School Uniforms

School Uniform and Dress Code Policy

The purpose of this policy is to:

  • Foster a school atmosphere that is conducive to learning, free of unnecessary distractions and comparisons
  • Ensure an orderly and safe learning environment
  • Promote neatness and modesty
  • Avoid the pitfalls of “cool” fads or styles
  • Encourage the virtues of moderation and consideration of others
  • Dress in a manner that glorifies God

Boys

Shirts:

  • classic polo or oxford styles, shirts must remain tucked-in
  • smooth-knit turtleneck or mock turtle (not ribbed)
  • any SOLID color, free of brand logos and other embroidery
  • must have sleeves (long or short)
  • must have a collar (turtle or mock turtlenecks are acceptable)
  • long enough to stay tucked in
  • neither overly baggy nor tight
  • undershirts are permissible but long sleeves may not be worn under short sleeved shirts
  • official RMCA sweatshirts/logo wear (as available)
  • a short sleeved, solid white t-shirt may be worn beneath polo or oxford shirts

Sweaters:

  • plain knit v-neck, crew neck,  classic-style cardigan and vests (not ribbed or cable-knit)
  • any solid color, free of brand logos and other embroidery
  • neither overly baggy, long, nor tight
  • may be worn over a uniform shirt

Pants/Shorts:

  • classic chino style pants (no corduroys) or shorts with or without pleats or cuffs (no cargo pockets)
  • boot cut or straight leg
  • solid black, navy, khaki tan, brown or gray
  • waist should be “natural fit” – falling between waist and hipbone
  • neither overly baggy nor tight

Girls

Shirts:

  • classic polo or oxford styles, shirts must remain tucked-in and modestly buttoned up (undergarments should not be visible)
  • smooth-knit turtleneck or mock turtle (not ribbed)
  • any SOLID color, free of brand logos and other embroidery.
  • must have sleeves (long, short or ¾)
  • must have a collar (turtle, mock, & Peter Pan/rounded are acceptable)
  • long enough to stay tucked in
  • neither overly baggy nor tight
  • undershirts are permissible but long sleeves may not be worn under short sleeved shirts
  • official RMCA sweatshirts/logo wear (as available)
  • a short sleeved, solid white t-shirt may be worn beneath polo or oxford shirts

Sweaters:

  • plain knit v-neck, crew neck, classic-style cardigan and vests (not ribbed or cable-knit)
  • any solid color, free of brand logos and other embroidery
  • neither overly baggy, long, nor tightmay be worn over a uniform shirt

Pants/Shorts/Capris:

  • classic chino style full-length pants (no corduroys) capris, or shorts with or without pleats or cuffs (no cargo pockets)
  • boot cut or straight leg
  • solid black, navy, khaki tan, brown or gray
  • waist should be “natural fit” – falling between waist and hipbone
  • neither overly baggy nor tight
  • shorts’ length should be at least to ends of fingertips when standing with arms at sides

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