School Dress Code

 

The school uniform selections can be found online at Charter Uniforms at the link below. They stock most of our requirements, and carry the logo polo shirts!

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The school uniform selections are also mostly available through locations such as Wal-Mart, Target and Old Navy. All uniform items must adhere to policy as listed below. Any item of clothing that is excessive in distaste, fit, condition, or distraction may result in a removal from the classroom, parent call for alternative clothing, and/or discipline referral at the discretion of the school director.

Special Uniform Update

PSOE does not require white or black tennis shoes as part of the official student dress code. Tennis shoes may be any color, while adhering to the following rules:

  • Shoes must be tennis shoes with non-marking soles.
  • Open toe shoes, heels, pumps, boat shoes, TOMS, Uggs, or loafers are not accepted.
  • Students may wear boots on snowy days, but are encouraged to change into tennis shoes at school.

 

Dress Code for students in Grades K – 8

(K-2) Shirts – Orange polo shirts are the only acceptable uniform shirt. These are available in both short and long sleeve. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. T-shirts should be worn under the PSOE school uniform shirtsleeve. No undershirt can be worn with sleeves that extend beyond the school uniform shirt.

 

(3-5) Shirts – Light blue polo shirts are the only acceptable uniform shirt. These are available in both short and long sleeve. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. T-shirts should be worn under the PSOE school uniform shirtsleeve. No undershirt can be worn with sleeves that extend beyond the school shirt.

 

(6-8) Shirts – Navy blue polo shirts are the only acceptable uniform shirt. These are available in both short and long sleeve. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. T-shirts should be worn under the PSOE school uniform shirtsleeve. No undershirt can be worn with sleeves that extend beyond the school shirt.

 

(K-8) Skirts – For girls, Khaki V-neck jumpers with pleated skirt and Khaki pleated skirts are the only acceptable school skirts. All skirts must at least mid-thigh (safely below extended fingertips) in length. Shorts or under-skirts should be worn under all skirts.

 

(K-8) Shorts – Khaki cotton school shorts are the only acceptable uniform shorts. Shorts must be factory-hemmed, and be securely fastened at the waistline with a belt. No cargo shorts. Drooping shorts are not acceptable. Short length must be within three inches of the knees. Shorts are not acceptable on cold-weather days.

 

(K-8) Pants – Khaki cotton twill pants are the only acceptable uniform pants. Pants must be securely fastened at the waistline with a belt and straight-legged. With pants containing belt loops, a belt must be worn. No drooping is acceptable. Pants are not to drag on the ground. Pedal-pusher, cargo, and capri pants are not acceptable.

 

(K-8) Sweaters – Knit navy blue zipper or button sweaters and sweater vests are the only acceptable uniform sweater. No sweatshirts, hoodies, or jackets are allowed while in school. No logos may appear on sweaters. Students may wear jackets and coats during inclement weather, but must remove the jacket or coat after arrival.

 

(K-8) Hair – All students’ hair must be neat, clean and well groomed. Hairstyles should not create a safety or health hazard and/or interfere with the educational environment of the school. Decorations in hair must not be excessive or have the potential to cause distractions. Any hair decoration that is excessive in size or distraction may be removed at the discretion of the teacher and/or school director.

 

(K-8) Shoes – Shoes must be tennis shoes of any color with non-marking soles. Shoes must be closed (heel and toe) and sturdy. Students may wear boots during inclement weather, but must change into tennis shoes immediately after arrival.

 

(K-8) Belts – Whenever school pants (or shorts) are worn, belts must be worn at all times. Belts must be less than 2” in width, must be brown or black, must be leather, synthetic leather, or vinyl, and must be worn through the belt loops of the school pants/shorts. Belt buckles must be plain and not oversized, branded, or iconic.

 

(K-8) Socks/Tights/Leggings – Navy blue, black, brown, or white crew socks, calf length, and knee-high socks are appropriate. All students must wear socks. No logos may appear on the socks. Girls may wear white or navy tights, leggings, or socks when worn underneath a skirt. Leggings cannot be worn as uniform pants.

 

(K-8) Jewelry, Body Piercing, Tattoos – Outside of earrings, no body piercing is permitted. Tattoos are not permitted. Any tattoos, temporary or permanent, must be removed before the student is allowed to attend class. Jewelry should not dangle (earrings, necklaces, chains, etc.) or interfere with the educational environment of the school. Necklaces or chains may not be worn on the outside of the school shirt or jumper. Boys and girls may wear stud-style earrings (one per ear) that fasten securely to the ear lobe and do not dangle. Bracelets, Hair bands, Silly Bands, and rubber bands are not to be worn on the fingers, hands, feet, ankles, legs, wrist, arms, or neck. A single ring may be worn on each hand. Any jewelry that is excessive in size or distraction may be removed at the discretion of the teacher and school director.

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