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Dress Code

Student Dress Code 

The Summit Academy Board of Trustees has established general guidelines and standards for student dress and grooming. Student’s general appearance should be neat, clean, and not disruptive to the learning process. Students should wear clothing that is appropriately sized and correctly worn.The Summit Academy guidelines are as follows:

 

INDEPENDENCE CAMPUS

Elementary (K-5)

For Boys:

Shirts – Solid White or Light Blue Polo Shirts or Button-down Oxford Shirts (short or long sleeve) - with or without the Summit Academy Independence Logo

Pants and Shorts – Navy 2 Side Pocket Pants or Shorts.  Navy jeans are not permitted.

For Girls:

Shirts/Blouses – Solid White or Light Blue Polo or Button-down Oxford Blouses (short or long sleeve) - with or without the Summit Academy Independence Logo

Pants, Shorts, Skirts, Skorts, or Jumpers/Dresses – Navy Blue with no more than 2 Side Pockets. Leggings in white, black or navy blue are only permitted if worn underneath shorts, skirts or jumper.  Navy jeans are not permitted.

Boys and Girls:

Shoes - Students may wear any closed toe shoe or closed heel athletic shoe with a non-marking sole. Shoes with wheels, lights, or electronics are not permitted. Slippers, sandals, flip flops, or backless shoes may not be worn.

Socks - must be worn and should be solid white, navy blue, black, or gray, and not contain any wording. Tights - Girls may wear black, navy, or white tights with skirts, shorts or jumpers.

Sweaters/Jackets/Sweatshirts – if worn in the classroom or inside the school, should be solid Navy Blue, White, or Light Blue with or without the Summit Academy Logo, or School approved.

 

Jr. High (6-8)

For Boys:

Shirts – Solid Navy, White or Light Blue Polo Shirts or Button-down Oxford Shirts (short or long sleeve) - with or without the Summit Academy Independence Logo 

Pants and Shorts – Solid Khaki or Navy Blue 2 Side Pocket Pants or Shorts.  Navy or Khaki jeans are not permitted.

For Girls:

Shirts/Blouses – Solid Navy, White or Light Blue Polo or Button-down Oxford Blouses (short or long sleeve) - with or without the Summit Academy Independence Logo

Pants, Capris, Shorts, Skirts, Skorts, or Jumpers/Dresses – Solid Khaki or Navy Blue with no more than 2 Side Pockets. Leggings of any kind are only permitted if worn under skirts, shorts or jumpers.  Navy or Khaki jeans are not permitted.

Boys and Girls:

Shoes – Students may wear any shoe with a non-marking sole. Shoes with wheels, lights, or electronics are not permitted. Slippers and flip flops, may not be worn.

Socks- may be worn and should be of conservative color and design and not contain any wording. Girls may wear black, navy, or white tights with skirts or shorts.

 

General Guidelines:
Shirts/Blouses - should fit properly and may not be too small, baggy, or torn.  Shirts and Blouses should be plain without a printed brand name.  Special items pre-printed or embroidered with the Summit Academy Logo are permitted.
Shorts, Skorts, Shirts, and Jumpers/Dresses - must be 4 inches above the top of the knee or longer.  Cargo pockets on pants, capris, and shorts are not allowed.  Jeans are not permitted.
Outerwear - Students may were appropriate jackets, hats, and gloves of their choosing to and from school in the winter months.
Sweaters/Jackets/Sweatshirts - if worn in the classroom or inside the school, should be Navy, White, or Light Blue with or without the Summit Academy Logo, or School approved.
Undershirts - must be white or a solid color that matches the color of the uniform shirts being worn.  T-shirts with logos or lettering are not permitted.
Hats - including hoods, beanies, head scarves, or bandannas may not be worn in the classroom or in the school buildings during regular school hours.
Backpacks/Bags - Bags or backpacks with controversial language, logos, writing or drawings are not permitted.
Girls Make-up and Accessories - A modest amount of makeup and accessories may be worn.  One pair of earrings is allowed.  Body piercings, excessive jewelry and tattoos or other markings, temporary or permanent, are not permitted.
Boys Accessories - One pair of earrings is allowed.  Body piercings, excessive jewelry and tattoos or other markings, temporary or permanent, are not permitted.
Hair and Grooming - Hair should be neat, clean, conservatively styled, and appropriate for school.  Extreme, bizarre, or distracting hair styles and excessive unnatural colors are not permitted.

 

Students attending Summit Academy are expected to adhere to the dress code during regular school hours while they are on school property. Violations of the Dress Code Policy are subject to administrative intervention. Violators will be asked to meet dress code standards and/or be sent home if necessary. Any absence related to dress code violations will be treated as an unexcused absence. Repeat and subsequent violations of the Dress Code Policy will result in suspension.