Tuition Free Charter School

Primary Uniform Policy

Requirements for student dress are:

  • Our students wear uniforms that consist of a logo embroidered polo or oxford shirt, with navy or khaki bottoms.
  • Shoes must be appropriate for PE on PE days, shoes must lace up or have Velcro. No wheels, lights, or other attachments and/or distractions such as glitter (but not limited to glitter) to the shoes will be permitted.
  • Socks and tights must be solid navy, solid black, solid red, or solid white, with no imprints, prints, or designs.
  • Outer wear that is worn indoors (sweatshirts, jackets, etc.) must be solid navy, solid red, or solid white with no decoration except the PPA logo. (Outerwear is available at Allen, but it not mandatory.) Outer wear that is not in alignment with the uniform policy must be removed when inside the building.
  • No hats or hoods are allowed inside the building.
  • All students are expected to be in uniform the first day. Should you have an emergency that prevents your child from being in uniform, please send a note with your child or contact the office and we will make a determination as to whether the child needs to be sent home or sit out.
  • We have a Uniform Infraction Form that teachers and staff members complete if a student is not in uniform. In addition to parents being called to bring uniforms, Consequences of Action (COA’s) will be given if a student has 3 infractions. Habitual non-compliance with uniforms may result in a request for reassignment.


Additional dress code items:

  • Students should be well groomed and the uniform shall be neat and clean, promoting a positive educational environment.
  • Hair color must be natural in color.
  • Sunglasses may not be worn inside unless a parent provides a doctor’s note to the school.
  • All trousers, pants, or shorts must totally cover undergarments, including boxer shorts.
  • No wheels, lights, or other attachments to the shoes will be permitted.
  • If skirts or skorts are worn they must be longer than the child’s fingertips.  If students wear skirts or jumpers they must have shorts or tights on underneath.  



Preparatory Uniform Policy

Grade 4
Entering fourth graders are allowed to wear either the Primary or Preparatory Uniforms.  Please see the Primary Uniform document for Primary Uniform Policies and the below Preparatory Uniform information for Preparatory Uniform Policies.

 
Preparatory Uniform Policies
Requirements for student dress are:

  • All students are expected to be in uniform the first day.
  • Our students wear uniforms that consist of a logo-embroidered polo purchased at French Toast with blue denim (blue jeans), black or khaki colored bottoms.  Bottoms must be at least knee-length, skorts are allowed.  No holes, patches, or leggings are allowed. 
  • Shoes must be appropriate for PE on PE days, shoes must lace up.  On non PE days students may wear boating shoes, Mary Jane shoes, or shoes appropriate for PE.   No wheels, lights, or other attachments and/or distractions such as glitter (but not limited to glitter) to the shoes will be permitted. 
  • Outer wear that is worn indoors (sweatshirts, jackets, etc.) must be purchased at French Toast, there are many options. Outer wear that is not in alignment with the uniform policy must be removed when inside the building.
  • No hats or hoods are allowed inside the building.
  • We have a Uniform Infraction Form that teachers and staff members complete if a student is not in uniform. In addition to parents being called to bring uniforms, Consequences of Action (COA’s) will be given if a student has 3 infractions. 


Additional dress code items:

  • Students should be well groomed and the uniform shall be neat and clean, promoting a positive educational environment.
  • Hair color must be natural in color.  No extreme and/or distracting hair styles are permitted such as Mohawks and fades with designs.  
  • Sunglasses may not be worn inside unless a parent provides a doctor’s note to the school.
  • All trousers, pants, or shorts must totally cover undergarments, including boxer shorts.
  • Socks may not be distracting. 
  • Accommodations may be made for those requesting such accommodations because of religious, disability, or medical reasons.  Please contact the Principal to discuss accommodations.
  • Should you have an emergency that prevents your child from being in uniform, please send a note with your child or contact the office and we will make a determination as to whether the child needs to be sent home or sit out.


 

Uniform Policy