Elementary School (Kindergarten – 5th Grades): Pants (for boys or girls): Khaki polyester, twill or dress corduroy; plain or pleated front. All pants must fit waist and inseam. Designer, elastic ankle, oversized, cargo, or carpenter pants are not dress code compliant. Jumpers/Skirts: Standard plain Khaki jumper or skirt, or plaid jumper or skirt purchased from Flynn O’Hara. Jumpers or skirts may be worn with a white PeterPan collar blouse. Jumper or skirt length must be no more than 2 inches above the knee. Shirts: Hunter green polo, oxford or turtleneck; long or short sleeves (no cap sleeves).
Middle School (6th – 8th Grades): Pants (for boys or girls): Navy polyester, twill or dress corduroy; plain or pleated front. All pants must fit waist and inseam. Designer, elastic ankle, oversized, cargo, or carpenter pants are not dress code compliant. Skirts/Jumpers: Standard plain Navy skirt or jumper, or plaid skirt or jumper purchased from Flynn O’Hara. Skirt and jumper length must be no more than 2 inches above the knee. Shirts: White oxford, polo or turtleneck; long or short sleeves (no cap sleeves).
All Grades: Sweaters: White, navy or hunter green; crew, cardigan, pullover or vest; no designs, monograms or decorative buttons. A dress code compliant shirt must be worn with all sweaters. Socks: Solid white or dark color crew socks. Solid color knee socks, leggings or tights in white, black, hunter green (elementary girls only) or navy (middle school girls only). Spirit Wear: Hunter green school spirit wear pull-overs purchased from Under-Armor may be worn. A dress code compliant shirt must be worn beneath spirit wear. St. Thomas School Athletics pull-overs purchased form Under-Armor may be worn during the particular sports season on game days (only). Sweatshirts, hoodies, non-St. Thomas pull-overs are not dress code compliant. Shoes: Dark toned shoes or sneakers. Sneakers with slight off color flaring only. Bright colored sneakers or significant bright colored flaring are not dress code compliant. Sandals, clogs, roller shoes, high heels, or platform shoes are not dress code compliant. Flats for girls with foot covering. All shoes must have backs and toes. All shoes must be tied at all times. Shorts: (September, May and June only) Walking Shorts (boys and girls) — Khaki for elementary, Navy for middle school; knee length. No cargo, carpenter, oversized or designer shorts regardless of color. Shorts may not be worn on Wednesday Mass days. Monthly All-School Jean Day: Last Thursday of the Month—participation optional, no donation. Appropriate wear only: Jeans without holes, non-dress code shirts or t-shirts with appropriate printing permitted. No sportswear—i.e. caps, jerseys, sweatpants, sport shorts–pajamas, yoga pants, spandex, etc. Dress code sock and shoe policies apply. St. Thomas Auction Jean Day passes are redeemable on Thursdays only. Monthly All-School Leadership Day: First Wednesday of the Month—participation required. Boys/Men in oxford white shirt with tie and dress code or better pants, Girls/Women in dresses, skirt and blouse or dress slacks.
General: Belt looped pants must be worn with a brown or black metal buckle only belt. All shirts and blouses must be tucked into pants or skirts. One pair post earrings, girls only. Polish/Make-up: None for Grades Kindergarten – 6th, minimal for 7th & 8th. No distracting haircuts, unnatural colors or styles. Jewelry: Minimal. All shirts and blouses must be tucked in. No hats. No tattoos. Principal reserves the right to make final decisions in regard to interpreting and applying the dress code.
Non-Compliance Procedure: AM Homeroom Dress Code Check—A student not dress code compliant will call home from the office to have dress code wear brought to school. Students are re-admitted to the classroom only after being dress code compliant.