Hard Plastic Seating Series
Conventional School Chair

Contoured to follow natural body lines while offering maximum support, this gooseneck-shaped chair remains a nationwide staple for over 40 years. Sturdiest construction make this our strongest chair.

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Key Features & Accessories

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  • 5/8" Thick Hard Plastic

    Our strongest chair made with the strongest material, all chairs feature a 5/8" thick hard plastic seat and back.

  • Steel Frame

    This steel frame is unlike any other, fully unitized with full welds at 6 different points. Strong to the core.

  • Goose-neck Back Support

    The back support is designed to follow natural body lines, supporting exactly where its needed.

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Limitless Possibilities

This conventional chair offers the most variations in style and colors. Explore the series!

Explore all of the color possibilities in our 2018 catalog

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Conventionally Strong

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Comfort

The contoured seat is shaped to follow natural body lines while the back is designed to support your students where they need it.

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Benefits

The gooseneck-shaped chair back is designed for optimal back support and for secure upside-down stacking on desks.

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Strength

The 14-gauge steel back support (16-gauge on the 10", 12" and 14") and 16-gauge steel legs mated to 5 ⁄8" thick hard-plastic seat and back make this our strongest chair available.

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Design

This traditional design has been a staple of classrooms nationwide for more than 40 years. Designed to be stacked up to five chairs high for easy storage.

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General Specifications

Hard Plastic Chair
  • Model Numbers
  • 10" Four-Legged School Chair 510A
  • 12" Four-Legged School Chair 512
  • 14" Four-Legged School Chair 514
  • 16" Four-Legged School Chair 516
  • 18" Four-Legged School Chair 518
  • 18" School Chair with Casters 518C
  • 19" Four-Legged School Chair 519

Back: 13⅛" wide by 6⅜" in length, 5⁄8" thick hard-plastic back.

Seat: All chairs 10"-14" in height have a hard plastic seat that is 14" wide and 13" in depth. All chairs 16"-19" are 16" wide and 14⅝" in depth. All seats are ⅝" thick.

Frame: Legs are two -1" round, 16-gauge chrome-plated steel welded together that form the four legs. Back support is 3⁄4" round, 14-gauge chrome-plated steel (16-gauge for 10", 12" and 14"), welded to bottom legs forming the frame.

Glides: Self-adjusting nylon glides are standard.

Chair Size Suggestions: 

  • Preschool-K: 12" or 14"  
  • 1st -2nd Grade: 14" or 16" 
  • 3rd -4th Grade: 16" or 18" 
  • 5th-12th Grade: 18" or 19" 

General Specifications

Hard Plastic Chair with Bookbasket
  • Model Numbers
  • 12" School Chair with Bookbasket 512WBB
  • 14" School Chair with Bookbasket 514WBB
  • 16" School Chair with Bookbasket 516WBB
  • 18" School Chair with Bookbasket 518WBB
  • 19" School Chair with Bookbasket 519WBB

Back: 13⅛" wide by 6⅜" in length, 5⁄8" thick hard-plastic back.

Seat: All chairs 10"-14" in height have a hard plastic seat that is 14" wide and 13" in depth. All chairs 16"-19" are 16" wide and 14⅝" in depth. All seats are ⅝" thick.

Frame: Legs are two -1" round, 16-gauge chrome-plated steel welded together that form the four legs. Back support is 3⁄4" round, 14-gauge chrome-plated steel (16-gauge for 10", 12" and 14"), welded to bottom legs forming the frame.

Bookbasket: Chrome-plated ¼" rod steel. Wired bookbasket is 14½"W x 12"D x 8"H. 

Glides: Self-adjusting nylon glides are standard.

Chair Size Suggestions: 

  • Preschool-K: 12" or 14"  
  • 1st -2nd Grade: 14" or 16" 
  • 3rd -4th Grade: 16" or 18" 
  • 5th-12th Grade: 18" or 19" 

General Specifications

 Hard Plastic Chair with Bookrack
  • Model Numbers
  • 12" School Chair with Bookrack 512WBR
  • 14" School Chair with Bookrack 514WBR
  • 16" School Chair with Bookrack 516WBR
  • 18" School Chair with Bookrack 518WBR
  • 19" School Chair with Bookrack 519WBR

Back: 13⅛" wide by 6⅜" in length, 5⁄8" thick hard-plastic back.

Seat: All chairs 10"-14" in height have a hard plastic seat that is 14" wide and 13" in depth. All chairs 16"-19" are 16" wide and 14⅝" in depth. All seats are ⅝" thick.

Frame: Legs are two -1" round, 16-gauge chrome-plated steel welded together that form the four legs. Back support is 3⁄4" round, 14-gauge chrome-plated steel (16-gauge for 10", 12" and 14"), welded to bottom legs forming the frame.

Bookrack: Chrome-plated ½" rod steel. Wired bookrack is 16"W x 14"D x 8"H.

Glides: Self-adjusting nylon glides are standard.

Chair Size Suggestions: 

  • Preschool-K: 12" or 14"  
  • 1st -2nd Grade: 14" or 16" 
  • 3rd -4th Grade: 16" or 18" 
  • 5th-12th Grade: 18" or 19" 

General Specifications

  • Model Numbers
  • 12" School Chair with X-Brace 512XBR
  • 14" School Chair with X-Brace 514XBR
  • 16" School Chair with X-Brace 516XBR
  • 18" School Chair with X-Brace 518XBR
  • 19" School Chair with X-Brace 519XBR

Back: 13⅛" wide by 6⅜" in length, 5⁄8" thick hard-plastic back.

Seat: All chairs 10"-14" in height have a hard plastic seat that is 14" wide and 13" in depth. All chairs 16"-19" are 16" wide and 14⅝" in depth. All seats are ⅝" thick.

Frame: Legs are two -1" round, 16-gauge chrome-plated steel welded together that form the four legs. Back support is 3⁄4" round, 14-gauge chrome-plated steel (16-gauge for 10", 12" and 14"), welded to bottom legs forming the frame.

X-Brace: Chrome-plated ⅜" X rod steel. 

Glides: Self-adjusting nylon glides are standard.

Chair Size Suggestions: 

  • Preschool-K: 12" or 14"  
  • 1st -2nd Grade: 14" or 16" 
  • 3rd -4th Grade: 16" or 18" 
  • 5th-12th Grade: 18" or 19" 

General Specifications

Hard Plastic Computer Chair with Draft Kit
  • Model Numbers
  • Computer Chair without Drafting Kit 558
  • Computer Chair with Drafting Kit 558D

Back: 13⅛" wide by 6⅜" in length, 5⁄8" thick hard-plastic back.

Seat: All chairs 10"-14" in height have a hard plastic seat that is 14" wide and 13" in depth. All chairs 16"-19" are 16" wide and 14⅝" in
depth. All seats are ⅝" thick.

Computer Chairs: 5-star plastic swivel base on five casters with pneumatic lift. Stationary Glides are optional and will be sent instead of casters if requested at the time of order.

Drafting Kit (558D & 558D): Chrome Foot Ring for extra comfort with 9" steel tube extender for increased height adjustability.

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