Uniforms

The dress code provides a standard for our students, which fosters an environment conducive to learning and respectful behavior.

Final decisions regarding the school uniform rest with the principal/administration.

Uniform Requirements & Other Pertinent Information

Uniforms are to be purchased from

Flynn and O’Hara School Uniform Co., Inc.

9650 Main Street
Unit 20
Fairfax, VA. 22031

Phone: 703/503-5966

The winter uniform is worn from November 2 through April 4 unless the principal modifies the regulation and notifies the parents. The P.E. uniform is worn by students all day on the day when they have physical education class.

Uniform Guidelines

Kindergarten

Kindergarten students wear the PE uniform each day.

PE Uniform 

Boys & Girls

Winter: Green sweatpants & green sweatshirt, both with white school name imprinted, gold T-shirt with school name, plain white crew socks, and sneakers.

Fall and Spring:  Green mesh shorts with white school name, gold T-shirt with school name, plain white crew socks, and sneakers.

Standard Uniform

Boys – Grades 1-3

  • navy dress slacks
  • belt (brown or black)
  • plain white polo (long or short sleeves)
  • solid navy sweater vest, long-sleeved v-neck pullover, or green fleece zip-up with school name.
  • plain white, navy, or black crew socks
  • school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

Spring/fall option

  • plain white short-sleeved polo
  • navy walking shorts or navy dress slacks
  • belt (brown or black)
  • plain white, navy, or black crew socks

·      school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

Girls – Grades 1-3

  • green plaid jumper
  • white blouse (long or short sleeves with “peter pan” collar)
  • solid navy cardigan sweater or green fleece zip-up with school name.
  • plain navy knee-socks, navy tights, or black tights

White crew socks are not worn during the winter uniform time frame.

·   school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

Spring/fall option

  • plain white short-sleeved polo
  • navy walking shorts
  • belt (brown or black)
  • plain white crew socks

·      school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

Boys – Grades 4-8

  • navy dress slacks
  • belt (brown or black)
  • plain white oxford shirt with button-down collar (long or short sleeves)
  • solid navy tie of appropriate length
  • solid navy sweater vest, long-sleeved v-neck pullover, or green fleece zip-up with school name

**Grades 7 and 8 wear “Prescott Red” uniform sweater or vest or green fleece zip-up with school name.

  • plain white, navy, or black crew socks

·      school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

Spring/fall option

  • plain white short-sleeved polo
  • navy walking shorts or navy dress slacks
  • belt (brown or black)
  • plain white, navy, or black crew socks (no logos)

·      school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

Girls – Grades 4-8

  • green plaid skirt or kilt – to be worn to the top of the knee
  • plain white oxford shirt with button-down collar (long or short sleeves)
  • navy sweater vest, long-sleeved v-neck pullover, or green fleece zip-up with school name

**Grades 7 and 8 wear “Prescott Red” uniform sweater or vest or green fleece zip-up with school name.

  • plain navy knee-socks, navy tights, or black tights

White crew socks are not worn during the winter uniform time period.

·      school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

*Spring/fall option

  • plain white short-sleeved polo
  • navy walking shorts, green plaid skirt, or green plaid kilt
  • belt (brown or black) if shorts are worn
  • plain white crew socks

·      school shoes (see Shoes, Grades 1 – 8)

All Students

  • Shirts must be tucked in so that the waistband is visible. When wearing a sweater, the shirt must still be tucked in so that it does not hang below the bottom of the sweater.
  • Undergarments worn under school shirts must be plain white, and must have sleeves that do not exceed the length of the sleeves of the uniform shirt.
  • Pants, shorts, and skirts/kilts are to be worn at the waist.
  • Clothing must be in good condition, clean, with no holes, missing buttons, or loose hems.
  • Nail polish and cosmetics are not permitted.
  • Both boys and girls may wear a religious necklace and a watch to schoolAdditionally, girls may wear one set of simple post earrings.  No other jewelry may be worn.
  • Extremes in hairstyles or fad hair cuts are not permitted. Hair may not be bleached or colored and should be neatly cut. (Boys’ hair should not touch their shirt collar).
  • All students who wish to wear a sweater in class must wear the uniform sweater or fleece.

Shoes, Grades 1-8

There are no uniform shoes. Shoes are to be black, flat or low heeled, sturdy, and neat in appearance. Boots, sandals, sneakers or athletic-style shoes are not acceptable. Sneakers are worn with the PE uniform only.

Uniform Guidelines for Dress Down Days

Allowed items Items NOT allowed

 

  • jeans
  • tennis shoes
  • short ankle socks
  • shorts no shorter than three inches above the knee
  • skirts and skorts no shorter than three inches above the knee
  • sweatshirts
  • jogging suits
  • nail polish
  • jewelry
  • dresses no shorter than three inches above the knee
  • slacks
  • open-toe sandals or shoes
  • open-back shoes
  • tank tops
  • t-shirts with inappropriate writing
  • tennis shoes that convert to roller skates
  • biker shorts
  • pajama pants
  • yoga, exercise, or running pants
  • any clothing that is extremely tight
  • leggings worn as pants – leggings, if worn, must be worn with a dress or skirt
  • make-up
  • low-cut blouses or tops
  • hats (in the building)

ALL UNIFORM REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO THE DISCRETION OF THE PRINCPAL.