5 Back to School fun facts you didn't know

5 Back to School fun facts you didn't know

Summer is ending, school is starting and if you're anxious, you're not alone. Here are 5 fun facts you didn’t know.

1. On average, families spend $700 on school supplies every year. The school supply industry makes $80 billion from sales.

2. Including college, approximately 78 million students go back to school every fall.

3. Back to School Month is celebrated since 1960 to motivate people to start back-to-school shopping.

4. Didaskaleinophobia is the acute fear of going to school, which affects about 2.4% of all children.

5. The good news is that at least two-thirds of the children population (66.7%) like school.