Free Microsoft PowerPoint Templates to Use for School

Teachers and students can download free PowerPoint templates

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Microsoft PowerPoint software presentations increase learning in the classroom. Download free professionally designed PowerPoint templates to create quizzes that make it fun and entertaining to teach math, science, history, and other subjects.

PowerPoint templates covered in this article are compatible with PowerPoint 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010; PowerPoint for Office 365, PowerPoint for Mac, and PowerPoint Online.

Microsoft: Academic Presentation Templates

Microsoft academic templates screenshot

What We Like

  • Microsoft is the most trusted source for PowerPoint templates.

  • You can edit the templates in PowerPoint Online.

What We Don't Like

  • There are only a handful of education-related PowerPoint templates on the Microsoft site, and they are mixed in with templates for other MS Office applications.

These Education PowerPoint templates cover lots of school subjects including art, environmental studies, science, and math. There are quite a few templates for Earth Day. General presentation templates with an educational tilt are also available.

Brainy Betty: College PowerPoint Templates

Brainy Betty: College PowerPoint Templates

What We Like

  • These education templates are simple yet relevant to their topics.

  • The templates are easy to edit.

What We Don't Like

  • These templates download in ZIP file format, which must be extracted before use.

  • Some of the templates are a little outdated in appearance.

These Brainy Betty templates are aimed at teachers and students at the college level. These templates cover subjects such as computer science, chemistry, accounting, and drama. Other templates cover engineering, college orientation, mathematics, and radiology.

Brainy Betty: K-12 PowerPoint Templates

Brainy Betty: K-12 PowerPoint Templates

What We Like

  • Although the designs lean toward simplistic, they appeal to younger students.

  • The font style used in the template is displayed on the screenshot.

What We Don't Like

  • These templates download in ZIP file format, which must be extracted before use.

  • You must scroll down the page on the website to find the templates.

Brainy Betty offers K-12 PowerPoint templates suitable for science, sports, math, history, and other subjects. Some are aimed at young students and some for the older ones. The templates have themes that include:

  • Solar system
  • Physical education
  • Biology
  • Pep rally
  • Aquarium
  • Balloons
  • Alligator Adventure
  • School bus
  • Back to school

FPPT.com

FPPT education-related PowerPoint templates

What We Like

  • Each of these templates has several slide designs.

  • The templates are easy to download.

What We Don't Like

  • The slideshows all have a FPPT.com watermark.

  • It's difficult to search for a particular type of education template.

Fppt.com offers PowerPoint templates that are suitable for kindergarten, grade school, high school, and college. Professionally designed and attractive templates are available for free download.

Free PPT Backgrounds

Education templates from Free PPT Backgrounds

What We Like

  • You can view the date a template was added and the number of times it has been downloaded to see which templates are newest and most popular.

  • The artwork used is fresh, modern, and consistent in each template.

What We Don't Like

  • The ads on the download pages might be confusing, as many look to be download buttons.

  • Templates must be downloaded as ZIP files and then extracted before use.

Free PPT Backgrounds supplies a series of colorful education templates aimed at K-12 students and their teachers. Themes include:

  • Back to school
  • School days
  • Book pages
  • Colorful pencils
  • Blackboard
  • Educational supplies
  • School bus
  • Graduation

If you want PowerPoint templates that help teach math, check out this collection of Microsoft PowerPoint templates for teaching multiplication tables, addition, and subtraction.