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Uniform Policy

Uniform & Dress Code Policy

The Uniform & Dress Code Policy has been instituted as part of the School Plan for Robert E. Peary Middle School. Our basic standard for students is to dress as if they were coming to work. School is a place of business and education is the students' job. Research has found that use of school uniforms enhances school safety, improves the learning environment, reduces ethnic and racial tensions, bridges socioeconomic differences between children, promotes good behavior, improves children's self-respect and self-esteem, and produces cost savings for families. The school will assist in providing uniforms for students who have financial difficulties.













  • solid white, blue, or black

  • collar, polo shirt

  • short or long sleeves

  • Peary Pride gear

  • 8th grade class shirt

  • solid navy blue, or black bottoms

  • dark blue jeans/denim

  • long pants, shorts, capris, skirts or jumpers

  • must fit at the waist

  • hemmed or cuffed

  • no shorter than mid-thigh

  • jackets or sweatshirts

  • collared shirts must be visible without adjustments

  • appropriate shoes such as sneakers or tennis shoes

  • undergarments must remain covered at  all times



  • stripes

  • logos larger than 1”x1”

  • numbers, letters, or pictures

  • sleeveless or tank top

  • spaghetti strap top

  • undershirts/ t-shirts

  • low-cut or unbuttoned all the way

  • midriff, mesh or see-through

  • P.E. shirts

  • other colored denim

  • jeggings/leggings

  • baggy, oversized, or sagging pants larger than 1 size too big

  • rolled waist

  • torn, holes or cut seams

  • sweatpants or pajamas

  • lounge pants/joggers

  • inappropriate (alcohol,  tobacco, drug, sexual, or violence related) logos or imagery

  • hoods up (unless it is raining)

  • open-toed or open heeled shoes

  • sandals, flip flops or Croc like shoes

  • sunglasses (except  for medical conditions)

  • hair rollers

  • wallet chains or chain jewelry

  • hats, beanies, doo rags, scarfs etc.

  • gang or tagging crew attire

  • blankets


The California Legislature has determined that “gang apparel” is hazardous to the health and safety of the school environment; therefore, the wearing of items that indicate involvement in or affiliation with “gangs” is prohibited at all times while on campus.  These items include, but are not limited to:  clothing and accessories that are predominantly red, blue, brown, black, plain and/or white-tee shirts as outer-wear.