Dress Code
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A student’s appearance, self-respect and performance complement one another. Therefore, reasonable care and neatness in regard to dress and appearance are required of all students. In the spirit of cooperation, fairness and responsibility, parents and students are to observe the school dress code policy.

Girls’ Uniform

Schoolbelles

Uniform Company

Schoolbelles

4747 W. 160th Street

Cleveland, OH 44135-2631

www.schoolbelles.com

Grades K- 4: V-Neck Pleated Jumper or Tunic Style Jumper

Grades 5 - 8: Pleated Skirt, 2-Kick Pleat Skirt, Wrap Kilt Skirt, Skort with flat front PLAID/ GREEN

All Girls: Pleated Front Slacks, Mid-Rise Slacks, Plain Front Slacks all in NAVY OR KHAKI

Jumpers, skirts, and skorts are to be no more than two inches above the knee.  

All plaid items must be purchased from Schoolbelles. Navy blue or khaki dress slacks or shorts may be purchased from Schoolbelles or JC Penney’s.

Hip or Waist Length Vest NAVY

Pleated Front Twill slacks, Polyester Slacks, or

Pleated Front Walking Shorts NAVY and KHAKI

Walking shorts are to be no more than two inches above the knee.

Schoolbelles or JC Penney’s

Uniform Sweaters

4 styles:

Cardigan - Crew Neck

V-Neck

Pullover - Crew Neck

V-Neck in WHITE or NAVY

Check out the new monogrammed sweater.

Peter Pan Collar, Pointed Collar Blouse, Oxford Cloth Blouse, or Turtleneck in WHITE. No Polo Shirts. Shirttails must be tucked in at all times.

Knee Socks, Crew Socks or Leotards in WHITE or NAVY must be worn at all times. No Ankle Cut Socks are permitted.

Dress shirts, socks, and other accessories may be purchased from any retailer.

 

Boys’ Uniform

Schoolbelles or JC Penney’s

Plain Front Dress, Pleated Front Dress, Relaxed Fit Trousers or Boys’ Pleated Front Walking Shorts NAVY. All Boys in K-8 must wear a belt.

Navy blue or khaki dress slacks or shorts may be purchased from Schoolbelles or JC Penney’s.

Oxford Cloth Shirt, Broadcloth Dress Shirt, or Turtleneck. All shirts must be white. No polo shirts. Shirttails must be tucked in at all times.

Schoolbelles or JC Penney’s

Uniform Sweaters:

3 styles:

Cardigan - V-Neck

Pullover - Crew Neck, V-Neck

WHITE or NAVY

Check out the new monogrammed sweater.

Boys in Kindergarten through grade 8 must wear a plaid or navy blue tie on days that the school community will attend The Liturgy. Ties may be purchased through Schoolbelles.

NAVY or BLACK socks must be worn. No ankle cut socks are permitted.

Dress shirts, socks, and other accessories may be purchased from any retailer.

NOTE: Girls may wear slacks from November 1 through March 31. Walking shorts may be worn by boys and girls from the first day of school until September 30 and from May 1 until the last day of school. These dates may be changed due to weather conditions.

 

Schoolbelles Spirit Wear Sweatshirts

Students may wear a Schoolbelles sweatshirt as part of their school uniform. Sweatshirts not purchased from Schoolbelles are not permitted.

 

Shoes

Approved: Closed dress shoes with safety soles (skid resistant which are not of the athletic variety. These include: loafers, oxfords, dockers, leather walking shoes (tie and slip on shoes are permitted.) Shoe laces should be the color of the shoe.

Not permitted: No tennis shoes, including all black tennis and athletic shoes. No open toed shoes or open heeled shoes and sandals. No boots, including work boots, mountain boots, and ankle boots. No current trends or styles which would be unsafe or are inappropriate.

 

Jewelry

  • Only stud earrings for girls are permitted. Large earrings or long dangling earrings will not be permitted.
  • More than two earrings per ear are not permitted.
  • The plaid barrette, headband and ponytail holders may be purchased from Schoolbelles at the discretion of the parents. Headbands, barrettes and other ponytail holders which complement the uniform may be worn. Bandanas are not permitted.
  • In Kindergarten through Grade 4, no bracelets or rings are permitted. Necklaces bearing a cross, crucifix or a religious medal may be worn under a blouse or shirt.
  • Students in Grades 5 through 8 may wear an appropriate bracelet, ring or necklace. Excessive jewelry is not permitted. This will be at the Principal’s discretion.

 

No makeup.

 

ONLY clear (NO COLOR) nail polish.

 

Hair

Hair should be neat and well-groomed. No exaggerated hair styles for both boys and girls, i.e.: dyed hair or shaved heads. Boys’ hair should not touch their shirt collar.

Click here to download an order form for gym clothes.

 

Shorts may be worn from the first day of school until October 30 and from April 1 until the last day of school.

 

Special Jeans Days

These days will be announced in advance. On a jeans day, students may wear jeans and tennis shoes. Girls may wear capri pants. Tee shirts may be worn but may have no inappropriate phrases or pictures. No jeggins or leggings are to be worn. Sleeveless shirts are not permitted. Girls’ blouses & shirts must cover their mid-section. Shorts are not to be worn unless otherwise directed. Students should not wear sandals, clogs or other openback shoes. Shoes should have no more than a 1 ½ inch heel.

 

Special Dress Up Days

These days will be announced in advance. On these days, students are to wear clothing suitable to a school situation. Jeans, tennis shoes, shorts and tee shirts are not permitted. Capri pants (not jeans) are permitted. Girls’ dresses or skirts may be no more than 2 inches above the knee. Clothing should not be form-fitting. Boys and girls should dress modestly. Jewelry may be worn - not in excess. This will be at the teacher’s discretion.

 

Dress Code Policy

The following action will take place if children come to school disregarding this policy:

First Violation: Reminder form will be sent home by the homeroom teacher. Parents are asked to sign and return the form to the teacher. *Please refer to the Violation Form found in the Addendum of this Handbook.

Second Violation: Phone call will be made to the parents by the homeroom teacher.

Third Violation: A phone call will be made to the parents by the homeroom teacher requesting them to come to school to bring appropriate clothing for their child.

Should a situation arise when a child cannot be in full uniform, a written explanation from the parent or guardian to the teacher and Principal is necessary.

Each violation of the Dress Code Policy will result in the loss of a student privilege, i.e: participating in the next special dress day.

Parents must place their uniform orders directly through Schoolbelles.

The sale of good used uniforms will be possible through the initiation of a uniform exchange program.

The principal reserves the right to decide if a student is in violation of the Saint Benedict School Dress Code.  

Contact Us

Phone (814) 344-6512
Fax (814) 344-8530
   
Address  
Saint Benedict School
P.O. Box 596
119 South Church Street
Carrolltown, PA  15722