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Uniform and Dress Code

DRESS CODE AND UNIFORM POLICY

IVY ACADEMIA IS A UNIFORM SCHOOL.  IF YOU CHOOSE TO SEND YOUR CHILD TO IVY, YOU MUST ABIDE BY THESE RULES.

 

IVY ACADEMIA DRESS CODE

*Ivy will provide 2 free iron-on/sewn-on logos for each child.  Additional logos may be purchased from the site office manager.*

*Clothes may be purchased found at Target, Wal-Mart, Children’s Place, Dennis, or online.

*There will be no PE Uniform for students in grades TK-6.  They need to wear their regular uniform.*

*Students TK-12 wear Formal Attire every Wednesday (Well-Dressed Wednesday) and on Special Events.*

*No jeans*

*No hats may be worn to school unless they are solid colors with the Ivy logo.  All hats and hoods are not allowed to be worn inside any building.*

*USED UNIFORMS may be donated to other students or dropped off at the main office.  They may be requested from the site office manager.  IPLG has periodic used uniform sales.*

 

OUTER WEAR

Ivy Students TK-12, Outer Wear: all cold weather jackets must be solid navy blue. No logos except Ivy. Sweaters, sweatshirts, jackets: choice of styles with or without Ivy logo:

  • Navy v-neck sweater or v-neck vest
  • Navy zip or button cardigan sweater
  • Navy zip sweatshirt with or without hood
  • Navy pullover, hooded sweatshirt
  • Navy pullover, crew-necked sweatshirt
  • Navy microfiber jacket
  • Navy fleece zip front jacket

 

PUMA PRIDE FRIDAY

Ivy Students TK-12

Puma Pride Friday: every Friday of the month

  • Any Puma Pride shirt (sold in the main office. Proceeds go to athletic programs.)
  • Ivy uniform pants, shorts, skort or skirt. NO JEANS!
  • White, grey or navy socks
  • Non-marking sole, lace-up or velcro tennis shoes with closed toes and heels

 

PE CLOTHES

Ivy Students 7-12

Girls and Boys P.E. Wear:

  • 7-12 Parents must assure students have the appropriate PE Uniform for safety reasons.
  • 7-12 Grade students will be allowed and required to wear PE clothes during their PE Period. Students MUST dress out in an approved PE uniform for every PE Period, and MUST dress in to an approved Ivy uniform after their PE Period. 
  • PE. Shirt: Grey PE shirt with Ivy logo
  • PE. Shorts: Navy mini mesh shorts with Ivy logo or navy sweatpants with or without Ivy logo; Sock; Athletic shoes lace-up or velcro with closed toes and heels

GIRLS

Ivy Ladies TK-12

Girls School Formal and Event Wear: Required

  • Tucked in white oxford style dress shirt, long or short sleeved or white camp blouse with Ivy logo and
  • K-3 navy cross-over tie or
  • 4-12 solid navy redi-knot tie or navy 4 in hand tie
  • Navy knee length straight or pleated skirt
  • Navy skort
  • Navy flat front or pleated front pants
  • Navy flat front or pleated front shorts
  • White or navy knee-high socks, bobby socks or tights
  • Solid black tennis shoes or dress shoes with closed toes and heels not to exceed 2 inches in height

 

Ivy LadiesTK-12

Girls Uniform:  Required

  • White or navy polo shirt, long or short sleeved with Ivy logoor
  • White oxford or broad cloth style shirt, long or short sleeved or white camp blouse with Ivy logo
  • Skirts and skorts: choice of style
  • Navy knee length straight skirt
  • Navy knee length pleated skirt
  • Navy twill skort
  • Pants: choice of style (no jeans, cargo, jeggings, leggings or skinny pants)
  • Navy: flat front or pleated front
  • Knee-length shorts: choice of style (no jeans or cargo)
  • Navy: flat front or pleated front
  • White or navy socks
  • Non-marking sole, lace-up or velcro tennis shoes with closed toes and heels

 

BOYS

Ivy Gentlemen TK-12

Boys School Formal and Event Wear: Required

  • Tucked in white or broadcloth style dress shirt, long or short sleeved with Ivy logoand
  • Solid navy tie or navy tie
  • Pants: choice of style – (no jeans, cargo, jeggings, leggings or skinny pants)
  • Navy: flat front or pleated front
  • Knee-length shorts: choice of style (no jeans or cargo)
  • Navy: flat front or pleated front
  • Black or navy crew socks
  • Solid black tennis shoes or dress shoes with closed toes and heels not to exceed 2 inches in height
  • Solid black dress belt

 

Ivy Gentlemen TK-12

Boys Uniform: Required

  • White or navy polo shirt, long or short sleeved with Ivy logoor
  • White oxford or broadcloth style shirt, long or short sleeved with Ivy logo
  • Pants: choice of style – (no jeans, cargo, jeggings, leggings or skinny pants)
  • Navy: flat front or pleated front
  • Knee-length shorts: choice of style (no jeans or cargo)
  • Navy: flat front or pleated front
  • White or navy socks
  • Non-marking sole, lace-up or velcro tennis shoes with closed toes and heels

 

Dress Code and Free Dress

There are occasions when Ivy students earn the privilege of wearing “free dress” to school. The rules are designed to make the campus safe and secure and to keep the dress code of our school appropriate. The following dress code is in effect on those days and at all school functions on or off the campus, unless other dress is specified. These rules are also in effect when wearing school uniforms.

 

All clothing shall be neat, clean and acceptable in repair and appearance and shall be worn within the bounds of decency and good taste as appropriate for school.  Dress hemlines, shirt bottoms and pant cuffs must be neatly hemmed. Garments with frayed edges, torn or with holes are not appropriate for the school setting.  Garments shall be sufficient to appropriately conceal undergarments at all times.

Articles of clothing, which display gang symbols, profanity or products and slogans which promote tobacco, alcohol, drugs; materially interfere with schoolwork; create disorder or disrupt the educational process are not allowed.  No professional athletic team logos and names are permitted on hats, jerseys, shorts, and pants. University or college clothing is acceptable.

Metal accessories and jewelry, including exposed body piercing jewelry, pocket chains, studs, sharp jewelry or spikes, which presents a hazard to health or safety, are prohibited. Web belts with military style buckles or belts with emblem, engraving, initials, etc. are not permitted.  Belts must be no longer than 6 inches after buckling.  Oversized buckles or chains may not be worn. Wallets with chains are not permitted.

Oversized clothing is inappropriate and may create a safety hazard.  Pants must stay up on the hips without the use of a belt and should not cover shoes.  No clothing identifiable as gang attire or clothing the administration considers denoting gang involvement is permitted.  Shorts that stop below the knee, worn with long white socks are considered gang attire and may not be worn. Socks should not be worn beyond mid-calf. There must be at least six inches of skin visible between the bottom of the pants and the top of the socks. 

Beach wear, halter tops, tube tops, bare midriffs or chest, see-through or mesh outfits, off the shoulder blouses or blouses with thin straps are not appropriate or acceptable.

Shirts and blouses must sufficiently cover the chest, bosom and stomach.

Girls may wear tights with over garments that comply with dress code policy.  Wearing tights with a t-shirt or sweatshirt is not considered an acceptable outfit.

Walking shorts are permitted and must be between mid-thigh and upper knee in length and not longer than below the knee.  All sportswear-type shorts, bike shorts (spandex), frayed shorts, shorts with holes, or short-shorts are unacceptable.

Closed -toed shoes or athletic shoes must be worn at all times (No beach wear, flip-flops, open toe shoes, sandals, Crocs, Uggs or combat boots).

Hats, caps, hoods and sun visors may be worn outside of offices and classrooms for protection from the sun.  They may not be worn inside without special permission.  They must be plain colors, without any symbols, logos emblems, pictures or lettering. They must be worn with the visor/bill end forward, not to the side or back.  Students are not to wear hair rollers, bandanas, wave caps, sweatbands, hairnets, skull caps, or beanies.  Items like this may be confiscated and will be returned only to parents.

No clothing promoting one race or religion over another is permitted.

Dresses or shorts may not be shorter than students hand length when arms are dropped by the side.

Students representing Ivy Academia off campus and in the community at-large are expected to dress appropriately for the event.

The administration of Ivy reserves the right to change or modify the dress code at any time.  Violations of the dress code will follow our discipline policy and may receive a detention or parents may need to bring appropriate uniform to school.