The Absolute Best Student Planners - Academic Planners for 2021-2022

The Best Academic Planners That Make Sure Every Student Crushes It This Year

August 22, 2019 Updated August 3, 2021

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Student planners can really make a difference in your child’s academic year. Even if you wouldn’t describe yourself as particularly “organized,” at the very least, moms can acknowledge the fact that sticking to a schedule, making and crossing things off a list, and having a calendar visible definitely keeps life running one hell of a lot smoother. Now that your child is of an age when they’re accountable for class assignments and extracurricular schedules, it’s time to pass down this wisdom by presenting them with their very own student planner.

From basic weekly outlines to wellness prompts and planners that were practically made for over-achievers, a physical organizer will set your little academic up for success. Even if your kid is learning from home this year, that doesn’t mean they have to be any less organized. Ahead are the best student planners for every age, grade, and goal!

Best Academic Planners

These are the best student planners across the board, for all ages!

BooQool 2021-2022 Academic Planner

BooQool’s 2021-2022 Academic Planner is as basic as it gets, making this guided notepad perfect for kids who just need a little extra help getting organized. There’s no journal-like prompts they’d likely ignore; it’s somewhere to jot down their homework, and keep track of club meetings. Available in purple, blue, gray, or green, BooQool’s student planner starts in July 2021, and runs through June of 2022. It offers plenty of space to keep track of weekly priorities, and monthly calendars to mark special dates in advance. 


Papier Genius Juice Academic Planner

This planner will be an extra special gift because it can be personalized! Add your student’s name to the cover so theres no mistake who’s awesome planner this is.

$28.99 AT PAPIER

Blue Sky 2021-2022 Academic Planner in Cali Pink

Academic planners are an accessory, so don’t be surprised when your child gravitates towards one that fits their aesthetic. Blue Sky’s 2021-2022 Cali Pink Academic Planner, for example, is fashionably functional. Not only will it look chic coming out of their school bag, it serves its purpose of keeping your student on task. Blue Sky’s student planner also features a holiday list, reference pages, and a space for contact information. This way, they’ll always know who to call in case of an emergency (or when you “accidentally” forget to pick them up from school).

$14.99 AT AMAZON

Global Printed Monthly & Weekly 2021-2022 Academic Planner

This 14 month academic calendar will make your LO feel very adult! The leather cover is classy, and it features both weekly and monthly organization inside. If brown isn’t their thing, there are blue, black, and teal options too!

$13.95 AT AMAZON

Panda Planner 2021-22 for GOals, Gratitude, & Focus

This Panda Planner is a student organizer/journal hybrid endorsed by psychologists (so yeah, it’s the real deal). In addition to standard monthly calendar pages, this student planner also features weekly, as well as daily log pages. Each day begins with a “Morning Review,” prompting your teen to list things they’re grateful for, excited about, to set a positive affirmation, and narrow down the focus of their day. And don’t be shocked if your kid whips out their Panda planner after school hours, Mom. There’s also an end of the day review section, a space where they can note their daily wins, and brainstorm ways they can improve tomorrow.

$19.97 AT AMAZON

Global Datebooks Elementary School Planner for 2021-2022

Elementary school might sound early to have your child using a planner, but organization is an important life skill. Plus, this Global Datebooks student planner was specifically designed for kids and tweens. Each page is bursting with vibrant stationary, while each header features some kind of educational tip, like grammar rules and vocabulary words. Resource pages for subjects like math and english have also been added to enhance their studies, and there are even a few pages for parents or teachers to jot down a note, or encouraging message. 

$14.95 AT AMAZON

Feela Bullet Dotted Journal

If your kid loves bullet journaling, get them this journal which comes with fineliner pens (15 colors), five pieces of resuable stencils, six sticker sheets, six Washi tape sets, and one black gel pen. It has everything you need to create and organize!

$26.99 AT AMAZON

Best College Planners

Papier Joy Academic Planner

Moms know all too well: Not one person on this planet has their sh*t together. At least, not all the time. This student planner, created by Papier definitely can help. The Joy Academic Planner keeps your child focused on seven days at a time. There’s also space to create a vision board for the month ahead a reminder that everything they accomplish now, will contribute to their overall goal.

$28.99 AT PAPIER

Moleskine 2021-2022 Academic Weekly Planner

Keep things classic with a Moleskine planner! When in doubt with fancy design, go for the quality of on of these. This planner goes from July 2021 to December 2022 — sure to keep your favorite student on track all year.


Anthropologie 2021-2022 Planners

Your child’s studies are important, Mom, but if you don’t teach them about the importance of self-care, who will? Think of these Anthropologie planners as a different kind of organizer. Rather than focusing on assignments, it will be a space for tweens, teens, and college students to focus on their mental health. From August 2021 to December 2022, you can use one of these four planners to organize your thoughts, goals, dreams, and even use it to doodle if you want. You’ve got a choice between a pack of dogs, a few adorable cats, and two other artsy options as well. 


Best High School Planners

Artfan 2021-2022 Planner

College students might feel like they need something a little more serious, considering their heavier school workload. Artfan’s planner has a simple and sleek design, and gives the user plenty of space to jot down their to-do lists and upcoming important dates. For a little fun, this planner also comes with stickers.

$24.99 AT AMAZON

Day Designer 2021-2022 Mini Daily Planner

This planner is a bit of a splurge, but if you’re looking for the planner that’s got it all (it’s incredibly functional, pretty, offers daily inspirational quotes, a space to keep important memos, and a bookmark you can use to make accessing dates super easy), a Day Designer planner is for you. Did we mention how pretty it is? You’ll want to carry it with you everywhere you go (and BTW, this is the “mini” version — Day Designer also offers jumbo planners for those who are next-level busy).


Frasukis 2021-2022 Weekly & Monthly Planner

This cheery monthly and weekly planner is perfect for creatives who need to stay organized. This one is especially great for those who need a broader view when it comes to months (i.e. when are finals? When is winter break? Summer school?), since this planner offers two full pages per month. Plus, this planner is just as gorgeous as it is functional, and made with high-quality material so it won’t let you down mid-year.


Best Middle School Planners

Global Datebooks Middle School or High School Student Planner for 2021-2022

Middle school is messy and chaotic and emotional, and that’s just touching the surface. The Global Datebooks Middle (or High) School Student Planner can assist. At least with a student planner, they have to at least mark down their assignments. We can’t promise they’ll actually complete them, but it’s worth a try, right?

$14.95 AT AMAZON

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BooQool 2021-2022 Academic Planner
Blue Sky 2021-2022 Academic Planner in C...
Panda Planner 2021-22 for GOals, Gratitu...
Global Datebooks Elementary School Plann...
Papier Joy Academic Planner
Global Datebooks Middle School or High S...
Anthropologie 2021-2022 Planners
Feela Bullet Dotted Journal
Artfan 2021-2022 Planner
Day Designer 2021-2022 Mini Daily Planne...
Frasukis 2021-2022 Weekly & Monthly Plan...
Moleskine 2021-2022 Academic Weekly Plan...
Papier Genius Juice Academic Planner
Global Printed Monthly & Weekly 2021-202...