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Dress Code

School Shirt Orders

Click here to order school uniform T-Shirts through our PTO. These school t-shirts are optional. 

Navy blue, short-sleeve shirts- $15 ea
Navy blue, long-sleeve shirts- $20 ea
Navy blue, crew neck sweatshirt- $25 ea


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.

The full dress code policy is found in the St. Tammany Parish School Board
Although this is not a full list of policies, below are a few gender specific policies:

  • Sculptured hair styles that include pictures, symbols, letters, numbers, or hair in curlers, rollers, or excessively teased, etc., will not be permitted.
  • The minimum length of dresses, culottes, skirts, and shorts must be at the fingertip or below when standing erect with arms extended down the sides or not more than 5" above the knee.
  • No see-through, sheer shirts, or lace-like clothing are permitted, and no skin may show between the lower garment and shirt in any position.
  • Hoods are not to be worn on campus during regular school hours except outdoors in inclement weather. All caps, hats, and bandannas are banned from school campuses during regular school hours.

Non-Uniform 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
 for additional parish dress code information.