Busy students need the right tools for doing their work at home, in the classroom or in the studio. A compass is useful for many different subjects for measuring and drawing circles with accuracy. When looking for a compass, classroom guidelines may suggest certain features to ensure success and mastery of subject matter, such as in a drafting class. Browse our selection and find the right student compass today.
You need a compass that will withstand the rigors of everyday use. Choose from durable all-metal designs to ensure long-lasting use. A universal compass with an adjustable holder that can accommodate different types of pencils, pens, markers and mechanical pencils is suitable for a variety of classroom and studio applications. Make sure the compass has a comfortable grip for ease of use and prevention of slippage.
Some compasses come already equipped with a special pencil or lead. Make sure that you can find easy replacements when needed.
If you need a compass for drafting, choose one of our specially designed drafting models, which are precision crafted and delicately balanced to ensure accuracy. If you need to transport your drafting work and supplies from a classroom or studio to home and back again, consider one of our art portfolios.
For classroom use, choose a compass with safety features, such as antimicrobial protection and retractable points. There are also compasses that are designed without sharp points for added safety in a classroom setting.
For convenience, choose one of our compass sets, which include special features, such as extra compasses, extension bars for larger circles, dividers, inking attachments and extra lead.