The Best Back-to-School Shoes for Girls & Boys

It’s that time of year again! As summer draws to a close, for many families it’s time to start prepping for the 2023-2024 school year. From school supplies to apparel, all students are in need of must-have essentials in preparation for the year ahead. One essential apparel item on every student’s back-to-school shopping list is a pair of stylish and comfortable shoes. Whether your child is a boy or a girl; elementary school or teenager; freshman or senior; finding the perfect pair of back-to-school shoes is a must to ensure they start the year off on the right (or left) foot. We have styles for little kids, big kids, and young adults, so follow along for some back-to-school shopping tips!

Girls’ Shoes for Back to School

Fashionistas and tomboys alike, you can give your daughter a stylish edge this school year with our fabulous range of back-to-school shoes for girls! From cute sandals and flats to fashionable platform sneakers and versatile tennis shoes, parents can choose from a diverse selection of footwear that caters to a range of styles, outfits, and seasons. The full collection of girls’ shoes at Shoe Carnival features top brands like Adidas, Soda, FILA, Vans, Blowfish Malibu, Crocs, Roxy, Vintage Havana, Nike, Madden Girl, and so much more. Shop kids’ shoe styles designed with attention to detail, featuring elements like pretty embellishments, glitter, floral prints, charming finishes, and classic styles. Without sacrificing comfort, our selection of name brand shoes provides the necessary support for growing feet, allowing girls to look and feel their best everyday throughout the school year. Shop new arrivals in girls’ footwear!

Boys’ Shoes for Back to School

Shoe Carnival’s collection of affordable back to school shoes for boys won’t disappoint and is easy on the budget. Footwear from top brands such as Nike, Converse, K-Swiss, HEYDUDE, New Balance, PUMA, Skechers, Sperry, Shaq Shoes, and Under Armour are able to combine comfort, style, and functionality to meet the demands of an active school day. From classic sneakers and light-up shoes to stylish loafers and dress shoes, we have a variety of options to suit every preference. Boys’ shoes from reliable brands are built to withstand rough play, providing the support and traction they need for the playground, afterschool activities, sports, and everyday wear. Shop the full collection of boys’ footwear!

For both boys and girls, comfort, durability, style, and affordability are at the forefront of our back-to-school shoe collection. We know that quality kids’ shoes need to be able to keep up with their active lifestyle by providing them with the confidence to navigate the challenges, and excitement, of a new school year!

At Shoe Carnival our goal is to create a fun, entertaining shopping experience like no other by offering a huge selection of quality name brand shoes at prices that meet your budget. We strive to deliver great value on the hottest shoe brands for the whole family!

Make sure your little one is properly equipped for a successful school year with our fantastic selection of back-to-school shoes. Browse in-store at your local Shoe Carnival or online to discover the perfect pair of shoes that combines comfort, durability, and style for boys and girls alike, and give them the confidence to enter the classroom with a spring in their step and a smile on their face!

Check back often for up to the minute back to school trends and shoe deals, or shop accessories from your favorite brands to find more back-to-school essentials such as socks, backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles, and more. Need school uniform shoes? We’ve got you covered!

Shoe Size Chart

Ah, the pitter-patter of little feet! Shoe Carnival has the perfect fit for every precious foot size. And we know how fast those little feet grow! Check out our shoe size chart to find that perfect footwear fit, and we’ve even got a printable shoe size chart for kids!