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12 Back-to-School Movies on Netflix for Kids

These Back-to-School movies on Netflix are great to watch during Summer, back to school season, or any time of year. These Netflix titles feature comedies, musicals, summer camp movies on Netflix, and educational titles.

We’re on the three-week countdown to the first day of school. New clothes, a refrigerator to restock, supplies to buy, and kids to mentally prepare. I’ve put together a great list of posts that will help you get ready in no time flat!

I’ve put together a great list of movies that will help your kids get mentally prepared in no time flat!

These movies include everything from comedies, musicals, summer camps, and educational titles. These are great selections to add to your Netflix list.

All the titles listed are currently on Netflix, but that is subject to change without notice.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL MOVIES ON NETFLIX FOR KIDS

The Magic School Bus Volume 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Lily Tomlin, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Max Beckford, Daniel DeSanto, Stuart Stone (Actors)

The Magic School Bus

Join Ms. Frizzle as the Magic School Bus travels to outer space, under the sea, through an anthill — and even inside the human body! (Stream on Netflix)

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The Magic School Bus Rides Again

Ms. Frizzle’s kid sister Fiona takes the wheel at Walkerville Elementary, leading the class on wild adventures packed with science-fueled fun. (Stream on Netflix)

13 Reasons Why - Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro (Actors)

13 Reasons Why

As the school mourns the death of Hannah Baker, her friend Clay receives a box of tapes with messages she recorded before she committed suicide. (Stream on Netflix)

Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle (Actors)

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

At Hills Village Middle School, budding cartoonist Rafe and best pal Leo challenge their uptight principal by breaking every rule in his handbook. (Stream on Netflix)

Reality High

When your new boyfriend’s ex suddenly wants to be your BFF, watch out — especially if she has 9 million followers! (Stream on Netflix)

Jessica Darling's It List
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Chloe East, Emma Rayne Lyle, Jane Widdop (Actors)

Jessica Darling’s IT List

Armed with popularity tips from her beautiful older sister, precocious Jessica Darling prepares to navigate the treacherous world of seventh grade. (Stream on Netflix)

The Outcasts
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Eden Sher, Victoria Justice, Peyton List (Actors)

The Outcasts

After failing to strike a truce with their school’s queen bee, two misfits’ best friends lead a nerd uprising that turns social hierarchy on its head. (Stream on Netflix)

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Senior Year

A cheerleading stunt gone wrong landed her in a 20-year coma. Now she’s 37, newly awake, and ready to live out her high school dream: becoming prom queen. (Stream on Netflix)

School Life

In one of the poorest areas of Paris, a school counselor devotes herself to working with disadvantaged students, while facing challenges of her own. (Stream on Netflix)

100 Things To Do Before High School
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Isabela Moner, Jaheem Toombs, Owen Joyner (Actors)

100 Things to do Before High School

Led by seventh-grader C.J., three students who have been warned about the dangers of the high school decide to make the best of their middleschool years. (Stream on Netflix)

Candy Jar

Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forges ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams. (Stream on Netflix)

The Edge of Seventeen
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick (Actors)

The Edge of Seventeen

A troubled teenager finds high school life even less bearable after she catches her childhood best friend hooking up with her popular older brother. (Stream on Netflix)

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Netflix used to have over 25 back-to-school movies. There are only 12 there now.

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Do you have any favorite Back-to-School movies on Netflix?

I am a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam. I received a complimentary subscription and device. All opinions and selections are my own.

These Back-to-School movies on Netflix are great to watch during Summer, back to school season, or any time of year. These Netflix titles feature comedies, musicals, summer camps, and educational titles.

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