School Theme Songs


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After helping a friend last year with this very long list of song suggestions about school, I decided to share.  So, if you are considering a school theme for a competition dance or a school related recital theme, you may find just what you are looking for on our list.

Songs About School

A Hard Teacher (Instrumental) – Hans Zimmer

A Note from the Teacher (Instrumental) – Peter Pan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

A – You’re Adorable – John Lithgow

ABC – Jackson 5

An Apple for the Teacher -Stacy Kent

Another One Rides the Bus – Weird Al Yankovic

Back to School Again (From “Grease 2”) – The Four Tops

Be True to Your School – Beach Boys

Bouncing Off the Ceiling (Upside Down) – A*Teens

Learn My Lesson – Chris Daughtry

Colors – Kira Willey

Crayola Doesn’t Make a Color for Your Eyes – Kristin Andreassen

Crush On You – Nero

Crush On You – The Jets

Detention – School Gyrls

Don’t Give Up – Calling Glory

Double Dutch Bus – Raven Simone

First Day of School (Instrumental) – Gary Jess

First Day of School – Imagination Movers

First Day Of School – Meagan Tubb & Shady People

Fourth Grade Blues – Paul Epstein

Get On the Bus – The Doodlebops

Get Smart – Bob Crane and His Drums and Orchestra

Grade 9 – Barenaked Ladies

Graduation (Friends Forever) – Vitamin C

Hot for Teacher – Glee Cast

Hot for Teacher (Instrumental) – Rockabye Baby

Hot Lunch Jam – Fame (Songs from the Broadway Musical)

I Love to Learn – Hip Hop Harry

I Missed the Bus – Kriss Kross

I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing – The Cola Singers

I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You – Glee Cast

It’s The Last Day Of School – Percy Parker

Kindergarten Rock – Joe Guida

Last Day of School – Wylde Bunch

Learn – Lamb

Learn Me Right – Brave (Original Score)

Learn to Do It – Anastasia (Music from the Motion Picture)

Let Them Be Little – Billy Dean

Lip Gloss – Lil Mama

Lunch Box Rock – Parachute Express

Magic Bus – The Who

Manic Monday – Bangles

Miss Invisible – Marie Digby

My New Philosophy – Cast – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

One Bad Apple – The Osmonds

Playground – Another Bad Creation

Playground – Ralph’s World

Playground – Sia

Proper Education – Pink Floyd & Eric Prydz

Revenge of the Nerds – The Rubinoos

Rhyming Number Rap – Joe Guida

School Bus Comin’ – Paul Epstein

School Days – Cedarmont Kids

School Days – Chuck Berry

School Days – His Tympany Five & Louis Jordan

School of Rock – Cast

School of Rock – Middlebury Mamajamas

School of Rock: Under Pressure – The Studio Sound

School’s Out – Shake It Up – Kyra Christiaan

Schools Out – The Hit Crew

Schools Out for Summer – Yoomii

School Teacher’s Blues – Saffire (Needs Editing)

Staple It Together – Jack Johnson

Teach Me How to Be Loved – Rebecca Ferguson

Teach Me Teacher – The Faint

Teacher, Teacher – 38 Special

Teacher’s Pet – Doris Day

Teacher I Need You – Elton John

The Book of Love – Peter Gabriel

The First Day of School – Timmy Wells

The Pledge Of Allegiance – Lee Greenwood

Think – Aretha Franklin

This Used to Be My Playground – Madonna

Three Is a Magic Number – Blind Melon

Trouble – Shampoo

Trouble – Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

We Are Going to Be Friends – The White Stripes

We’re Going to Be Friends – Jack Johnson

What I Go to School For – Busted (Needs Editing)

Wheels On The Bus – Matthew Lewis & Julie Frost

Wikked Lil’ Grrrls – Esthero (Needs Editing)

Yearbook – Hanson

Yellow Magic Bus – Shig & Buzz

School Song Albums to Check Out:

America – Teacher and the Rockbots

Eight Planets Single – Teacher and the Rockbots

Grammar “Rock” – Songs of Higher Learning LLC

Multiplication – Teacher and the Rockbots

Multiplication Rap – Rock ‘n Learn

Science – Teacher and the Rockbots

World – Teacher and the Rockbots

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