We know聽Halloween isn鈥檛 exactly around the corner, but it鈥檚 never too early to start planning your killer costume.聽Let the final days of August inspire your getup, and by that we mean back to school. These 24 creative ideas are inspired by the cool school settings from our favorite movies and TV shows. So聽right after you buy a聽new pair of jeans, snag a聽new pair of kicks聽and聽DIY your notebooks, Pin and bookmark these ideas to get extra credit on your A+ group and couple costumes.

1.聽The Plastics: What might be the most quoted movie of our time (鈥淚s butter a carb?鈥), Mean Girls聽has some of the most fetch Halloween costume inspo, ever. From Pink Wednesdays to the 鈥淛ingle Bell Rock鈥 looks, there are a ton of possibilities to recreate this iconic girl clique. Let your favorite scene design your duds! (via聽Soulfire Photography)

2.聽Clueless: As our favorite popular high school girls on the silver screen, Cher, Dionne and Tai make a fantastic group costume for you and two of your BFFs. (via聽Wildfox)

3.聽Serena + Blair: It would be pretty tough to copy Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen鈥檚 actual looks from the hit show Gossip Girl (we mean, they wear Oscar de la Renta and Chanel to high school), but you can still channel these Upper East Side school girls with some classic accessories 鈥 pearls and a headband for B and a short skirt and loose tie for S. (via People)

4.聽Cast of MTV鈥檚 Awkward: To say that Jenna Hamilton鈥檚 teenage life is awkward would be an understatement. To mimic her look and still be recognizable, you need to recreate that infamous cast. (via MTV)

5.聽Ashley Spinelli: Remember Ashley Spinelli from the kiddy cartoon Recess? That chick was the coolest tomboy on the playground. To copy her style, a leather moto jacket, striped tights and an orange beanie are key. Oh, and the pigtails. (via Costume Works)

6.聽Laney Boggs: Our favorite makeover story takes center stage for this She鈥檚 All That couples costume. Grab a friend so that one can go as the 鈥渂efore鈥 and the other can go as the 鈥渁fter.鈥 (via Popsugar)

7.聽Superbad Seth: Steal some style tips from Jonah Hill鈥檚 hilarious character in聽Superbad by wearing a navy western shirt and khakis. Then, just carry around some Tide. (via聽Buzzfeed)

8.聽Brenda, Kelly, Donna and Andrea: The girls from the original Beverly Hills, 90210聽are a seriously cool way to go 鈥90s with your besties for Halloween. Heck, why wait 鈥檛il October!? You could totally rock some of these looks at the office. (via Who What Wear)

9.聽Cast of Ja鈥檓ie: Private School Girl: If you didn鈥檛 have the pleasure of catching Chris Lilley鈥檚 Australian comedy series on HBO, drop everything and HBOGo it stat. After you literally ROFL, you鈥檒l be searching for school blazers, striped shirt dresses and Mary Janes immediately. (via Big Pond Movies)

10.聽Edward Cullen + Jane: This isn鈥檛 your typical Twilight couples costume. Sure, you could go for the obvious Edward and Bella, but why not go to the dark side and go as Edward and Jane? Not only do you get to rock a killer cat eye, but you also get to wear a cape! (via The Pin Junkie)

11.聽Cast of Ferris Bueller鈥檚 Day Off: You guys. This group costume is too good for words. Whether you鈥檙e looking for a couples costume, a besties costume or a group getup, this legendary 鈥80s movie has fantastic options (and gives you a perfectly good excuse to play hooky). (via聽Pinterest聽+聽Ten:Thirteen Design)

12.聽Cast of Pretty Little Liars: Got a secret; can you keep it? This beautiful group of high schoolers is made up of four best friends with very different styles. For the most recognizable look, opt for a classic LBD 鈥 but don鈥檛 forget to rough yourself up with some dirt (or face paint). (via Seventeen)

13.聽Darla Marks: A 鈥淪eniors鈥 tee or sweatshirt, plaid shorts and some knee-high tube socks will make you a dead ringer for Dazed and Confused鈥榮 Queen Bee. (via Found Item Clothing)

14.聽Cast of Napoleon Dynamite: Dressing as the most awkward high school character ever created is pretty easy and sure to get lots of laughs. Large glasses, unflattering jeans, a 鈥渧ote for Pedro鈥 tee and an afro are all necessities. Bonus points if you can get your friends to come as Deb, Kip and Pedro. Double bonus points if you can learn the dance. (via聽Costume Works)

15.聽Cast of Glee: Whether you鈥檙e a fan of Sue Sylvester and the Cheerios, Mr. Schu and New Directions, Coach Beiste and the football team聽or the Dalton Academy Warblers, there are tons of great costume ideas floating through the halls of William McKinley. (via Toynk)

16.聽Heather Chandler, McNamara and Duke: Rule the school by dressing as the colorful clique from 鈥80s cult classic Heathers.聽(via Found Item Clothing)

17.聽Paulie Bleaker + Juno: This Juno couples costume is one of our faves, because it鈥檚 so easy to do and so recognizable. And, if you鈥檙e actually a mama-to-be, this is a great way for you and your baby bump to join in on the Halloween fun. (via聽Baby Gaga)

18.聽Enid + Rebecca: These two high school outcasts from Ghost World would be a blast to dress up as. With the exception of the raptor tee (which was homemade, btw), the looks would be quite easy to recreate. (via聽Flickr)

19.聽Barden Bellas: If you鈥檝e got a group of girls, go as the acca-awesome gals from Pitch Perfect before they got their cool makeover from Beca. Just be prepared to sing, because you know someone鈥檚 going to ask you. (via Coolest Homemade Costumes)

20.聽Cast of The Breakfast Club: This unlikely crew of five is one of the most celebrated high school groups in movie history. A few key accessories and some 鈥80s outfits will make this one a cinch. (via ELJ All Arts Annex)

21.聽Sandy + Danny: This stellar couples costume from Grease gives us chills (they鈥檙e multiplyin鈥).聽While we鈥檙e loving the sexy version of Sandy, you could also channel Sandra Dee with a 鈥50s poodle skirt and tennis shoes. (via聽Halloween Costumes)

22.聽Torrance Shipman: If you鈥檙e thinking about being a cheerleader for Halloween, consider going as the champion-winning squad captain of the Toros (T-T-T-Torrance) from Bring It On. No one will see it coming and the quotes will be flying (鈥淎wesome, oh wow! Like, totally freak me out! I mean, right on!鈥). (via聽My Party Shirt)

23.聽Kelly Kapowski + Zack Morris: The cutest duo of the 鈥90s? Kelly and Zack, duh! Combine your love for early 鈥90s fashion and your love for the teen sitcom, Saved by the Bell into one rad couples costume. (via Ian Brooks)

24.聽Olive: We鈥檝e got mad love for the sassy high schooler from聽Easy A. The costume is one of the easiest yet. Just grab your Wayfarers, a pearl necklace and a black corset (and don鈥檛 forget the 鈥淎鈥 patch). (via IMG Arcade)

Are any of these school-goers sparking your costume creativity? Talk to us in the comments below!