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Uniform Dress Code

Uniform Policy



Skirts: Uniform skirts with hemlines not more than 3 inches from the top of the knee.  Any alternation that damages the skirt will require that a new skirt be purchased. If a student receives 2 detentions for a short skirt, she will be required to wear uniform slacks for the remainder of the school year. 

Shirts/Pants: Only uniform white, gray, burgundy, navy blue, or light blue shirts and blue or gray pants may be worn. 

Sweater: For grades 9, 10 and 11, the uniform sweater in navy blue may be worn in class.  For grade 12, the navy blue school sweater or the senior sweater may be worn in class.  No fleece, sweatshirts or hoodies may be worn at any time with our formal uniform.

Blazers: Blazers may be worn in the classroom or as outerwear when weather conditions dictate. They may be worn in lieu of/or with the school sweater. 

Shoes: White Cross shoe #3305G*, Dr. Martens #1461* or TOMS Black on Black Slip ons. No other slip-ons, sneakers or Uggs may be worn. Solid black leather lace-up shoes with a heel no higher than 1 inch, similar in style to those above (*) are also acceptable. In inclement weather, alternate footwear may be worn.

Tights/Socks: Only opaque tights in solid colors navy, dark gray, or black may be worn. White, navy, dark gray or black socks  must be worn with slacks and only with the skirt when the weather dictates and an announcement is made. Socks may not be worn over opaque stockings.

Outerwear:  Outerwear should be appropriate, clean and well-tailored.  Winter coats or jackets are the only types of clothing that should be worn to and from school. Coats/jackets may be worn between buildings but not in class or in the cafeteria during lunch periods. Hoodies and sweat jackets are not permitted on campus. 

Scarves: Solid gray, solid navy, solid white or uniform FHA scarves may be worn. Eternity scarves are acceptable. 

Physical Education: The school physical education uniform must be worn. For safety reasons, no jewelry is allowed.

Hair: Style, color and accessories must be in keeping with our school standards for appearance. No head-covering except for religious reasons. Hair may not be colored a shade that is unnatural. There determination of appropriate hair color is at the disretion of the Administration. Non-natural occurring hair colors are not allowed. 

Piercings: No visible and/or external piercings may be worn in school.  This includes nose, tongue, lip, brow or any facial piercings. Earrings worn in the earlobe should be small in size so as to promote personal and public safety.

Off Campus: Any student who participates in an off-campus school-sponsored activity is expected to dress appropriately.  Any apparel that is deemed unacceptable by the Administration, may result in the student’s forfeiting the privilege of participating in such activity.  



Uniforms are ordered from Flynn O'Hara. Located at 6719 18th Avenue. 718-567-8592




                        *** Any student who borrows a uniform part (shoes, skirt, shirt) must make a donation to Lifestream.  Shirt and skirt must be laundered before returning. Stockings/socks must be purchased.