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Oneida, NY 13421

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Dress Code (revised 6/16)

St. Patrick’s School Dress Code for Grades K-6

Revised June 16, 2016



Girls:   Grades K-3 will wear standard black-watch plaid jumper with a white or powder blue uniform blouse (long or short sleeves), it must have a collar.  Grades 4-6 may wear either a kilt or jumper with white or powder blue uniform blouse.  All jumpers must be knee-length and the matching cloth belt must be worn.  All kilts must be knee-length.


Boys:   Navy dress pants with white or powder blue dress shirt (short or long sleeves) and a tie. 

Pants, Shorts and Skorts: Are to be traditional navy colored uniform style and they are not to be too tight fitting. Low-riding or cargo pants are NOT permitted.





FALL DRESS CODE:  September, October, November


Girls: Navy walking shorts, navy skorts (no shorter than one inch above the knee) or navy pants with a white or powder blue polo, dress shirt, or turtleneck (long or short sleeves).


Dress Uniform

Boys: Navy walking shorts (no shorter than one inch above the knee) or navy pants with a white or powder blue polo, dress shirt, or turtleneck (long or short sleeves).


Dress Uniform


WINTER DRESS CODE: December, January, February and March


Boys and Girls: Must have legs covered by either pants, knee socks, or heavy tights; leggings and yoga pants are NOT permitted! NO SHORTS ALLOWED IN WINTER! Sweaters are recommended when it is cold.

Dress Uniform is always welcomed



Same as fall dress code except in June, when students can wear sneakers of their choice.

Dress Uniform is always welcomed


1)      Black, dark brown or navy shoes for girls with modest heel of no more than 1” high (for safety reasons clogs, sandals or open-toed or open-back styles are not permitted in school).

2)      Black or dark brown dress shoes for boys.

3)      ALL BLACK sneaker option for boys and girls.  Sneakers worn in lieu of dress shoes must be ENTIRELY BLACK, INCLUDING SOLE! (No stripes, logos or designs of any color!).  Sneakers that are worn at school need to be the type that ties for safety reasons.  No slip-ons.  Sneakers with Velcro may be worn only if bindings are tight and secure.



Matching socks are to be worn at all times!

Boys may wear only solid white, black or navy ankle or golf socks. Girls may wear only solid     white, black or navy socks (ankle, golf or knee) OR black, white, navy, powder blue, or dark green tights.  



All jumpers must be worn with the matching cloth belt.  If a belt is worn with pants and shorts, it must be a plain black or brown traditional belt.  (No logos, designs, sashes, etc.)

Sweaters and sweater vests:

Sweaters may be cardigans, pullovers or vests.  Sweaters must be solid navy, white, or powder blue.  No hooded sweatshirts allowed!

Jewelry:  Students may wear small, modest earrings and /or necklaces.  Wrist watches are permitted.  The following items are not allowed to be worn or brought to school:  bracelets (including the snap bracelets), ankle bracelets, dangle earrings, sweatbands.  Please no jewelry on physical education days.   NO MAKE UP OR LIPSTICK ALLOWED. Chapstick is allowed on an as needed basis.


Physical Education Clothes:

Grades 3-6 will change for Phys. Ed. All students will need a plain gray T-shirt or a St. Patrick’s School gray T-shirt.  They may wear blue or black shorts, (no shorter than 1” above the knee in length), blue or black sweatpants or blue or black nylon wind pants.  Stripes on mesh shorts or pants are acceptable.  Sneakers of any color may be worn.  Socks are required.

Dress Down Days:

On designated dress down days all students should be appropriately and modestly dressed.  No tank tops or spaghetti straps.  No T-shirts with inappropriate designs.  No torn or low-riding jeans or pants.  Sandals, flip flops and clogs are never permitted, including dress down days.

As always, the Uniform Exchange is available to all families.  Call the office to schedule an appointment. The Uniform Room is open the first Monday of each month from 2:30-3:30 to look for items needed.   New kilts/jumpers are available at www.flynnohara.com.

   ** New girl’s jumper belts and boy’s ties are available in the school office for $7.00 each.