Best school shoes for boys under $50

Aug 4, 2013 at 3:00 a.m. ET

It's time to start preparing for the back-to-school frenzy of the fall. Make sure your boys take their steps in style with our top 10 back-to-school shoes for $50 or less.


Tom's Stripe Canvas Classics

Tom's Striped Canvas Classics

A canvas blend keeps sweaty feet cool, and a squishy suede lining and rubber insole add a layer of comfort. (, $38)


Supra Kids Westway

Supra Kids Westway

These bright canvas kicks are perfect for the student who loves the spotlight. Lightweight soles won't drag your boy down, and he'll be the talk of the class. (, $45)


Chuck Taylor Superman

Chuck Taylor Super Man

After the storm of summer superhero blockbusters, these gray must-haves are sure to match most school outfits. There's only one catch — these kicks are made for older boys with larger feet. Your youngest fan might have to envy his older brother for a little while. (, $45)


SpongeBob Slip-Ons

SpongeBob Slip-Ons

Your little SpongeBob SquarePants fanatic might never take off these canvas sneakers. Bikini Bottom better look out! (, $18)


Nike Advantage Runner 2 Athletic Shoes

Nike Athletic Shoes

Perfect for phys ed, these easy-breathing tennis shoes offer both a cushioned insole and a grooved bottom for better traction. (, $44)


Champion Kayak Fisherman Sandal

Champion Boys Sandal

These mesh-blend sandals are sure to beat picky dress codes, and they'll keep your little guy cool in the warm days of early autumn. (, $20)


Vans Skate Shoes

Vans Skate Shoes

Rubber outsoles provide great traction and avert wipeouts in skating and recess adventures. Charcoal black matches everything! (, $45)


Smartfit Western Boot

Smartfit Western Boot

Who didn't want to have a cowboy adventure as a kid? These black boots will make Junior excited to study the Wild West in history class. (, $30)


Nike Team Hustle Preschool Basketball Shoes

Nike Preschool Basketball Shoes

These athletic kicks are both stylish and durable. Give him an early start on a healthy, active lifestyle with these Nike high-tops. (, $42)


Shaun White Incognito Skate Shoe

Shaun White Incognito Skate Shoe

The neon laces add a fun touch to these skate sneaks, but never fear! The gray, white and black color scheme will match anything. (, $25)

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