St. Joseph Regional Catholic School students wear uniforms in grades Pre-Kindergarten-Eighth. Parents are expected to help children be in compliance with the school uniform code. All students must be in complete uniform at all times.
- Represent our Catholic school image
- Help instill discipline which contributes to academic success and other endeavors in life
- Discourage differences brought about by various income levels, thus eliminating unnecessary peer pressure and allowing the attention of the students to be directed to learning
- Assure that the dress standards of the school emphasize neatness
- Promote an image of pride both at and away from school and help create a positive climate of discipline and responsibility
- Promote an attitude of moderation and modesty
- Provide cost effective clothing that is easily maintained
St. Joseph Regional Catholic School Uniform Policy
Required Dress (Mass) Uniform
*This outfit combination is required wear for Friday Mass, but can also be worn any other day of the week.
The following dress uniform is also required whenever the students attend all-school liturgies and at any other time directed by the administration. If a student is not dressed appropriately, when dress uniform is required, he/she is at risk of participation in the activity.
Girls Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd grade: Plaid Jumper, White PinPoint Blouse
Girl’s 4th – 8th grade: Plaid Pleated Skirt or Skort, Blue Oxford Shirt, Plaid Tie, Navy Sweater Vest or Cardigan.
Boys Pre-Kindergarten: Navy Pull-On Pants, Blue Oxford Shirt
Boys Kindergarten – 3th grade: Navy Pants worn with a Black Leather Belt, Blue Oxford Shirt
Boy’s 4th – 8th grade: Navy Pants worn with a Black Leather Belt; Blue Oxford Shirt, Plaid Tie, Navy Sweater Vest or Cardigan.
Blazers are available and optional as well.
Optional (Daily) Uniform
Students are allowed to dress in the following uniform whenever the Dress Uniform is not required*.
*This outfit combination can be worn any day Monday-Thursday, but cannot be worn on Fridays for Mass.
Girls Pre-Kindergarten – 3rd grade: Navy shorts or pants worn with a Black Leather Belt, Plaid Skirt or Skort, Yellow Polo Shirt or White Pinpoint Blouse, Navy Zip Fleece Jacket w/logo
Girl’s 4th – 8th grade: Navy shorts or pants worn with a Black Leather Belt, Plaid Skirt or Skort, Yellow Polo Shirt or White Pinpoint Blouse, Navy Zip Fleece Jacket w/logo
Boys Pre-Kindergarten – 8th grade: Navy shorts worn with a Black Leather Belt, Yellow Polo Shirt, Navy Zip Fleece Jacket w/logo
Physical Education Uniform Policy
Students in Grades 4-8 will be required to wear a PE uniform for all PE classes. The uniform consists of an Ash Gray t-shirt and Navy Mesh Shorts purchased from Tommy Hilfiger School Uniforms.
In addition to the t-shirt and shorts mentioned above, students are required to wear socks and athletic shoes. Students will be given 5 minutes before PE class to change into their PE uniform and 5 minutes at the end of class to change back into their uniform.
Students may not arrive in their PE uniforms.
Uniform Standards and Personal Grooming
Jumpers must be purchased from Tommy Hilfiger School Uniforms. The length is to be no shorter than the top of the kneecap. Navy Shorts are to be worn under the jumpers for modesty purpose. Leggings may not be worn.
Skirts must be purchased from Tommy Hilfiger School Uniforms. The length is to be no shorter than 2” above the knee. Shirts must be tucked in at all times. The skirts must be worn at the waist (never rolled to make the skirt appear shorter). Navy Shorts are to be worn under the skirt for modesty purpose. Leggings may not be worn.
Shirts must be purchased from Tommy Hilfiger School Uniforms. The shirts must be long or short-sleeved Blue Oxford, Yellow Polo shirts, or White Pinpoint Blouses. All shirts must be tucked into the waistband.
Shoes and Socks: Students must wear ALL BLACK shoes with laces or Velcro closures. Athletic shoes and Tennis shoes are permitted, but must be solid black and WITHOUT ACCENTS (no color trims, logos, etc.). Boots, flip-flops and sandals are not allowed. Socks must be worn at all times. Knee-highs, anklets or tights must be in a solid uniform (white, black, or navy) color.
Belts must be worn with pants and shorts at all times for grades K and up.
T-Shirts: A white T-shirt may be worn UNDER the uniform shirt. T-shirts worn under the uniform shirt must not be turned inside/out or have anything printed on it.
School Sweatshirts/Jackets: Only uniform outerwear (navy cardigan, navy jacket with monogram and sweatshirt with monogram) may be worn in the school building during the school day. All other coats or jackets must be removed upon entering the classroom.
Jewelry and Make-up: Make-up is NOT allowed at any time, including non-uniform days. This includes fingernail polish, artificial nails, tinted lip-gloss or lipstick, blush, mascara, eye shadow, foundation make-up or powder. Tattoos and/or body art are not allowed. Girls may only wear one pair of stud earrings, no hoops. Only medical alert bracelets may be worn. Watches may be worn. Smart watches may only be used as a time-keeping device unless instructed otherwise. A small cross or religious medal may be worn on a chain inside the blouse or shirt. No other jewelry may be worn at school. No facial piercing of any kind is allowed.
Hair: Hairstyles are to be neat, clean and conductive to a quality-learning environment, while not drawing attention to oneself. Hair should be of a natural color, NO dyes or streaks of unnatural colors (blue, pink, etc.). Boys and girls are to keep their hair out of their eyes. Hair ornaments should be the colors of the uniform: solid white, yellow, navy, or our plaid.
Faculty may, at their discretion, ask a student to remove makeup or other inappropriate items.
Non-Uniform Days Policy
During the school year, special days may be designated as non-uniform days. Students are instructed as to what constitutes appropriate attire for these occasions. Failure to dress appropriately will result in a student being given a school uniform from lost and found, sent home, or excluded from the special activity/event.
Certain types of apparel are inappropriate for school even on non-uniform dress days. Such clothing would include halters, short skirts and shorts, spaghetti-strap tops or dresses, T-shirts other than St. Joseph Regional Catholic School Spirit shirts, backless shoes, and ragged clothing. Parents will be called to bring appropriate clothing for students who report to school in such attire.
Uniforms can be purchased anytime through the Tommy Hilfiger Uniform Website with the school code STJO14.
Second-hand uniforms are available in the front office and are limited in variety and size.