Saint Patrick School
Uniform Guidelines
2016 – 2017



The school uniform is to be worn each school day. All students are expected to be neatly dressed during the school day.  It is both the parent and the student responsibility to be in a clean school uniform. Uniform dress means shirt or blouse tucked inside pant/skirt. Boys’ pants are to be worn at the waist. Girls’ skirt is to be below the knee and not rolled up.


Girls (Transitional Kindergarten – Eighth Grade)   
•    white/green polo shirt  for girls

•    Jumper- Grades TK - 4 -- Black Watch

•    Skirt - Grades 5 - 8 --- Black Watch Plaid, Length of jumpers and skirts must be to the knee.

•    Skort - Grades TK-8 -- Black Watch Plaid

•    white knee highs for girls

•    green sweater vest or sweater with or without school logo
•    green hooded nylon jacked with or without school logo (no sweatshirts are allowed)

•    athletic shoes that are black or white with blue or black stripes (No decorations, wheels or lights are allowed in shoes)

•    Pants  -  Uniform Khaki pants (School Apparel or Becky Thatcher brand) may be worn from:  November –  March. Dickies brand not allowed.  Pants are to be appropriately sized and worn. Baggy or tight fitting pants are not allowed.  No CARGO pants are allowed.

•    Walking Shorts -  Uniform Khaki shorts may be worn Aug – Sept. and  April – June only on non-Formal Dress Uniform Days   

Formal dress uniform includes the jumper or skirt
•    a white short-sleeve Peter Pan blouse
•    Black Watch Plaid cross bow tie for girls in grades TK-4
•    Black Watch Plaid long tie for girls in grades 5-8   

PE Uniform
•    P.E. Shirt - White P.E. T-shirt with school logo may be worn only on P.E. days.
•    Sweatpants/P.E. pants/shorts with school logo may be worn only on P.E. days 

***** Only an ALL WHITE shirt is allowed under the uniform shirt or blouse    Only an ALL WHITE shirt is allowed under the uniform shirt

Boys  (Transitional Kindergarten – Eighth Grade)

•    Khaki pants-(Tom Sawyer or K-12 Gear brand). Dickies brand not allowed. Pants are to be appropriately sized and worn. Baggy pants or tight fitting pants are not allowed. No CARGO pants are allowed.

•    white/green polo shirt for boys

•    white crew socks for boys

•    green sweater vest or sweater with or without school logo

•    green hooded nylon jacked with or without school logo (no sweatshirts are allowed)

•    athletic shoes that are black or white with blue or black stripes (No decorations, wheels or lights are allowed in shoes)

•    Walking Shorts -  Uniform Khaki shorts may be worn Aug – Sept. and  April – June only on non-Formal Dress Uniform Days
Formal Dress Uniform

Formal Dress Uniform
•    Khaki pants
•    white short-sleeve broadcloth shirt
•    solid green long necktie


PE Uniform
•    P.E. Shirt - White P.E. T-shirt with school logo may be worn only on P.E. days.
•    Sweatpants/P.E. pants/shorts with school logo may be worn only on P.E. days    PE Uniform
•    P.E. Shirt - White P.E. T-shirt with school logo may be worn only on P.E. days.
•    Sweatpants/P.E. pants/shorts with school logo may be worn only on P.E. days

***** Only an ALL WHITE shirt is allowed under the uniform shirt or blouse    Only an ALL WHITE shirt is allowed under the uniform shirt


Jewelry
Students are allowed to wear a watch, one appropriate ring, and a medical ID bracelet. Loop or hoop-type earrings are not allowed.  Girls may wear one stud earring in each ear. These are post type earrings that do not hang below the ear lobe. Boys are not allowed to wear earrings.

Make-up  
Make-up of any kind is not allowed at school.  Students are not to wear nail polish, false fingernails or lip gloss (clear Chapstick only).

Hair
Hair should be neatly styled. Hair is to be its natural color; it may not be lightened, dyed or streaked with color. Boys’ hair is to be to the neck line, no longer then mid-ear and not over the eyebrow and it should not be spiked. Girls’ hair is to be neat and not over the eyebrows.


Non-Uniform Dress Days

Non-uniform Dress is a privilege granted by the principal to students who are in good standing. Dress is to be appropriate for school.
Appropriate attire means the following:

Boys -
Dress slacks, shorts, or jeans and shirts designed for sportswear.  Writing or designs on shirts must be in good taste.  Faded or torn jeans are not permitted; baggy, skinny or tight clothing of any kind is not allowed; neither are tank tops, open toe shoes or pajama pants.

Girls -
Dress; skirt and blouse or sweater; dress slacks, shorts, jeans and dress top, sweater, or jumpsuit.  Writing or designs on shirts must be in good taste.  Faded or torn jeans, baggy, skinny or tight clothing of any kind is not allowed; pajama pants, miniskirts, short-shorts, open toe/platform shoes, tank tops, tube tops, halter tops, low cut/revealing tops or bare midriffs are not permitted.

Students are prohibited from wearing baggy or tight/skinny fitting pants and any type of clothing that may be considered gang attire.  The school reserves the right to send home any student who comes to school inappropriately dressed.


New uniforms may be purchased at Merry Mart, 33 Washington Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050, (408) 296-0423. You may also order online at www.MerryMartUniforms.com