The updated Flak Jacket Plus 3.0 laptop bag safeguards your device with the perfect balance of protection and size. Combining highly shock-absorbing foam with corrugated plastic stiffeners, the Flak Jacket Plus delivers complete protection in a slim, lightweight design. The outside pocket provides just enough room for essential accessories while the ID window allows for quick identification. An outside pocket for papers/ folders has been added, for even greater utility. See for yourself why the Flak Jacket series is one of Higher Ground's most successful and popular academic solutions!
The Flak Jacket Plus 3.0 bag comes in three sizes and can conveniently carry your 11-inch, 13- to 14-inch or 15-inch Macbook Air, Chromebook or any other laptop safely using the carry handles or shoulder strap. The slim design means the bag can be used on its own or slipped into students’ backpacks. The uniform gray siding of this Chromebook or Macbook Air laptop bag is both stylish and functional and keeps all students on equal ground while eliminating conflicts over or swapping of bags.
Don’t trust your educational devices to just any company — choose the innovative designs and superior protection of Higher Ground. We strive to adapt to the ever-changing needs of educational providers and the technology you use. Our products provide such excellent support that insurance carriers recognize reduced damage, meaning fewer claims and cost savings. Some will even pass those savings on to you.
Plus, when you choose Higher Ground, you get the following benefits:
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DataKeeper Cart - The Universal Cart Case
Higher Ground brings you the first universal solution to protect your Chromebooks used in charging carts. The Datakeeper Cart is compatible with all 11" Chromebooks and sized to fit in all slots 1.25" and wider. Constructed with EVA foam and utilizing corner straps, the Datakeeper Cart securely anchors the device, providing affordable full-time protection; from cart to class, back to cart again!
This ultra lightweight and slim laptop case features an always-on design with clear ID pocket for easy inventory. The DataKeeper Cart case will protect your Chromebooks, but that’s not all. This case is compatible with virtually all 11-inch compact laptops you could have in stock, including Macbook Air. Keep your Chromebooks and Macbook Airs covered with this slim, always-on laptop case that features a convenient carry handle, secure corner straps that are clear on the top to ensure the entire screen is visible and shock-absorbing foam.
Carts are universal, now your case is too!
DataKeeper Cart - The Universal Cart Case Higher Ground brings you the first universal solution to protect your Chromebooks used in charging carts.... View full product details
The Vert 3.1 convertible shoulder bag is a simple and elegant top-loading case designed to safely transport your Chromebook® and iPad® or other tablets and laptops in style. The main compartment protects your laptop while having enough space for notebooks or papers, while the internal padded sleeve secures your secondary tablet device. The shoulder strap instantly transforms into a backpack providing versatility and style.
This Chromebook messenger bag is a more compact and with a slimmer profile than a traditional backpack. The top handle and convertible shoulder strap make it easy to transport and carry up to two tablet and laptop devices effortlessly. The soft gray exterior of this Chromebook bag makes it appealing to all ages. Choose your size — from 11" Chromebooks to the 15" Macbook Pro.
Style and functionality combine for the perfect, compact shoulder bag.
Vert 3.1The Vert 3.1 convertible shoulder bag is a simple and elegant top-loading case designed to safely transport your Chromebook® and iPad® or other tablets... View full product details
The TechNomad laptop backpack is a lightweight, incredibly comfortable backpack that was designed for the digital lifestyle. Twenty-one strategically sized and located pockets keep all of your gear organized, accessible and protected. A dedicated, re-enforced and padded storage slot keeps your laptop secure and out of harm’s way. The ergonomic backpack straps and rear padding provide even weight distribution and support.
Whether you’re a student needing a laptop bag for college or a businessperson on the go, the TechNomad backpack with laptop compartment is a functional and practical option with a clean design that will provide superior protection for your devices.
There are hundreds of backpacks on the market today, but only one has been designed to be truly “Technomadic."
The TechNomad laptop backpack is a lightweight, incredibly comfortable backpack that was designed for the digital lifestyle. Twenty-one strategically sized and located pockets keep all... View full product details
The Flak Jacket Plus Classic laptop case with pocket and handle offers the same great design as the popular previous Flak Jacket but with a larger front pocket, providing more room for your power supply and accessories. Combining shock absorbing foam with multiple layers of corrugated, plastic stiffeners, the Flak Jacket delivers complete and superior protection for your device. As always, all handles, straps and stress points are bar tacked and built to last. Don’t let your device leave without its jacket!
Chromebook, Mac, and Tablet Friendly
Chromebooks, Macbooks, iPads and tablets find a familiar and well-fitted home in the Flak Jacket Classic, which comes in two sizes to fit both 11-inch and 13- to 14-inch laptops and tablets. The Flak Jacket has been the first line of protection for many major 1-to-1 programs throughout the world. The results speak for themselves in cost reduction and decreased student downtime. Equally great for tablets with keyboards. Ruggedized protection that is built to last!
Surfing The Web
Though much of Higher Ground's gear is designed for couch surfing, you won't find neoprene here. The soft, spongy material is great for wetsuits however neoprene is less desirable when it comes to drop or shock protection for your laptop. The Flak Jacket's polyurethane foam provides superior protection.
The Flak Jacket combines highly shock absorbing foam with corrugated plastic stiffeners to provide complete protection from your laptop in a slim, lightweight solution. Don't let your laptop or tablet leave the house without its jacket.
This laptop and tablet case doubles as a convenient carry bag for 11-, 13- and 14-inch tablets and laptops. Don’t rely on cheap neoprene cases to protect your valuable educational equipment. Instead, choose Higher Ground to know that your devices will survive trips to school, home and back again.
The Flak Jacket Plus Classic laptop case with pocket and handle offers the same great design as the popular previous Flak Jacket but with a... View full product details
When you choose Higher Ground products to protect your school’s laptops, Chromebooks and tablets, you’ll receive superior protection and best-in-class support and services.
The Shuttle is more than your typical, lightly padded sleeve. It’s the ultimate compact computer case.Small In . Big On Protection.The Shuttle allows you to... View full product details
Advanced, Lightweight Armor for Your Laptop
The Flak Jacket laptop case is advanced, lightweight armor for your laptop. You won't find neoprene sleeves here. Neoprene may feel good and spongy to the touch, but its shock protection is weak. The Flak Jacket combines low resilience, highly shock-absorbing foam with corrugated plastic stiffeners to deliver complete protection in a slim, lightweight laptop case design. Polyurethane foam is more environmentally friendly than neoprene and in case of an accidental slip, it’s friendlier to your laptop as well. Plus, the stiff shell means this laptop case can double as a lapdesk when needed to protect your skin from the heat of the device.
The Flak Jacket laptop case provides excellent protection to iPads, Chromebooks, Macbooks and other tablets and laptops and can easily be carried by students of all ages — it’s no bigger than a notebook or binder and can be slipped into backpacks and bags for transport to and from school. With three convenient sizes, this case protects devices — including iPads and laptops like Chromebooks and Macbook Airs — that are 11 inches, 13 inches and 15 inches in size.
Once your laptop is removed, you may use the reinforced case as a stable lap desk of your computer, helping keep some of the excess heat from reaching your skin.
Though much of Higher Ground's gear is designed for couch surfing, you won't find neoprene here. The soft, spongy material is great for wet suits however neoprene is less desirable when it comes to drop or shock protection for your laptop. The Flak Jacket's polyurethane foam provides superior protection.
The Flak Jacket's shock-absorbing foam and corrugated plastic stiffeners deliver protective armor for your laptop in a slick, understated design. Far superior to neoprene, the low resilience polyurethane foam is better for the environment and safer for your device in case of accidental bumps or drops.
Don’t let your laptop or tablet leave the house without its jacket.
Advanced, Lightweight Armor for Your Laptop The Flak Jacket laptop case is advanced, lightweight armor for your laptop. You won't find neoprene sleeves here. Neoprene... View full product details
Protective Armor for your Chromebook
The Flak Jacket Slim laptop messenger bag provides convenient protection for your laptop in an incredibly compact solution. Whether transporting by its comfortable handle or inside your backpack, the FJ Slim protects your laptop in our most compact solution yet. An optional (sold separately) shoulder strap is also available.
Protect your iPad pro, Chromebook or Macbook with this slim laptop case with zip closure for easy access from your desk or backpack, and experience excellent protection. This bag is lightweight and compact and provides much more protection than traditional Chromebook or iPad Pro cases. The slender profile and convenient hand strap of this thin laptop bag mean it’s no bigger than a binder and students of all ages can easily transport their educational devices.
The Flak Jacket Slim laptop bag is available in two convenient sizes — 11 inches to carry smaller Chromebooks, laptops and tablets and 13 inches to fit larger devices, like the iPad Pro 12.9-inch model.
The Flak Jacket slim is sleek, stylish and convenient, and it’s an excellent choice for superior device protection.
"When we needed a safe and robust case for our 1:1 take home program, we turned to Higher Ground. The Flak Jacket Slim has provided exceptional protection as our devices have traveled to and from school over the past two years. With the new lighter Slim design, we're even more impressed with the results."
-A. Schwab, Associate Superintendent, Union School District
Protective Armor for your ChromebookThe Flak Jacket Slim laptop messenger bag provides convenient protection for your laptop in an incredibly compact solution. Whether transporting by... View full product details
Schools make a major investment in laptops for their pupils. Failing to protect them adequately creates additional repair and replacement costs. A high-quality laptop bag for students provides a cost-effective solution for safeguarding this valuable technology and lengthening its lifespan. As the original education-focused case manufacturer, Higher Ground offers a variety of rugged products that will minimize the risk of laptop damage.
Founded in 2003 by a college educator and his former student, Higher Ground continues to set the standard for the industry. The company concentrates on developing cases and bags for schools that combine maximum drop protection with functionality. While there have been many copycat cases over the years, most of these products are designed for the consumer market. Higher Ground bags deliver targeted solutions that address the unique challenges that school districts face.
Higher Ground backs every protective laptop bag with a broad assortment of value-added services, such as:
School districts may supply their students with laptops at any grade level in the K-12 spectrum, but elementary school students don't use their devices in the same way as their older counterparts. With this fact in mind, Higher Ground produces a variety of durable laptop bags that serve the needs of every student.
Models such as the Shuttle and Datakeeper feature the smaller size and work-in-bag functionality that's best for younger pupils. High school students can benefit from the Flak Jacket 3.0, with its slim, lightweight design and built-in storage pocket for carrying laptop accessories, notebooks, papers and school supplies.
Every laptop bag for education will provide exceptional drop protection that maximizes the lifespan of the device and reduces repair and replacement costs.
Higher Ground protective laptop bags provide school districts and their students with a host of features and benefits that set them apart from competing models.
Some of these features include:
Higher Ground will do everything possible to improve your customer experience. Feel free to contact us if you have questions about any of our laptop bags or need more information. You can also receive a no-obligation quote when you're ordering multiple quantities of bags for your district. Free samples of any product are available upon request.