Uniform Requirements

Uniform Flyer 18-19

UNIFORM POLICY


The dress and grooming of Oakland Avenue Charter School students shall contribute to the health
and safety of each individual, promote a positive educational environment, and not disrupt the
educational activities and/or processes of the school. These minimum standards of dress and
grooming apply to all students unless a specific exemption is granted by the Principal and/or
designee.

OAKLAND CHARTER SCHOOL REQUIRES STUDENTS TO WEAR THE APPROPRIATE
SCHOOL UNIFORM:


 • Solid Red, White, or Navy polo type shirt with cap sleeve. No logos exceeding 2” x 2”
 permitted other than OACS logo.
 • Solid Beige or Navy uniform style skorts, shorts, pants or skirts with shorts worn underneath.
 • Tennis shoes must be worn every day. No other shoes are permitted.
 • Students may wear solid navy blue, white, or red socks no longer than mid calf.
In addition, please note the guidelines below:
 • Platform shoes (including athletic shoes with platforms) are not permitted. No ‘heelies’, crocs,
 or sandals. Boots and/or any shoes above the ankle are not permitted.
 • No open-toe or backless shoes are permitted.
 • Socks MUST be worn at all times and cannot have patterns nor exceed mid calf in length.
 • In rainy weather, galoshes may be worn over shoes, but must be removed once on campus.
 • Shirts should be tucked in but can remain un-tucked if it does not extend past the inseam of
 bottoms.
 • Belts must be worn with uniform shorts or pants (2nd thru 5th grade) when bottoms have belt
 loops.
 • No jumpers/dresses.
 • No dangling earrings.
 • Headbands must be traditional in style. Novelty ears, large bows, large flowers or those that
 wrap around forehead are not permitted.
 • Hair must be a natural hair color, including temporary hair color or spray on hair dye.
Students not in compliance with the uniform policy will be referred to administration for parent
contact and/or application of consequences.

COLD WEATHER CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS:


In cold weather students may wear whatever outerwear they wish to school; however, they must
wear only permitted clothing in the classroom. Permitted cold weather clothing:
 • PLAIN solid Red, White, or Navy sweatshirt, sweater or zip-up sweatshirt jacket.
 • Undershirts must be PLAIN solid Red, White, or Navy. Undershirts (long or short sleeves) can
 be worn under uniform shirts.
 • Leggings or tights worn under shorts, skorts or skirts must be PLAIN solid Red, White, Navy or
 White.

NON-UNIFORM DRESS CODE


On non-uniform days the following dress code will be enforced:
 • Clothes shall be worn as they are designed - suspenders over the shoulders, pants secured at
 the waist, belts buckled, no underwear as outerwear, no underwear exposed, etc.
 • Clothing with holes, tears or inappropriate patches will not be allowed.
 • Bare midriffs and bare sides should not show even when arms are extended above the head.
 • Clothing that is too tight or revealing is unacceptable.
 • Heelies, Crocs, sandals, flip flops, cleats and/or backless shoes are not permitted at any time.
The following items have potential to cause disruption or threat to a safe and positive school
environment and are prohibited while on campus:
 • Hats, caps, visors, sunglasses or bandanas.
 • Chains hanging from the neck, belt, pocket or attached to wallet.
 • Jewelry that contains any type of sharp object.
 • Short hemlines on shorts and/or skorts (less than mid-thigh).
 • Sleeves less than four fingers in width at the shoulders.