Springfield Christian Schools

Dress Code

These uniform guidelines will apply to all Pre-K through 8th grade students. It is not permitted unless listed below and this would include suits, hoodies and sweatshirts unless it is an SCS sweatshirt.

Boys:

1. Pants: Must be Navy, Black or Tan. NO DENIM. Traditional style as pictured in uniform catalogs. No carpenter, cargo or zip pocket pants.
2. Shorts: Must be Navy, Black or Tan WALKING shorts to the knee.
3. Polo Shirts: Any solid color, long or short sleeved. ALL shirts must be “tucked in”.
4. Oxford Shirts: Any solid color, button down, long or short sleeved. Must be “tucked in”.
5. Suits: No Suits permitted.
6. Turtlenecks: Any solid color. Must be “tucked in”.
7. Sweaters: Any solid color cardigan, pullover, crew, v-neck, or vest type. Must be worn over a shirt.
8. Socks: Plain, solid colors.
9. Belts: A belt must be worn when the pants or shorts have belt loops.
10. Activity Uniform: GYM for grades 3-8 any solid color t-shirt (no writing) and black shorts. Shorts are to be to the knee.
11. A long sleeved shirt may NOT be worn under a short sleeve shirt.
12. All pants and shorts must be worn at natural waist line.
13. Jackets and Hats: Coats and outerwear jackets will not be permitted to be worn throughout the day in class. Students should bring dress code sweaters if they feel rooms are chilly. No hats may be worn in the building or in class, except when preparing to exit the building.
14. Hair and Jewelry: Male students shall wear their hair in a length that is above the collar and the eyes. Male students may not wear earrings, hair adornments, beads, etc. Hair colors (tints, dyes, highlighter, etc.) shall be limited to the same hair colors created by God and shall not include green, purple, etc. Body piercing is not acceptable. Male students must be clean shaven (no beards, goatees, mustaches, etc.) Combs, Picks, Head Bandanas/Wraps/Do Rags/Scarves are not permitted.

Girls:

1. Pants: Must be Navy, Black or Tan. NO DENIM. Traditional style as pictured in uniform catalogs. NO carpenter, cargo or zip pocket pants.
2. Skirts: Must be Navy, Black, Tan, or Plaid. Must be to the knee.
3. Skirt: Must be Navy, Black, Tan or Plaid. No sheer fabrics. No patch pockets, decorative zippers, etc. Must be to the knee. No slits above the top of the knee.
4. NO Shorts
5. Capris: Must be Navy, Black or Tan. NO draw strings, cargo, or carpenter style. Traditional style as pictured in uniform catalogs.
6. Polo Shirts: Any solid color, long or short sleeved. ALL shirts must be “tucked in”.
7. Blouse: Any solid color with collar, button down, short or long sleeved. Must be “tucked in”.
8. Turtlenecks: Any solid color. Must be “tucked in”.
9. Sweaters: Any solid color cardigan, pullover, crew, v-neck, or vest type. Must be worn over a shirt with a collar.
10. Jumpers: Must be Navy, Black, Tan or Plaid. Must be worn with a shirt or a blouse with a collar.
11. Socks & Hosiery: Plain, solid colors.
12. Belts: A belt must be worn when the pants, skirts, skorts and/or capris have belt loops.
13. Activity Uniform: GYM for grades 3-8 Any solid color t-shirt (no writing) and black shorts. Shorts are to be to the knee.
15. A long sleeved shirt may NOT be worn under a short sleeve shirt.
16. All pants and capris must be worn at natural waist line.
17. Jackets and Hats: Coats and outerwear jackets will not be permitted to be worn throughout the day in class. Students should bring dress code sweaters if they feel rooms are chilly. No hats may be worn in the building or in class, except when preparing to exit the building.
18. Hair, Make-Up and Jewelry: Female students may wear earrings (no more than 3) and make-up. Make-up shall be lightly and subtly applied at home. Heavy make-up may be required to be removed. Hair colors (tints, dyes, highlighter, etc.) Combs, Picks, Head Bandanas/Wraps/Do Rags/Scarves are not permitted.

The following applies to Boys & Girls:

Shoes:
All shoes with lacing eyelets will be worn with laced (to the top of the eyelets) and tied shoestrings. Soccer/athletic shoes with cleats of any style (including “turf” shoes) will not be permitted to be worn in the building. Shoes should have low heels and be enclosed. NO CLOGS, NO SANDALS, ETC.

Dress down/field trip attire:

If jeans are worn on a dress down day or field trip day, they must follow these guidelines: no rips, not baggy, and not below the hips. Please be advised, dressing down never compromises the modesty, message or ministry of Springfield Christian Schools. Hats, head cloths, handkerchiefs, and hoodies are not permitted. T-shirts bearing any secular or Christian music groups are not permitted. Cartoon characters are not permitted. No wording is permitted that would be considered offensive or insulting.

Clothing may be purchased at any store. We suggest Target, Kids R Us, Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney’s and Sears. Clothing may be purchased through any catalog. We suggest French Toast and J.C. Penney’s. Clothing may be purchased at thrift stores and garage sales. Where you choose to purchase required clothing is entirely up to you. Our suggestions are for “budget friendly” choices. Note that your child is NOT required to have everything on the uniform list. There is variety to enable choice on your behalf. Not all items in catalogs are compliant with our uniform code.

The Administration reserves the right to make revisions as deemed necessary.