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
  • Cargo pants
  • 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

Colors: Navy and Khaki, NO corduroy. NO cargo pants (pants with pockets on the legs)

Shorts/Skorts/Capris

Colors: Navy and Khaki

Polo Shirt

Solid white, navy, hunter green, or burgundy, baby blue, long or short sleeve, knit without emblem. Must have either buttons or snaps that can close the shirt to the neck and collar. Must have a collar. “Husky” collared shirts are allowed any day of the week.

Vest

Solid hunter green, navy, or burgundy, flat knit V-neck pullover

Turtleneck

Solid hunter green, navy, or burgundy, long sleeve

Cardigan

Solid hunter green, navy, or burgundy, flat knit button-down, long sleeve

Sweatshirt

Solid white, hunter green, navy, or burgundy, crewneck. A collared shirt must be worn underneath sweatshirts

Hoodies

ONLY High Point “Huskies” hoodies may be worn. No other hoodies allowed.

Shoes/Socks/Tights

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

Shoes

Should be regular gym/athletic shoes

Hats/Headwear

No hats of any kind may be worn inside the school building

Jewelry/Nails/Makeup

Should be conservative and not distract from student learning

Hair

Hair may not be dyed an unnatural color or be styled in a way that distracts from student learning

HPA Mascot T-Shirts & Sweatshirts

May only be worn on Fridays (exception in middle school)

Middle School (6th – 8th grades)

In Addition to the Kindergarten – 5th Grade Guidelines

Item

Description

Pants

Colors: Navy, Khaki, (cannot be stretchy or jean material). Corduroy is acceptable. NO sweats or cargo pants (pants with pockets on the legs)

Polo Shirt

Same as the above mentioned colors

HPA Mascot T-Shirts and Sweatshirts

May be worn any day of the week