Uniform Dress Codes

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Dress Code for Elementary School Students

Our school uniform helps create a comfortable and focused learning environment and reflects a seriousness of purpose and a concern for academic experience. Our uniform is intended to minimize distraction so students can focus on school activities. SAS students are expected to dress in a manner that shows respect for all members of our international community, is safe, and reflects an attitude of professionalism and success.

Uniforms

  1. The SAS uniform consists of a white SAS polo shirt and SAS navy blue bottoms. 
    • The SAS uniform should be clean, neat, properly sized, and free from holes, tears, or frays.
    • The SAS uniform may not be altered in any way. Do not roll up shorts or roll down the waistlines of skirts.
  2. Shorts and skirts should be mid-thigh or longer. They may not be shorter than the fingertips of the student’s hand when the arms are hanging at the student’s side.
  3. Underwear (e.g., boxers, bra straps, etc.) must not be visible at all times.
  4. A solid white undershirt or T-shirt may be worn under the SAS polo shirt.
  5. A solid navy or white sweater or sweatshirt may be worn over the SAS uniform. No commercial logos, stripes, or designs are permitted. The Booster Booth sells SAS sweatshirts of various designs.
  6. Older uniform designs can be worn through the 2019-20 academic year.

Grooming

  1. Hair must be well-groomed, out of the eyes, and may not create a distraction.

Shoes and Accessories

  1. Shoes must be worn at all times.
  2. Flip flops, beach, or sports sandals are not permitted, unless under a doctor's orders.
  3. Hats and sunglasses are not permitted indoors, unless under a doctor's orders.
  4. Only singular ear piercings are allowed. Tongue and other body piercings are not permitted.
    • Earrings or ear studs should be simple, not present a safety hazard, and should not be distracting.
  5. Bracelets and necklaces should not be noisy, present a safety hazard, or distracting.

PE Uniforms

  1. The SAS PE uniform consists of a red SAS T-shirt and navy blue shorts, socks, and gym or sports shoes.
    • The student's first name should be clearly written on the white box on their red PE T-shirt.
    • Shorts should not cover the knee to optimize mobility.
  2. Students must wear the PE uniform for the entire day on their scheduled PE day. This applies for swimming days as well.
  3. Swimming boys:
    • Swim shorts should be above the knee.
    • Speedo racing suits and swimsuits of any color are permitted.
    • Swim goggles are permitted but not recommended.
  4. Swimming girls:
    • Students must wear a one-piece swimsuit.
    • Swimsuits of any color is permitted.
    • Swim goggles are permitted but not recommended.
  5. The PE department will loan students a swimsuit for a day if needed.

Alternate Dress Days

Two Wednesdays of each month are designated as alternate dress days. Students do not have to wear the school uniform but must conform to the guidelines below. Please check the school calendar or eNews for specific alternate dress days.

  1. Clothing depicting drugs, alcohol, profanity, or sexual innuendo is not permitted.
  2. Jeans, pants, or shorts should be clean and not be torn, frayed, or have holes.
  3. Shorts and skirts should be mid-thigh or longer.
  4. Sweatpants or warm-up pants are permitted.
  5. Tank tops, spaghetti straps, strapless, or midriff tops are not permitted.
  6. Students must conform to the general guidelines on grooming, shoes, and accessories.
  7. Students must wear PE-appropriate clothing and footwear to school if PE classes fall on alternate dress days.

Violations of Dress Code and Grooming Regulations

Students who do not conform to the regulations will be referred by their teacher to a deputy principal. Depending on availability, appropriate attire may be provided by the school or the student’s parent will be called and told of the need to modify the student’s attire.

 

Dress Code for Middle School Students

Our school uniform helps create a comfortable and focused learning environment and reflects a seriousness of purpose and a concern for academic experience. Our uniform is intended to minimize distraction so students can focus on school activities. SAS students are expected to dress in a manner that shows respect for all members of our international community, is safe, and reflects an attitude of professionalism and success.

Uniforms

  1. The SAS uniform consists of a white SAS polo shirt and SAS navy blue bottoms. 
    • The SAS uniform should be clean, neat, properly sized, and free from holes, tears, or frays.
    • The SAS uniform may not be altered in any way. Do not roll up shorts or roll down the waistlines of skirts.
  2. Shorts and skirts should be mid-thigh or longer. They may not be shorter than the fingertips of the student’s hand when the arms are hanging at the student’s side.
  3. Underwear (e.g., boxers, bra straps, etc.) must not be visible at all times.
  4. A solid white undershirt or T-shirt may be worn under the SAS polo shirt.
  5. A solid navy or white sweater or sweatshirt may be worn over the SAS uniform. No commercial logos, stripes, or designs are permitted. The Booster Booth sells SAS sweatshirts of various designs.
  6. Older uniform designs can be worn through the 2019-20 academic year.

Grooming

  1. Hair must be well-groomed, out of the eyes, and may not create a distraction.

Shoes and Accessories

  1. Shoes must be worn at all times.
  2. Flip flops, beach, or sports sandals are not permitted, unless under a doctor's orders.
  3. Hats and sunglasses are not permitted indoors, unless under a doctor's orders.
  4. Only singular ear piercings are allowed. Tongue and other body piercings are not permitted.
    • Earrings or ear studs should be simple, not present a safety hazard, and should not be distracting.
  5. Bracelets and necklaces should not be noisy, present a safety hazard, or distracting.

PE Uniforms

  1. The SAS PE uniform consists of a red SAS T-shirt and navy blue shorts, socks, and gym or sports shoes.
    • The student's first name should be clearly written on the white box on their red PE T-shirt.
    • Shorts should not cover the knee to optimize mobility.
  2. Swimming boys:
    • Swim shorts should be above the knee.
    • Speedo racing suits and swimsuits of any color are permitted.
    • Swim goggles are permitted but not recommended.
  3. Swimming girls:
    • Students must wear a one-piece swimsuit.
    • Swimsuits of any color is permitted.
    • Swim goggles are permitted but not recommended.
  4. Accessories must be removed before PE classes.
  5. It is the student's responsibility to not bring any valuables to the locker room, including money and cellphones.

Alternate Dress Days

Two Wednesdays of each month are designated as alternate dress days. Students do not have to wear the school uniform but must conform to the guidelines below. Please check the school calendar or eNews for specific alternate dress days.

  1. Clothing depicting drugs, alcohol, profanity, or sexual innuendo is not permitted.
  2. Jeans, pants, or shorts should be clean and not be torn, frayed, or have holes.
  3. Shorts and skirts should be mid-thigh or longer.
  4. Sweatpants or warm-up pants are permitted.
  5. Tank tops, spaghetti straps, strapless, or midriff tops are not permitted.
  6. Students must conform to the general guidelines on grooming, shoes, and accessories.
  7. Students must wear PE-appropriate clothing and footwear to school if PE classes fall on alternate dress days.

Other Special Dress Days

Spirit, jerseys, club, and performance recognition shirts may be worn in place of the white SAS polo shirt on special occasions, as approved by the principals. Students should follow the guidelines below on such days.

  1. Students should wear the SAS navy bottoms together with a top that aligns with the spirit or holiday dress requirements.
  2. A full costume that aligns with the spirit or holiday dress requirements is permitted.
  3. Standard school dress code guidelines still apply.
  4. Special dress days are not considered alternate dress days. If students do not wish to dress with the theme of the day, they are expected to be in SAS uniform.

Violations of Dress Code and Grooming Regulations

Students who do not conform to the regulations will be referred by their teacher to a deputy principal. Depending on availability, appropriate attire may be provided by the school or the student’s parent will be called and told of the need to modify the student’s attire.

Dress Code for High School Students

Our school uniform helps create a comfortable and focused learning environment and reflects a seriousness of purpose and a concern for academic experience. Our uniform is intended to minimize distraction so students can focus on school activities. SAS students are expected to dress in a manner that shows respect for all members of our international community, is safe, and reflects an attitude of professionalism and success.

Uniforms

  1. The SAS uniform consists of a white SAS polo shirt and SAS navy blue bottoms. 
    • The SAS uniform should be clean, neat, properly sized, and free from holes, tears, or frays.
    • The SAS uniform may not be altered in any way. Do not roll up shorts or roll down the waistlines of skirts.
  2. Shorts and skirts should be mid-thigh or longer. They may not be shorter than the fingertips of the student’s hand when the arms are hanging at the student’s side.
  3. Underwear (e.g., boxers, bra straps, etc.) must not be visible at all times.
  4. A solid white undershirt or T-shirt may be worn under the SAS polo shirt.
  5. A solid navy or white sweater or sweatshirt may be worn over the SAS uniform. No commercial logos, stripes, or designs are permitted. The Booster Booth sells SAS sweatshirts of various designs.
  6. Older uniform designs can be worn through the 2019-20 academic year.

Grooming

  1. Hair must be well-groomed, out of the eyes, and may not create a distraction.
  2. Boys should be clean-shaven. If boys wish to keep facial hair, it should be kept neat and tidy.

Shoes and Accessories

  1. Shoes must be worn at all times.
  2. Flip flops, beach, or sports sandals are not permitted, unless under a doctor's orders.
  3. Hats and sunglasses are not permitted indoors, unless under a doctor's orders.
  4. Only singular ear piercings are allowed. Tongue and other body piercings are not permitted.
    • Earrings or ear studs should be simple, not present a safety hazard, and should not be distracting.
  5. Bracelets and necklaces should not be noisy, present a safety hazard, or distracting.

PE Uniforms

  1. With the exception of students in dance classes, the SAS PE uniform consists of an SAS T-shirt or a plain white T-shirt and navy blue shorts, socks, and gym or sports shoes.
    • Socks should not be the same socks worn with the school uniform.
    • PE shorts may not be worn for regular classes.
  2. Accessories must be removed before PE classes.
  3. It is the student's responsibility to not bring any valuables to the locker room, including money and cellphones.

Alternate Dress Days

Two Wednesdays of each month are designated as alternate dress days. Students do not have to wear the school uniform but must conform to the guidelines below. Please check the school calendar or eNews for specific alternate dress days.

  1. Clothing depicting drugs, alcohol, profanity, or sexual innuendo is not permitted.
  2. Jeans, pants, or shorts should be clean and not be torn, frayed, or have holes.
  3. Shorts and skirts should be mid-thigh or longer.
  4. Sweatpants or warm-up pants are permitted.
  5. Tank tops, spaghetti straps, strapless, or midriff tops are not permitted.
  6. Students must conform to the general guidelines on grooming, shoes, and accessories.
  7. Students must wear PE-appropriate clothing and footwear to school if PE classes fall on alternate dress days.

Other Special Dress Days

Spirit, jerseys, club, performance and house (Andor, Aquila, and Ethon houses) recognition shirts may be worn in place of the white SAS polo shirt on special occasions, as approved by the principals. Students should follow the guidelines below on such days.

  1. Students should wear the SAS navy bottoms together with a top that aligns with the spirit or holiday dress requirements.
  2. A full costume that aligns with the spirit or holiday dress requirements is permitted.
  3. When student athletes or performers are given an opportunity to wear their team or event shirts, the SAS navy bottoms must be worn.
  4. Standard school dress code guidelines still apply.
  5. Special dress days are not considered alternate dress days. If students do not wish to dress with the theme of the day, they are expected to be in SAS uniform.

Violations of Dress Code and Grooming Regulations

Students who do not conform to the regulations will be referred by their teacher to a deputy principal. Depending on availability, appropriate attire may be provided by the school or the student’s parent will be called and told of the need to modify the student’s attire.