ASES Uniform Policy 2018-2019

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Abita Springs Elementary is a mandatory uniform school. A violation of student dress regulations is a Group 2 offense in the Code of Conduct and may result in disciplinary action that includes suspension. Policies regarding dress and grooming stress the importance of reducing distractions that inhibit learning and enhancing a safe learning environment.

Uniforms must be worn each day except for days designated by administration.

Please put your child’s name on all clothing.


  Navy or White short or long sleeve polo style with 2-4 buttons
  Navy or White Short or long sleeve oxford style
  Navy or White Turtle neck shirts
  Girls may also wear Navy or White button up blouses
  Blue or White school sold T-shirt
  Red Math Facts shirts


  Solid Navy or Khaki uniform style
  Long, solid colored cotton twill pants
  Solid colored cotton twill walking length shorts
  Must be worn at the waist

Skirts, Skorts,
& Jumpers

  Solid colored uniform style Navy or Khaki
(not sparkly, lace, or tulle)
  Must be an appropriate length (fingertip or below when
standing erect with arms extended down the sides or not more than 5" above the knee.)

Winter Outer

  Parent’s choice
  Hoods and hats must be removed while inside


  Athletic/tennis shoes are recommended since students are active throughout the day.
  Flip-flops, heels, or backless thong sandals are not permitted. All shoes must have a back


Light blue shirts, yellow bee shirts, or green behavior shirts are not allowed.

The full dress code policy is found in the St. Tammany Parish School Board Handbook ( Although this is not a full list of policies, below are a few gender specific policies:
 Un-natural hair coloring including frosting on tips is not allowed for boys or girls.
 An acceptable, well-groomed haircut will be required of all male students. Styles never should be such that they represent a collective or individual protest. The length of hair may not fall below the base of a collar on a shirt. Afros or teased styles may not exceed three (3) inches in height. Hair arranged in a manner detrimental to the performance of normal educational activities will be prohibited. Hair also must be clean and not unusually colored. Sculptured hair styles that include pictures, symbols, letters, numbers, etc., will not be permitted.
 Girls must wear their hair in a conventional style. The minimum length of dresses, culottes, skirts, and shorts must be at the fingertip or below when standing straight with arms extended down the sides or not more than 5" above the knee.


Free Dress Days:
There are certain days throughout the year that students are allowed to be out of uniform. Parents will be notified of these days and what students are
expected to wear. On these days parents should refer to the Dress Code Polices in the St. Tammany Parish School Board Handbook ( Halter and spaghetti strap type tops or dresses are not allowed. Sleeveless athletic type shirts are not allowed. Caps, hats, and bandannas are not allowed during regular school hours except for when specifically stated.


Refer to the St. Tammany Parish School Board District Handbook for Students and Parents for additional parish dress code information.