Dress Code

DRESS CODE - UNIFORM

GIRLS (K5 - 5TH GRADE)

  • Navy or Khaki jumper, skirt, squort, or uniform pants
    • ​​​​​​​Shorts or plain Navy or Black leggings must be worn under jumper/skirt
  • White, Red, or Navy Polo (short sleeve or long sleeve - no logo)
  • White, Red, or Navy cardigan sweater (optional)


GIRLS (6TH - 8TH GRADE)

  • Navy or Kahaki skirt, squort, or uniform pants
    • Shorts or plain Navy or Black leggins must be worn under skirt
    • Kahki or Navy uniform shorts can be worn Aug - Oct: May - June
  • White, Red, or Navy Polo (short sleeve or long sleeve - no - logo)
  • White, Red, or navy cardigan sweater (optional)


BOYS (ALL GRADES)

  • Navy or Kahki uniform pants
  • White, Red, or Navy Polo (short sleeve or long sleeve - no logo)


WARM WEATHER POLICY (AUGUST - OCTOBER 31; MAY1 - JUNE)

  • Kahki or Navy uniform shorts can be worn

 

​​​​​​​DRESS CODE FOR ALL STUDENTS


The dress code for St. Charles School requires that all attire be modest and respectful for a Catholic elementary school.   Clothes must be neat and clean, and promote the attitude of learning.

We ask that parents monitor what their children are wearing, while keeping in mind the modest, Catholic values that our school promotes.

The following items are considered appropriate and are included in the dress code:

PANTS, SHORTS, CAPRIS, SKIRTS and DRESSES:

  • Any color pants (slacks) or jeans
  • Flat front, pleated, cargos or corduroys
  • Tights, leggings, or shorts must be worn under skirts, dresses and long shirts.
  • LONG SHIRTS (covering the ‘backside’) MUST BE WORN WITH LEGGINGS.
  • Shorts and capris may be worn from April 15 through October 31
  • Skirts must be no more than four (4) inches above the knee


SHIRTS, SWEATERS, FLEECE, SWEATSHIRTS:

  • Collared, crew neck, or turtlenecks
  • Any solid color, stripe or pattern
  • Collared, crew neck, or turtleneck shirts under sweaters, etc.

The following items are not considered modest or appropriate for our children, and therefore, are not allowed:

  • No low-rise, holes, baggy, frayed or modified clothing
  • No camouflage, yoga pants, athletic pants, or athletic shorts


SHIRTS - Keep it Simple!

  • No graphics or words.  A small logo (the size of a fifty cent coin) is allowed.
  • No necklines below collarbone
  • No tank tops
  • No hooded sweatshirts in the classroom
  • No midriff or undergarments showing, including on shoulders


SHOES:

  • Shoes without backs are not allowed.
  • Socks must be worn.


CHURCH DAY ATTIRE:

  • Pants, skirts, dresses and collared shirts are allowed.  Dressy clothing without a collar is allowed.
  • NO jeans, shorts, capris, crew neck shirts or spirit wear are allowed.


GYM CLASS ATTIRE:

  • A pair of no mark tennis shoes just for gym class is required for all.
  • NO BLACK SOLED SHOES WILL BE ALLOWED ON GYM FLOOR.


Gym Attire for Grades 5 – 8

Gym attire consists of gym shorts and a short-sleeved spirit wear shirt.  Shorts may be students’ own shorts or old basketball uniform shorts.  All shorts must meet the “fingertip test” for length. Gym attire is to be kept in school with the expectation that they go home each week for washing.

HAIR AND MAKEUP:

  • Must be appropriate for our learning environment; simple and not disruptive
  • Makeup is permitted in Junior High (Grades 6-8)
  • Hair must be a natural color.
  • Pierced Jewelry/ Tattoos:
  • No visible pierced jewelry (including tongue) other than ears
  • No visible tattoos


WINTER WEAR:

Grades K – 4:

Required to dress properly for cold and snow, including:

  • Jackets, snow pants, boots, mittens, hats, or headbands.


Grades 5 – 8:

Recommended to wear hats, headbands, earmuffs, and gloves

  • Required to have boots or a second pair of shoes for outdoors.

HATS:
Hats, headscarves, headbands, and all other such headwear should NOT be worn in the school or church buildings.

CONSEQUENCES FOR DRESS CODE VIOLATIONS:

  • First Offense:                              Child will be issued a verbal warning.
  • Second Offense:                         Child will be issued a written warning.
  • Third Offense:                             Parent will be notified by a note to be signed and returned to school the next day
  • Fourth Offense:                           Child will be issued a detention.
  • Subsequent Offenses:                Child will receive further detentions, parent contact

FINAL DETERMINATION ON ALL DRESS CODE ISSUES WILL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE PRINCIPAL.