Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen

Dress Code

Dress Code

Any questions regarding the dress code for elementary school should be directed to the Director or Elementary Coordinator for clarification.  Questions regarding Middle School Dress Code should be directed to either the Middle School Coordinator or the Director.

Shirts * Pants * Shorts * Dresses/Skorts/Jumpers/Skirts *
Sweaters/Vests/Cardigans/Sweatshirts * Shoes *
* Socks, Pantyhose, Tights * Belts *
 Body Piercing * Hair *
* Cosmetics * Recess Clothing * Physical Education Clothing *

* Free Dress Day  * Enforcement * Exceptions *

Shirts

All references to shirts apply to both male and female students.

  • Shirts must be solid red, white, navy or hunter green. Solid colors only, no stripes or patterns.
  • Shirts may be long or short or ¾ length sleeved. Sleeveless and capped sleeved shirts are not allowed. All shirts must have a collar.
  • K-5 Students are required to purchase one red Shirt/Sweatshirt for field trip and special event purposes.
  • Any lace or piping on shirts must be the same color as the shirt. No emblems, except the school logo.
  • No mesh shirts, tight fitting shirts, spaghetti straps, or peasant style. Shirts must be long enough to be tucked in.
  • All shirts are expected to be tucked in.

Pants

All references to pants apply to both males and females.

  • Pants must be navy or true-khaki “uniform” color. The stores where you will find “uniform” pants include: The Children’s Place, Dillards, Dennis Uniform, The Gap, JC Penny, Lands’ End, and select Walmarts. 
  • Pants must be twill, chino, polyester or corduroy. No Lycra or spandex.
  • No sagging, bagging or dragging pants will be allowed. Girls may wear Capri-style pants if purchased from the uniform selections. No leggings may be worn instead of pants.

Shorts

All references to shorts apply to both males and females.

  • Shorts must be navy or true-khaki “uniform” color. The stores where you will find “uniform” pants include: The Children’s Place, Dillards, Dennis Uniform, The Gap, JC Penny, Lands’ End, and select Walmarts.
  • Shorts must be twill, chino, polyester or corduroy. No spandex or Lycra.
  • Shorts must be mid thigh in length or longer. No sagging, bagging or dragging shorts.

Dresses/Skorts/Jumpers/Skirts

  • Dresses/Skorts/Jumpers/Skirts must be navy or true-khaki “uniform” color.  The stores where you will find “uniform” pants include: The Children’s Place, Dillards, Dennis Uniform, The Gap, JC Penny, Lands’ End, and select Walmarts. 
  • Dresses/Skorts/Jumpers/Skirts must be twill, chino, polyester, corduroy or knit stitch material. No spandex or Lycra.
  • Appropriate undergarments must be worn when wearing a dress. Shorts must be worn under jumpers, dresses and skirts on Physical Education days.
    • Dresses/Skorts/Jumpers/Skirts must be mid-thigh to knee-high in length.

Sweaters/Vests/Cardigans/Sweatshirts

All references to these items apply to both males and females.

  • Sweaters/Vests/Cardigans/Sweatshirts may be navy, white, hunter green or red solid colors. Style may be v-neck; turtleneck or mock turtleneck or rounded neck. Cable sweaters are allowed if the sweater is a solid color. All items mentioned in this section must be worn with an approved collared shirt. Hoods on these items are permitted.
  • The only writing/picture allowed is an RMAE approved logo or RMAE Grizzly.
  • No oversized garments are allowed in the classroom.

Shoes

  • Shoes must have a closed toe and heel. The heel should not exceed 2 inches in height. No clogs, mules, shoes with wheels, slides or sandals.
  • K-5 snow boots must be worn on snowy days with a change of shoes for the classroom.
  • Suitable shoes approved by the teacher should be worn for PE.

Socks, Pantyhose, Tights

  • Colors for socks and tights are red, white, khaki, hunter green and navy blue. All socks and tights must be plain with no emblems, designs or embellishment. Pantyhose may be flesh colored, beige, white, hunter green, or navy blue. Pantyhose may not have a seam, design or any other type of adornment.
  • Socks, tights, or pantyhose must be worn with all shoes and boots.

Belts

  • Belts are optional for all grades.  No sagging, bagging or dragging garments will be allowed.

Body Piercing

  • No visible body piercing other than in the ear will be allowed.  No tongue rings, nose rings, chin, eyebrow or lip rings are allowed.  No gauge ear rings allowed. No visible tattoos.

Hair

  • Hair must be neat and properly maintained, not disruptive to the learning environment.  No extreme fads, gang-related haircuts, hairnets nor hair stenciling is allowed.  No unnatural hair coloring, such as green or orange is allowed.  Head bands, barrettes, scrunchies are all permitted.

Cosmetics

  • Cosmetics must be conservative (i.e. no black lipstick or extreme makeup of any type will be allowed).

Recess Clothing

  • Weather appropriate, outdoor clothing must be provided. RMAE students are outside every day in all types of weather. Any type of winter jacket or coat is acceptable.

Physical Education Clothing

  • Appropriate Physical Education clothing will be worn for scheduled outdoor activities as specified by the instructor.  Dress in weather appropriate clothing, i.e. on cold, snowy days wear jacket, gloves, hat, warm pants, snow boots or appropriate footwear.

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Free Dress Days

  • Free Dress Days are every Friday for Middle School. K-5 Has Free Dress Day the last Friday of each month.
  • Parents that volunteer at Bingo on Saturday night are awarded a Free Dress pass for each of their children.
  • Students may wear tasteful and appropriate clothing on Free Dress days. Students wearing clothing deemed inappropriate by the school director or teacher will have their parents contacted. Parents will be responsible for bringing an appropriate change of clothing to school.

Enforcement

  • Dress code violations may result in an incident report. If the dress code violation is disruptive to the class environment, parents will be contacted and responsible for bringing an appropriate change of clothing to school.
  • Additionally, the student will be issued a RMAE shirt to wear until the dress code attire can be changed.  A cleaned RMAE shirt needs to be returned to the main office.
  • Parents are required to pick up confiscated dress code violation items such as jewelry in the front office.

Exceptions

  • Middle School students are not required to tuck in shirts.
  • Middle School students may choose sock colors.
  • Exceptions to the dress code policy are:  special event days that have been prescheduled and published and/or students who are participating in scouting programs are permitted to wear their scouting uniforms on meeting days.
  • Special event days may include, but are not limited to, Spirit Day and Free Dress Day. These days will be published in the calendar and/or the weekly newsletter from the office. Students may wear the white or tie-dye RMAE T-Shirt with approved pants, shorts, skirts, or jeans for Spirit Days. If not wearing the RMAE Spirit T-Shirt, then the dress code must be followed.  Spirit Wear is available through the RMAE PTO.
  • Students may wear tasteful and appropriate clothing on Free Dress days. Students wearing clothing deemed inappropriate by the school director or teacher will have their parents contacted. Parents will be responsible for bringing an appropriate change of clothing to school.

 

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