Dress Code

Guidelines for Approved Clothing Items

Note: All students at High Point Academy, with the exception of preschool, are required to wear uniforms

  • All articles of clothing should be neat, clean, correct size, and in good condition.
  • Short sleeve is defined as having at least two (2) inches of material beyond the shoulder seam line.
  • Long sleeved shirts that are worn under a uniform polo shirt must be solid in color and be one of the four uniform shirt colors (white, navy, hunter green, burgundy).
  • Shorts / Skorts / Dresses are to be no shorter than four (4) inches above the knee.
  • Regular gym/athletic shoes are required, as well as socks that match the uniform. Other appropriate dress shoes are allowed on days that students do not have physical education.
  • Parents are expected to monitor student dress to ensure compliance with the required uniform.
  • Students not meeting the expectations of the school dress code will be required to call home and have a change of clothes brought to them.

Unacceptable Items Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Wheelie shoes / open toe shoes / slippers / slides / flip flops
  • Oversized / baggy / tight-fitting / revealing / low-riding / suggestive clothing
  • Tank Tops

Dress Down Day Specific Guidelines

  • All of the above-mentioned unacceptable items apply to Dress Down Days

Outerwear

  • Heavy winter coats and jackets may be any style or color
  • They MUST be taken off in the classroom though

Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Item

Description

Pants

In the 22-23 school year, students must wear pants that are navy, khaki, or blue denim (of any shade). If pants have rips above the knee tights/leg covering must be worn so that no skin is showing.

Shorts/Skorts/Capris

Shorts / Skirts / Skorts /Dresses are to be no shorter than four (4) inches above the knee. They can be any of the approved paint colors.

Polo Shirt

Solid white, navy blue, light blue, hunter green, gold, burgundy, or gray, long or short sleeve shirts are allowed. Shirts should be a solid color without writing or logos unless it is a High Point Academy logo. High Point Academy t-shirts are allowed. Shirts worn under cardigans, hoodies or sweatshirts must meet these requirements as well. Tank tops are not allowed.

Vest

Should match any of the approved shirtcolors: white, navy, hunter green, gold, burgundy, baby blue or gray.

Turtleneck

Should match any of the approved shirtcolors: white, navy, hunter green, gold, burgundy, baby blue or gray.

Cardigan

Should match any of the approved shirtcolors: white, navy, hunter green, gold, burgundy, baby blue or gray.

Sweatshirt

Students are allowed to wear sweatshirts as long as they are one of the school approved colors with no decoration/writing. High Point Hoodies are allowed as well.

Hoodies

Students are allowed to wear hoodies as long as they are one of the school approved colors with no decoration/writing. High Point Hoodies are allowed as well.

Shoes/Socks/Tights

Socks and tights need to be solid in color and be one of the uniform shirt colors.

Shoes

Regular gym (athletic) shoes are the required shoes. As a part of our wellness policy all students have structured recess to encourage physical activity. Students should wear shoes that allow physical movement every day.Wheelies, flip flops, crocs, and open toed shoes are not allowed.

Accessories

Hats and visors should not be worn in the school building. Belts of any color are okay, however they must be solid, with no decorative buckles.

HPA Mascot T-Shirts & Sweatshirts

May only be worn any day of the week.

Middle School (6th – 8th grades)

In Addition to the Kindergarten – 5th Grade Guidelines

Item

Description

Pants

In the 22-23 school year, students must wear pants that are navy, khaki, or blue denim (of any shade). If pants have rips above the knee tights/leg covering must be worn so that no skin is showing.