Uniform Policy

Diplomat Elementary is a uniform school with very specific standards and rules regarding student attire.

Please review the following rules regarding School Uniforms.

  • Students may wear solid colored collared shirts or Diplomat logo shirts purchased from our online store: https://diplomatelemspirit.itemorder.com/shop/sale/ with khaki or navy-blue shorts, pants, or skirts. All shirts must be worn tucked in. Pants/shorts must be worn at the waist.                             (Store opens July 18, 2022)
  • Shoes are required to have a closed toe and a back. Sneakers are recommended. Socks are required. Tights may be worn under skirts and shorts on cool days. Remember, the students have P.E. and recess every day; their footwear should be something they can safely run and play in.
  • Diplomat annual theme shirts and Upstander shirts may be worn on Fridays with uniform pants, shorts or skirt.
  • Outer jackets for cool days do not need to be uniform, however, if you wish to wear a sweaters or sweatshirts in the classroom, it must be a uniform color with no printing or design except our school logo.
  • All uniform schools will allow white polo shirts with navy blue or khaki shorts or pants. You may want to be sure you have those items in case you move schools within the school year.

Please use the guide below to assist you as you purchase student clothing:

Main Uniform Piece

Uniform Shirt/Blouse/Sweater/Sweatshirt

  • Colors are Khaki or Navy Blue
  • Pants - no cargo pants
  • Shorts or Capri pants - no cargo
  • Skirts
  • Pleated or plain jumper
  • Plain jumper
  • Any solid color is acceptable (only Diplomat logos allowed)
  • Short or Long sleeved collared golf shirts
  • Short or Long sleeved button-down collared shirts or blouses
  • Long sleeved turtleneck shirts
  • Pullover or cardigan sweaters in a plain uniform color
  • Pullover or zippered sweatshirts in a plain color, no logos.

Not Allowed:

  • Jeans (except for Special Dress Days) or Cargo pants. These may be worn when temperatures drop below 65 degrees. Solid color sweatpants or tights preferred. 
  • Patterns, stripes, or prints on anything. All pieces should be solid-colored.
  • T-shirts -- all shirts must have a collar. (Exception: The current year's school theme t-shirts, online logo shirts or orange Upstander shirts.)
  • No Logos or brand-name symbols may be visible on any clothing.
  • Unnatural hair color, such as pink, green etc.
  • Distracting/animated headbands. Bows and regular headbands are permitted.
  • Tattoos - whether temporary or permanent
  • DANGLING earrings or excessive jewelry (amount or size) and no gauging.
  • Hats, scarves, sunglasses or gloves, except for outside use only.
  • Acrylic or fake nails.

When a student is out of uniform, the parents will be notified and asked to bring uniform attire to the office.


Any article of clothing, jewelry or accessory, which in the judgment of School administration is a distraction or hindrance to classroom learning and/or activities or poses a safety hazard, can be forbidden at the discretion of  administration without prior warning.