46 Jokes About School Make Summer’s Sunny End Bearable

Jokes about school will add joy to morning breakfasts and school drop-offs. You may be celebrating that summer is over and the kiddos are headed back to school, but your kiddos may need a bit of encouragement. Humor can be a bridge when nerves and stress decide to take hold. Just contain your excitement as you share your favorite back-to-school jokes. After all, what’s big and yellow that comes every morning to brighten Mom’s day? The school bus!

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Of course, your students of all ages are ready to see their friends but they all have their grumpy days, especially if they have been enjoying sleeping in and now have to get up early for school. Greet your children with open-ended questions so you can learn about their day at school. But be prepared that if you embrace humor at home they just might start dishing it back. What did you learn in school today? Not enough, Mom. I have to go back tomorrow.

Teacher Jokes about School

Teachers are the heart and soul of everyone’s education. They teach reading, writing, and arithmetic, as well as science, and history. Teachers guide students in social skills and kindness. They offer praise and admonishment. But they also give homework and teach subjects that may not be our favorite, therefore, it might be fun to enjoy a few jokes about school that focus on the teachers.

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

What did the student say to the teacher after missing the first day of school? No, ma’am. I didn’t miss it at all. 

Why does the teacher wear glasses? Because the students in her class are so bright!

Where do math teachers like to go on vacation? Times Square! 

Why did the teacher jump into the pool? He wanted to test the water. 

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Where did the chemistry teacher have his lunch? On a periodic table.

What food do math teachers eat? Square meals!

Why did the biology teacher break up with the physics teacher? They had no chemistry.

Science Jokes About School

Learning and understanding the world – Earth Science, Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and more. Elementary students learn about the metamorphosis of butterflies and the rain cycle. Middle school students learn about the human body. And, high school students learn about the tiny atoms that make up everything. And, of course, everyone can learn jokes about school that relate to all areas of science.

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Why can’t you trust an atom? Because they make up everything.

Did you hear that Oxygen and Magnesium got together? OMg.

Why are chemists so good at solving problems? They’re always working with solutions.

Why is it hard to wake up in the morning? Because Newton’s Law states, “A body at rest wants to stay at rest.”

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What are the primary elements of a sense of humor? Sulfur, Argon, Calcium, and Samarium; also known as SArCaSm.

What do protons and life coaches have in common? They know how to stay positive.

What did the science book say to the math book? You’ve got problems.

Why are you reading a book about helium? I can’t put it down.

Jokes About School that Target Homework

Nobody likes homework. Not students and not parents. Homework interferes with extracurricular activities and family time, but it is part of the school experience. Homework is a way for students to delve deeper into subjects. It’s a way to practice more. It’s a way to learn in a new way through projects and essays that require more time. Homework is a fact of life, but that does not mean students and parents are not going to complain about it. And, your kiddos certainly will enjoy jokes about school especially when they should be doing homework instead.

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Why did the kid eat his homework? Because his teacher said it was a piece of cake. 

What did the paper say to the pencil? Write on! 

How did the teacher know Dad helped you with your homework? She said, “it was impossible to get so many wrong answers on my own!”

What did Mom say when her daughter asked her to help her with her report about Galileo? “All I really know is Galileo, Figaro – magnifico! He’s just a poor boy from a poor family.”

What did the student say when the teacher asked, “ Did your father help you with your homework?” No, he did it all by himself!”

Math Jokes

Math class seems to be the nemesis of many. Of course, a number of students love math and excel at combining numbers and solving equations. But for the rest of us, the only way to get through math class is by trying to enjoy the ride with a joke or two.

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Why do math books always look so sad? They are full of problems. 

What did zero say to the number eight? Nice belt.

Why are you doing your multiplication on the floor? You told me not to use tables.

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Why do calculators make great friends? You can always count on them! 

Why didn’t the two 4’s want any dinner? Because they already 8!

Why is 2+2=5 like your left foot? It’s not right.

Animal Jokes About School

There’s nothing better than stories about animals who attend school. Elementary school teachers read so many books about bears and dogs and even unicorns that attend school. So, you can be certain your kiddos will enjoy jokes about animals going to school, too.

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

What did the buffalo say at drop-off? Bison. 

What does a snake learn in school? Hisssss-tory.

What is a butterfly’s favorite subject at school? Moth-ematics.

How do bees get to school? A School Buzz

What did the teacher say when the horse walked into the class? Why the long face?

Why are tigers, terrible storytellers? Because they only have one tail.

Jokes About School for History Class

These jokes about school will stand the test of time. Well, at least we hope they do anyway. Jokes about school for history class bring the past and present together with a giggle and a smile.

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Why is history like fruitcake? It’s full of dates.

Why were the early days of history called the dark ages? Because there were so many knights.

Who invented fractions? Henry the 1/4th.

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Two wrongs don’t make a right. But two Wrights did make an airplane.

Why is England the wettest country? Because the queen has reigned there for years!

Why aren’t you doing well in history? Because the teacher keeps on asking about things that happened before I was born!

Just a Few More Fun Jokes About School

46 Jokes About School Make Summer’S Sunny End Bearable

Why isn’t there a clock in the library? Because it tocks too much.

Why do magicians always do so well at school? They can handle trick questions. 

Where does a surfer go to school? A boarding school.

Where does a giant go to school? High School.

Where did King Arthur attend school? Knight School

Where did the ice cream man attend school? Sundae School.

Start sharing jokes about school with your kiddos a week or two before school starts back in session. Remind them and talk about all the positive aspects of school that your children do enjoy. Focus on the learning, the fun, the friendships, new skills, and new adventures. Keep sharing the jokes about school each morning or on a note in their lunchbox. Of course, you can chuckle to yourself after they board the big yellow bus or you drop them off in the car loop and head for a morning coffee to enjoy a quiet cup of coffee by yourself.

Sources: We Are Teachers, Ducksters, Fatherly, Upjoke, Kids Activities, Tiny Beans, and Teaching Expertise.

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Carla J. Eskew
Carla J. Eskew
Carla J. Eskew is a freelance writer, wife, and mom of two children who are nine years apart. She is a Scout leader with 17 years of experience in Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She serves as a volunteer at school, church, and with the homeless population. She loves road trips, sightseeing, camping, Pilates, and her black standard poodle, Midnight Shadow.

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