WHY UNIFORMS?

High Point Academy | Spartanburg, SC

 

Research supports the idea of less social stereotyping when children are all dressed in like fashion. As a school, we believe uniforms benefit the child socially and academically. Uniforms promote a sense of community and school pride and keep the focus on academics and not attire. Uniforms are also more economical for families. School uniforms are designed to stand up to everyday wear and repeated washing, so most parents will find that they can get away with buying a few sets.

 

 

 

 

Monday – Thursday Attire:

Boys

  • Red or blue HPA polo (short or long sleeve)
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times
  • Plain front khaki or navy pants or shorts (no cargo pants or cargo shorts)
  • Brown or black belt if there are belt loops (may have initials or designs)
  • Closed toe and closed heel shoes
  • Students may wear long sleeve solid white, red, or navy shirts under short sleeve polos

Girls 

  • Red or blue HPA polo (short or long sleeve)
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times
  • Plain front khaki or navy pants, shorts, jumpers, or skorts (no leggings as pants, no cargo pants or cargo shorts)
  • Plaid jumpers or skorts (must be fingertip length)
  • Brown or black belt if there are belt loops (may have initials or designs)
  • Closed toe and closed heel shoes
  • Girls may wear solid white, red, or navy leggings under skorts or jumpers

Friday Attire:

  • Students may wear Monday – Thursday attire

OR

  • Students may wear a High Point t-shirt and blue jean pants or shorts (no colored jeans, no cargo pants or cargo shorts)
  • Shorts must be past the middle fingertip of the student when the student’s arms are by their side
Free Dress Days:

On special occasions, students will be allowed ‘Free Dress Days.’ Students are free to wear clothing and shoes of their choosing in compliance with the following:

  • All shorts, skirts, and dresses should be past the middle fingertip of the student when the student’s arms are by their side
  • The straps of a student’s top should be at least three flat fingers across
  • Leggings do not substitute for pants. Tops worn with leggings must be past the middle fingertip of the student when the student’s arms are by their side.
Outerwear:
  • Students may only wear High Point Academy outerwear in the building

The following outerwear items are available for purchase:

  • Hoodie Sweatshirts
  • Crewneck Sweatshirts
  • Students may wear any outerwear to and from school, but must take it off once in the building
  • Students may purchase a navy cardigan and bring it into the uniform store to be embroidered with the High Point logo for $12.

 

If students are found out of uniform, consequences will be enforced per the discipline policy in the Student Handbook.

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