Students must adhere to the full Grace Episcopal School uniform policyduring school hours.
Girls must wear navy or khaki walking shorts, capris, long pants, jumpers, skirts, or skorts. When ordering uniforms from Land’s End, parents may also purchase jumpers, skirts and skorts in the “Classic Navy Large Plaid”, as well as “mesh polo dresses” in either navy or red. Socks and tights must match and need to be a solid red, white, navy, or black. Only solid red, white, navy or black running leggings may be worn under a skirt or jumper, but may not be worn alone, in lieu of pants or shorts. Shorts, jumpers, skirts and skorts must be at least mid-thigh in length. Girls must also wear long or short sleeved collared shirts in the style of knit polo, oxford, peter pan or turtleneck. All oxford and peter pan shirts should be white. Polo and turtleneck styles may be either white, classic red, or navy. All shirts, jumpers, skirts, shorts, and skorts must be free of any brand logos except for the GES crest. The application of the GES crest on shirts, jumpers, skirts, shorts, and skorts is purelyoptional.
Boys must wear only navy or khaki walking shorts or long pants. Socks must match and need to be a solid red, white, navy, or black. They must also wear only long or short sleeved collared shirts in the style of knit polo, oxford or turtleneck shirts. All oxford shirts should be white. Polo and turtleneck styles may be either white, classic red, or navy. All shirts must be free of any brand logos except for the GES crest. The application of the GES crest on shirts is purely optional.
1. Grades 1 - 5
All students in Grades 1-5 are required to have one Grace Episcopal School crested red or navy sweater for our field trips. Parents must order this sweater, as well as other “crested” items of clothing, directly from Land’s End. If an additional layer of clothing is needed in the classroom due to cool temeratures, only a crested sweater, crested sweatshirt, or crested fleece may be worn. Any red or navy blue sweater from Land’s End is permissible except for the followingstyles:
“Hooded Cable Cardigan” or “V-Neck Cardigan with pockets” (style #393739-3TX or #393739-3T2)
All other “uniform” clothing may be purchased from the store of your choice. Please put your child’s name on their sweaters and sweatshirts before they wear them to school. There is a cloth label provided by the manufacturer in the inseam of the sweater for their name. The Grace Episcopal School crest is purely optional on any other piece of uniform clothing.
Please note that the Land’s End “Preferred School Code” for Grace Episcopal School is 900033168.
2. Preschool, Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten
Please note that all children in Preschool, Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten who wish to wear a sweater or sweatshirt in the classroom may wear a plain red or navy sweater or sweatshirt.
Student clothing must be neat, clean and free of any brand logos. Shirts must be tucked in. Torn clothing is unacceptable. Inappropriate language, symbols, and advertising on clothing are forbidden. Students may not adorn their uniforms or bodies with unusual jewelry or accoutrements, and we suggest leaving all valuable jewelry at home. Parents of students wearing inappropriate clothing may be called to notify them of the violation, or to ask them to bring appropriate clothing, or to ask them to pick up the child from school.
For health and safety reasons, students may not wear scarves, bandanas/kerchiefs or hats in the school building. A head covering worn for religious observance is permitted.
Hair accessories (such as bows and headbands) must be our Classic Navy Large Plaid, black, red, white, or navy blue and should be minimal and not distract from the uniform.
Under Armour or like garments, long underwear, etc. should not be noticeable while in uniform attire. Cool temps allow for students to wear long-sleeved uniform shirts. Regarding clothing worn under the uniform attire, it may not show or have the appearance of the layered look.
All students must wear rubber-soled shoes. These shoes must be fastened with either velcro or shoe laces, or be well-fitted slip-ons with side elastic panels. Party shoes, clogs, sandals, ballet slippers, flats, cowboy boots, “crocs”, “mules”, “jellies” and “flip-flops” should not be worn to school, by any student. All students must wear athletic shoes for PE. Please note that a student’s solid red, white, navy, or black socks must match, and shoelaces must be tied at all times. It is advisable to wear solid red, white, navy, or black tights, or solid red, white, navy or black leggings, shorts, or bike pants under skirts or jumpers for recess and PE.
All students must wear rubber-soled, athletic shoes for PE. Students are encouraged to wear pants or shorts on PE days.
Students are not permitted to wear makeup/cosmetics while in school.
On Free Dress Days all students need to wear neat and clean clothing that is free of inappropriate language and symbols; no costumes. Students must wear rubber-soled shoes on Free Dress Days. Sandals, ballet slippers, flip-flops, cowboy boots, etc. are not permitted. Please refer to Section A of the Dress Code for details.
“Crazy Dress” is defined as wearing mismatched items, items worn backwards, unusual combination of patterns, or pajamas. It does not include, costumes, dyed hair, wigs, hats, make up fake blood/gore and any type of toy weapons.