T-Shirt Slogan and Design Ideas for 5th Grade Graduation (and More)

Clever, relevant, and oh-so-topical sayings to honor your graduating students.


Whether you call it a graduation, moving-up ceremony, or the end of one of the weirdest school years on record, commemorate this year-end rite of passage with a T-shirt your kindergarten, 5th, 6th, or 8th grade students will want to wear now—and then save for a very cool T-shirt quilt later.

General Graduation T-Shirt Sayings 

Team 5th Grade—Finish Strong

Straight Outta 6th Grade
Class of 2022

I graduated 5th Grade, Class of 2022

Lots of balls in the air? Show those year-end PTO tasks who’s boss before summer

Goodbye [Elementary School Name]
Hello [Middle School Name]
Class of 2027

6th Grade Squad

5th Grade: Nailed It!

Next Stop: Middle School!


Students vote on one defining word to put on the front of the shirt, such as “Believe”; the back of the shirt shows the grade and school name

The words “Sixth Grade” with student signatures written inside

Spiritwear for next year—middle school logo and colors
(if students are going to different schools, this might take some coordination)

“Among Us” game theme:
Nothing sus about us
[School Name] Class of 2022

Mascot Graduation T-Shirt Ideas

Broncos: We’re a big deal

[High school mascot] in the Making (e.g., “Mountie in the Making”)

Once a Panther, Always a Panther

Lions, tigers, bears, or similar: Paw print with student signatures inside each pad

Dual-language: Include the word “Pride” in the immersion language (e.g., “Wildcat Orgullo” for a Spanish-English school)

Pandemic Graduation T-Shirt Slogans

[School Name] Class of 2022
Ready to conquer virtually anything!

We made history!
2022 Done
[School Name]

[School Name] Class of 2022: Remote Edition

[School Name] 5th Graders
Quarantined Class of 2022

Livin’ the Dream
[Elementary School Name] 2022
Takin’ the Risks
[Middle School Name] Class of 2026

The Masked Class

Friends theme:
The one where I went to school during a pandemic
[School Name] 2021-2022

Use a WiFi symbol for the “o”:
5th Grade Strong
No Matter the Distance

Substitute “21” for “z” and “i”:
[School Name] Class of 2022
The one where we were ama21ng!


Check out Graduation Gift and Event Ideas for more ways to celebrate your students moving up.

Originally posted in 2021 and updated regularly.

Add comment

Security code

^ Top