All About Scholastic Dollars

What are Scholastic Dollars?

When you host a Scholastic Book Fair, your school earns Scholastic Dollars, a profit balance that gives you more bang for your buck. Use them to buy books, educational resources, furniture…pretty much everything you need for your classroom or school.

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Earning Scholastic Dollars

Supercharge Your Benefits by Choosing Scholastic Dollars as Your Profit Option

You’re eligible for the Scholastic Dollars profit and rewards program just by hosting a Fair. When you earn at least $1,500, you decide whether you receive your proceeds as cash or Scholastic Dollars, our rewards currency. It’s a no-brainer. For choosing Scholastic Dollars, we reward you with up to 50% extra value for your Fair sales. You can redeem Scholastic Dollars on almost anything you need for your school!


Receive 15% in Scholastic Dollars when your Net Sales are less than $1,499


Receive 30% in Scholastic Dollars (or 15% in cash*) when your Net Sales are $1,500 to $2,999


Receive 40% in Scholastic Dollars (or 20% in cash*) when your Net Sales are $3,000 to $3,999


Receive 50% in Scholastic Dollars (or 25% in cash*) when your Net Sales are $4,000 or more

*Cash redemption option not available in the province of Quebec.

Boost Your Balance

Look out for opportunities throughout the school year to boost your balance, including:

Second Fair Bonus

Already hosted a Book Fair this year? For hosting a second Fair at your school, you’ll earn 10% more product rewards upon completion!

Buy One, Get One Free!

Host a third Fair for a special BOGO event, and receive up to 20% in product rewards!

Check Your Balance

Chairpeople can log into their online Toolkit at any time to find their school’s Scholastic Dollars balance.

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Using Your Scholastic Dollars

There are so many ways to spend your Scholastic Dollars balance!

Purchase Books from Your Fair

  • Take books right from your Book Fair! No shipping costs or wait time! It’s the easiest way to spend your Scholastic Dollars
  • Order more titles from the Online Tools found in the Wrap Up tab of your Toolkit

Shop the Catalogues

Redeem your Scholastic Dollars on products from any Scholastic catalogue to enhance, refresh, and revamp your classroom or school library!

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Promote Your Fair

Use Scholastic Dollars to build excitement and promote your Fair with students, teachers, and your whole school community! Packages include professionally created decorating kits, curated Booktalk! Every Day Packages, and more at special prices!

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There is So Much to See!

Have more questions? Need help finding the perfect item? Check out our Scholastic Dollars FAQs for answers to some of our most burning questions!

Scholastic Dollars earned on or before May 31, 2022 will expire May 31, 2024. Scholastic Dollars earned on or after June 1, 2022 will expire 24 months after the date of issue.