Uniform

Uniform

Uniform/Dress Code Policy

The SABIS® system values each student for who they are-not by how they look or what they wear. Uniforms instill pride in the School and give each child a feeling of being part of the team. It helps to eliminate peer pressure. Uniforms are also more cost efficient in the long run. Any family having difficulty with the cost of the uniform should make an appointment with a school administrator.

The school has a uniform/dress code policy which requires students to arrive at school in uniform at all times. The most important element of the uniform/dress code policy is student compliance and parental support.

General Uniform Policy: Students are required to meet and follow SICS uniform policy. Ultimately, it is the parent/guardian’s responsibility to carefully plan and monitor his/her child’s attire prior to his/her arrival at school each morning. Should your child fail to meet any of the uniform standards below, a phone call shall be made home to review the uniform policy and to make arrangements for the appropriate uniform item(s) to be delivered to school. Students who fail to meet the uniform policy shall be subjected to disciplinary action.

 

Shirts-Grades K-12

  • Long or short sleeved solid white, gray or maroon collared shirts without lettering (school branding permitted).
  • Visible undergarments/tee shirts must be white without lettering.

 

Sweaters/Sweatshirts-Grades K-12

  • Solid maroon, white or gray sweaters/sweatshirts without a hood and without lettering (school branding permitted)
  • White or maroon collared shirt, MUST be worn under a sweater or sweatshirt.

 

Pants/Shorts-Grades K-12

  • Khaki/Tan colored.No jean material.
  • Knee length shorts

 

Jumpers/Dresses/Skirts-Grades K-12

  • Knee length, khaki/tan colored only.

 

Legwear K-12

Solid maroon, grey or white leggings or tights may only be worn under jumpers, dresses skirts or shorts.

 

Footwear K-12

  • Closed toed and closed-heel only (no sandals).
  • No high heels are allowed.

 

****Grades K-5 ONLY****

  • Gym day only – solid gray sweatpants without lettering may be worn.

PERSONAL DRESS AND APPEARANCE WHICH IS VULGAR, TATTERED, RIPPED, OR PLAINLY OFFENSIVE IS PROHIBITED.

 

Important Note

If your child does not come to school wearing the proper uniform, he/she will be requested to remedy the noncompliance immediately. Parents/guardians will also be contacted to bring proper uniform clothing to the school.

Students awaiting proper uniform clothing will remain in the In-House Alternative Room and will be subject to Attendance Policies/Consequences.

 

Additional Requirements

  • Uniform must cover a student’s chest, mid-section and buttocks.
  • Outerwear (vests, jackets, coats) are not to be worn in the classroom.All exterior wear clothing is to be secured in student lockers.
  • All headwear articles including, but not limited to scarves, bandanas, hats or visors of any kind are NOT allowed inside the building other than for religious or medical purposes.
  • Tattoos or body markings which are deemed offensive, vulgar, gang-related or which disrupt or interfere with the educational process are prohibited.
  • Personal accessories (e.g. jewelry, hair tinting, styling, or body piercing) which are offensive, vulgar, proves to be disruptive to the academic environment, or which may endanger the child’s safety are prohibited.

Violations of the uniform policy will result in progressive disciplinary action and consequences.

The final decision on any specific article of clothing will be made by the student management coordinator.

Personal dress and appearance which is vulgar, tattered, plainly offensive or which disrupts or substantially interferes with the educational process or with another student’s ability to receive an education is prohibited.

Violations of the uniform/dress code policy will result in disciplinary action and consequences.

  • If your child does not come to school wearing the proper uniform, he/she will be requested to remedy the noncompliance immediately. A loan of uniform clothing may be offered from the limited supply of clean, surplus uniform items. The loaned clothing should be laundered, and returned to the School the following day.
  • If properly sized clothing is refused or unavailable for loan to students, then parents/guardians will be contacted to bring proper uniform clothing to the school.
  • Students awaiting proper uniform clothing will remain in the In House Alternative Room and will be subject to Attendance policies/consequences.

Chronic disregard for the uniform/dress code policy will result in progressive disciplinary consequences.

SABIS® sweatshirts are available for purchase at the School in sizes Youth S – L, Adult S – XXL. Polo shirts imprinted with the SABIS® High School logo are available for students in grades K–12 to purchase. Parents may also choose to purchase any clothing that conforms to the uniform policy at retail stores.

On designated SLO Theme Days, students must wear appropriate non-uniform clothing. Students should wear clothing that is neat and clean. Students should not wear clothing that is revealing, too tight, or excessively baggy.

The following clothing and personal accessories are not allowed on SLO Theme school days:

  • Tank tops.
  • Bandanas, hats, visors.
  • Flip flops and shower sandals.
  • Hair tinting, hair styles, or body piercing that may distract from classroom instruction.
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