Submitted by Jacob B., South Bend, Ind.

A book never written: โ€œHigh School Mathโ€ by Cal Q. Luss.

Submitted by Josh A., Los Angeles, Calif.

A book never written: โ€œWhen Does School Start?โ€ by Wendy Belrings.

Submitted by Alex M., Ashland, Mass.

Joe: Whatโ€™s the king of all school supplies?
Moe: I donโ€™t know. What?
Joe: The ruler.

Submitted by Connor B., Metairie, La.

Tom Swiftie: โ€œWe have too many quizzes in school!โ€ Tom said testily.

Submitted by Brian C., Snohomish, Wash.

Teacher: Class, we will have only half a day of school this morning.
Class: Hooray!
Teacher: We will have the other half this afternoon.

Submitted by Kyle S., Chesapeake, Va.

Stevie: Hey, Mom, I got a hundred in school today!
Mom: Thatโ€™s great. What in?
Stevie: A 40 in Reading and a 60 in Spelling.

Submitted by Zachary D. G., Rutherford, N.J.

Hunter: What has given Mr. Bubbles nightmares since elementary school?
Josh: Beats me.
Hunter: Pop quizzes!

Submitted by Sean G., Kailua, Hawaii

What kind of school do you go to if youโ€™reโ€ฆ
โ€ฆan ice cream man? Sundae school.
โ€ฆa giant? High school.
โ€ฆa surfer? Boarding school.
โ€ฆKing Arthur? Knight school.

Submitted by Ryan K., North Platte, Neb.

Mom: What did you do at school today?
Mark: We did a guessing game.
Mom: But I thought you were having a math exam.
Mark: Thatโ€™s right!

Submitted by Adam P., Wichita, Kan.

Teacher: Donald, what is the chemical formula for water?
Donald: H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O.
Teacher: What are you talking about?
Donald: Yesterday you said it was H to O.

Submitted by Caleb R., Jackson, Mich.

Teacher: Daniel, Iโ€™ve had to send you to the principal every day this week. What do you have to say for yourself?
Daniel: Iโ€™m glad itโ€™s Friday!

Submitted by Martin R., Belmont, Mass.

Phil: What makes a Cyclops such an effective teacher?
Cheryl: I donโ€™t know.
Phil: He has only one pupil.

Submitted by Colin C., Kansas City, Mo.

Teacher: Where are the Great Plains located?
Tommy: At the great airports!

Submitted by Nicholas G., South Range, Wis.

Teacher: If you had 13 apples, 12 grapes, 3 pineapples and 3 strawberries, what would you have?
Billy: A delicious fruit salad.

Submitted by Harry B., Longmeadow, Mass.

Math teacher: A man from Los Angeles drove toward New York at 250 miles per hour and a man from New York drove toward Los Angeles at 150 m.p.h. Where did they meet?
Johnny: In jail!

Submitted by Glenn J., Santa Ana, Calif.

Teacher: Tommy, can you tell us where the Declaration of Independence was signed?
Tommy: Yes, maโ€™am. At the bottom.

Submitted by Luke M., Morganton, N.C.

Jordan: My teacher says I have to write more clearly.
Mom: Thatโ€™s a good idea, Jordan.
Jordan: No, itโ€™s not. Then sheโ€™ll know I canโ€™t spell.

Submitted by Jordan R., Nashville, Tenn.

Peter: Whatโ€™s the difference between a teacher and a train?
Ted: What?
Peter: A teacher says, โ€œSpit out that gum!โ€ and a train says, โ€œChew! Chew!โ€

Submitted by Ted S., Lisle, Ill.

Teacher: Can anyone give me a sentence with a direct object?
Student: You are pretty.
Teacher: Whatโ€™s the direct object?
Student: A good report card.

Submitted by Samuel E., Coweta, Okla.

Teacher: Why canโ€™t you work in an orange juice factory?
Student: I donโ€™t know. Why?
Teacher: Because you canโ€™t concentrate!

Submitted by Caleb S., Mount Vernon, Mo.

Johnny: Teacher, would you punish me for something I didnโ€™t do?
Teacher: Of course not.
Johnny: Good, because I didnโ€™t do my homework.

Submitted by Alex D., Chevy Chase, Md.

John: Knock, knock.
Justin: Whoโ€™s there?
John: Gladys.
Justin: Gladys, who?
John: Gladys the weekendโ€”no homework!

Submitted by John S., Farmington, Ga.

Teacher: Why did you eat your homework, Joe?
Joe: Because I donโ€™t have a dog.

Submitted by Austin C., Bowie, Md.

51 Comments on 30 Funny Back-To-School Jokes

  1. creative gamer 123 // April 22, 2018 at 3:48 pm // Reply

    hah i like the m&m one

  2. pinkypolish // March 21, 2018 at 2:25 am // Reply

    aha a bit cheesyyy, the jokes were quite funny but not the best that i have seen xD

  3. SuperCellular // February 26, 2018 at 3:01 pm // Reply

    Wonderful! Super Funny and we LOVE YOU! Super Cellular & The Microheroes!

  4. Super’b very funny

  5. very very very very funny

  6. i laughed xo much until i forgot that am in a meeting

  7. these jokes are the best jokes i ever heard thanks

  8. I love it

  9. Hate school lovejokes!

  10. Wow! Really finny and real.

  11. my dog only eats subway sandwiches

  12. RABBID GOES BWAH // August 30, 2017 at 3:48 pm // Reply

    I like the comic

  13. Hog Riders of the Lost Ark // August 26, 2017 at 6:35 pm // Reply

    I,m Homeschooled ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. natebot 1000tdm // August 20, 2017 at 7:20 pm // Reply

    loved the first joke๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  15. undiscovered // August 18, 2017 at 9:35 am // Reply

    good jokes my teacher will luv them! ๐Ÿ™‚



  18. funny nice lol

  19. Doubledubs // June 23, 2017 at 9:35 am // Reply

    pretty funny

  20. Nice

  21. Very boring


  23. Undertale Fan // April 24, 2017 at 7:37 pm // Reply

    Good Punny Jokes. Sans the skeleton would probably love these jokes, too!

  24. KING AWESOME // April 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm // Reply


  25. Very funny .I’m still laughing ha ha ha!


  27. ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚ // February 7, 2017 at 1:25 pm // Reply


  28. Awesome


  30. terrible puns

  31. wow great collection of jokes………..nice

  32. interesting and funny

  33. Very Nice & Funny

  34. Cute girl .. // October 5, 2016 at 7:16 am // Reply

    They are good………….

  35. Cute girl .. // October 5, 2016 at 7:15 am // Reply

    very funny !!!!!!I like them …………

  36. So funny

  37. Nice collection of jokes!

  38. hi whats up // August 23, 2016 at 4:09 pm // Reply

    nice i cant make up a good joke to save my life

  39. this is FUNNY!

  40. They were so funny!!!!!!!!

  41. qwertyuiop๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ‘‘ // August 14, 2016 at 12:33 pm // Reply

    These are very good jokes!!!!!!!!

  42. qwertyuiop๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ‘‘ // August 14, 2016 at 12:32 pm // Reply

    Very funny jokes. I’ll use some.

  43. Totes Funny i laughed and laughed for hours i will tell my teachers

  44. I’ve Loved Them

  45. #epic jokes fan // July 8, 2016 at 11:56 am // Reply

    These are epically great jokes totes need to make some more had me in fits of laughter for hours๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜†great to tel, your teachers๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿ˜Ž

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