St. Patrick’s School Dress Code for Grades K-6
Revised September 2020
DRESS UNIFORM IS REQUIRED ON ALL MASS DAYS!
Girls: Grades K-3 will wear standard black watch plaid jumper with a white or powder blue uniform blouse (long or short sleeves), 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. Leggings and Yoga pants are not permitted to be worn as pants, but are acceptable to wear in place of tights.
Boys: Navy dress pants with white or powder blue dress shirt (short or long sleeves) and a tie.
DRESS CODE BY SEASON
FALL DRESS CODE: September and October
Girls: Navy walking shorts, navy skorts (no shorter than one inch above the knee) or navy pants (no capris) with a white or powder blue polo, dress, or turtleneck shirt (long or short sleeves) OR 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, or turtleneck shirt (long or short sleeves) OR Dress Uniform
WINTER DRESS CODE: November, December, January, February and March
Boys: Must wear pants. No shorts allowed! Dress Uniform is always welcomed.
Girls: Must have legs mostly covered to protect from cold. When wearing a dress or skirt, girls should wear leggings, knee socks, or heavy tights underneath. No shorts allowed! Dress Uniform is always welcomed.
SPRING DRESS CODE: April, May and June
Same as fall dress code except in June, when students can wear sneakers of their choice. Dress Uniform is always welcomed.
Sweaters, sweater vests: Sweaters may be cardigans, pullovers or vests. Sweaters must be solid white, black, dark green, navy. No sweatshirts, jackets or fleece may be worn indoors.
Pants, Shorts and Skorts: Are to be traditional navy uniform style. Tight-fitting, low-riding, cargo, capri, leggings, and yoga pants are NOT permitted to be worn as bottoms.
Shoes: Black, dark brown, or navy blue dress shoes with modest heel of no more than 1″ high. For safety reasons, clogs, sandals, open-toed or open-back shoes are not allowed. NO FASHION BOOTS.
ALL BLACK SNEAKER option in lieu of dress shoes must be ENTIRELY BLACK, INCLUDING SOLE! (No stripes, logos or designs of any color).
Sneakers of any color may be worn during the month of June ONLY.
Socks: Matching socks are to be worn at all times!
Boys may wear only solid white, black, dark green, or navy socks.
Girls may wear only solid white, black, dark green, or navy socks or tights.
Belts: 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 or designs or sashes etc.)
Students may wear small, modest earrings and /or necklaces, wrist watches are permitted as long as they aren’t distracting. The following items are NOT allowed to be worn or brought to school: bracelets (including the snap bracelets), ankle bracelets, dangle earrings, sweatbands. NO jewelry on physical education days. NO MAKE UP, NAIL POLISH, OR LIPSTICK ALLOWED. Chap Stick on an as needed basis. Modest hair accessories are allowed, but nothing that will distract. Hair coloring is not allowed.
Physical Education Clothes:
Grade 6 only will wear a PE uniform. 6th grade 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), sweatpants, or wind pants. Sneakers of any color may be worn for PE class and 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. Flip flops, clogs, open-toed and open-backed shoes are not allowed. Again, nothing that will be distracting.
*Please note: New Jumpers and kilts are only available through Flynn & O’Hara. Ties are available from our school office for $8.50 each, hair scrunchies are $6.50, and jumper belts are $8.50.
As always, the Uniform Exchange is available to all families. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
Donations of uniforms in good condition welcomed!
(The Principal has the right to update this dress code at any time.)