Dress Code

Girls’ Uniform Regulations

Uniform Jumpers / Skirts

Grades 1-4 – Schoolbelles Uniform Jumper or khaki A-line Jumper found in JCPenney catalog.

Grades 5-8 – Schoolbelles Uniform Jumper or Skirt. Jumper and skirt lengths must be no shorter than 2″ above the knee. A slip or shorts must be worn underneath all jumpers or skirts.

Uniform Slacks

Grade 1-8 – Navy blue, black or tan uniform-style slacks (cotton twill or corduroy) are to be worn without exception. This means Docker-style, full-rise dress pants. No more than 4 pockets, no elastic ankles, no studs or decorative stitching, no stirrup or knot pants, no pegging, cuffing or rolling of pants, NO CARGO pants. Slacks with “sewn-on” back pockets (outline stitching) and/or rivets are not permitted. NO JEANS of any kind, or faddish styles such as hip-huggers, bellbottoms, or baggies.

Uniform Shorts

Grades 1-8 – Navy blue, black or tan uniform-style shorts may be worn from the first day of school through October 15 and from April 15 until the end of school. Shorts must be walking length (no shorter than 2″ above the knee and not covering the knee) and meet the same requirements as slacks.

Uniform Skorts

Grades 1-8 – Navy blue, black or tan uniform-style skorts may be worn . Skorts must be walking length (no shorter than 2″ above the knee and not covering the knee) and meet the same requirements as slacks.

Blouses / Shirts

Grades 1-4 – Solid white or hunter green with a collar, pointed or Peter Pan – short or long sleeve. Polo-style knit shirts, or turtle neck knit shirts (no mock turtle necks). No designs, ruffles or lace. No denim material. No T-shirts. No logos of any kind, except for the St.Patrick School logo. Blouses and shirts must be tucked in at all times. Undergarments should be neutral in color.

Grades 5-8 – Only polo-style knit shirts will be acceptable.


ALL – Solid navy blue, black or white cardigan, pullover and sweater vests are permissible. A white collared shirt or turtleneck must be worn underneath. No logos of any kind except for the St. Patrick School logo. All sweaters are to be no shorter than waist and no longer than hip length.


ALL – Only crew neck or hooded sweatshirts with the St. Patrick School and school athletic logos are permitted . Colors may be grey, hunter/forest green or white. White collar shirts must be worn under crew neck and hooded sweatshirts.


ALL – Navy blue, black or white anklets, knee socks or tights. Solid color with no decorations. Socks or tights to be worn at all times. Grades 1-4 may wear black or navy leggings under jumpers during the months of October through April. Grades 5-8 may wear nylon pantyhose.


ALL – Jewelry must be in good taste. One pair of  earring studs (on the earlobe ONLY!) are acceptable. One necklace, one bracelet, one ring on each hand.


ALL – A belt is to be worn with slacks or shorts with loops, colors are to be navy blue, black or brown.  No ornamental belts or chain attachments.


ALL – Dress shoes or tennis shoes are permitted.  Laced shoes must be safely tied. No sandals, clogs, or platform-style shoes. Heels may not be more than two inches tall.


ALL – Hair is to be well-groomed and not in eyes or face. Hair must be a natural color; no bizarre or faddish styles. Makeup may be worn by seventh and eighth grade girls only, and is limited to a light application of blush, mascara, light or clear lip gloss. Nail polish may be worn by girls only and should not be outlandish — it must be one color, with no designs or appliques, and in good taste in conjunction with the dress code. (The final determination as to appropriateness shall be decided by the teachers and the Principal.)


  • All Shirts Must Be Tucked In At All Times!
  • Shorts and hooded sweatshirts are not to be worn on days when we attend church (Mass, Rosary, Stations of the Cross, etc.).

Dress Code for Physical Education Classes

All grades 1-8:  T-shirt and gym shorts or T-shirt and sweat pants (only) are required. Gym shorts must have elastic waists – no zippers or buttons. T-shirts must be tasteful. St. Patrick School T-shirts are acceptable. Tennis shoes or athletic shoes must be worn. No platform athletic shoes are permitted .

Dress Up/Dress Down Day Regulations

There are several times during the year that students are allowed to dress out of uniforms.

On a DRESS DOWN DAY, students may wear jeans but are expected to keep in mind that the essence of the dress code will be enforced. Tank tops, sandals, short shorts, belly shirts, mesh shirts and T-shirts with inappropriate sayings or pictures are not permitted. A small donation for DRESS DOWN DAY helps pay for special service projects or special school needs.