Coming up with great ideas for high school classroom decorations can be tough. You want to find items that are bright and vibrant but won’t be too cheesy or young for your maturing students. If you’re feeling stumped, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered! This list of decor suggestions will inspire you!
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1. Welcome your students
This industrial bulletin board set is perfect for chic classrooms.
Buy it: motivational bulletin board set (also available in Spanish!)
2. Be inclusive
A must-have on your list of high school classroom decorations! Complete the look with a rainbow print and welcome mat.
Buy it: Everyone Is Welcome wall art, rainbow welcome mat
3. Hang motivational wall art
What’s a high school classroom without these classic posters?
Buy it: motivational posters
4. Fill an aquarium
If your school allows, a small aquarium (and some cool marine wall art!) can bring life to your classroom!
Buy it: 2-gallon aquarium with LED lighting, marine canvas wall art set
5. Liven up your student center
Artificial ivy vines are so versatile and can brighten up a classroom!
Buy it: silk ivy strands
6. Make it vintage
These cool posters serve as helpful language arts reminders!
Buy it: literary posters
7. Get flexible
A cozy rug, fun throw pillows, and comfy cushions encourage students to gather round.
Buy it: Moroccan lattice area rug , inspirational pillow, round linen floor cushion
8. Set the rules
Choose high school classroom decorations that make your expectations clear.
Buy it: motivational quote classroom signs
9. Organize student supplies
A simple pegboard can tame the mess in your classroom.
Buy it: pegboard
10. Celebrate poetry
Remind students that even in dark times, there is light.
Buy it: poem poster
11. Open the door to kindness
Create a classroom filled with empathy and compassion.
Buy it: removable letter stickers
12. Get excited about science
What a perfect companion for your periodic table of elements!
Buy it: periodic table poster
13. Mix it up
Flexible seating can be anything from a high back chair to a stability ball!
Buy it: wooden high back chair, stability ball with pump
14. Inspired annotation kits
Fill plastic pencils case boxes with pens, highlighters, and post-its!
Buy it: plastic pencils case boxes
15. Highlight heroes
Posters of important figures in history make great high school classroom decorations.
Buy it: Black history posters
16. Lighten up
These string lights are perfect for adding ambiance or highlighting sweet photos from the school year.
Buy it: twinkle string lights
17. Keep it positive
Choose wall art that encourages students to live with an attitude of gratitude.
Buy it: inspirational wall art canvas
18. Bust it up
These small sculptures will definitely be conversation starters!
Buy it: mini historical figure statues
19. Add it up
These gorgeous math prints are functional and educational!
Buy it: math posters
20. Invite learning
Warm string lights, a floor lamp, playful throw pillows, and a few plants can really transform your classroom.
Buy it: indoor/outdoor string lights, floor lamp with adjustable reading lamp, geometric pillows, artificial mini potted plants
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