Dress Code

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General Guidelines

Palisades Christian Academy School Dress Standards reflect Christian values and promote a unified professional and educational atmosphere while on campus and in the community. 

  1. PCA School Dress Standards apply to all grades (K-10 students).
  2. Christian modesty, neatness, cleanliness and simplicity are expected in all areas of appearance.
  3. Students are expected to willingly adhere to the PCA School Dress Standards while at school, on school sponsored events, or during extra-curricular school functions.
  4. Parents are expected to support the PCA School Dress Standards by being actively involved with their student’s clothing and accessories decisions.
  5. The school administration and faculty have the final determination on appropriateness of school attire.

 
Professional Standard School Wear

Pants/Shorts

  •            

    Chino style in twill, cotton blends, or corduroy fabric

  • Solid khaki, black, or navy blue

 
Shorts, skirts, jumpers/dresses

  • Covers at least three-fourths (3/4) of the thigh when standing
  • Solid khaki, black, or navy blue

 
Shirts

  • Any solid color, long or short-sleeved, collared polo shirt 
    (Friday option - any PCA shirt or any solid color polo shirt)
  • Solid, single color undershirt may be worn under polo shirt

 
Sweaters/Sweatshirts

  • Solid, single color cardigan, v-neck and crew neck style sweaters, sweater vests and sweatshirts are allowed indoors if worn over polo shirt

Acceptable prominent design or logo: PCA logo

 

Footwear (Expected to be worn at all times)

  • Worn at all times: indoors and outdoors
  • Closed-toe footwear (tennis/running/court shoes, dress shoes, boots, or casual shoes)
  • Sandals with heeled strap (except on playground and field)
  • Athletic shoes required for P.E.

 
Other Accessories

  • Scarves may be worn over polo shirt
  • Outerwear (jackets and coats), hats and sunglasses are acceptable outdoors
  • Belts are encouraged
  • Leave jewelry items at home
  • Avoid extreme nail polish
  • Tattoos or body piercings of any kind may not be displayed on the body
  • Keep hair clean and well-groomed
  • Avoid unnatural hair color and extreme hairstyles

  

Music Department Performance Attire

Palisades Christian Academy Music Department performance attire applies to all 5-10 music performance groups, orchestra, and King’s Kids Youth Choir.
 
All black on black performance attire
Gentlemen

  • Slacks
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt
  • Shoes, socks

Ladies

  • Long or short-sleeved dress (knee-length or longer)
  • Long or short-sleeved shirt (no sleeveless, please) and skirt (knee-length or longer) or pants
  • Shoes, socks/tights

Modesty, neatness, cleanliness and simplicity are expected in all performance attire. Improper performance attire may affect the student’s privilege to perform, as well as the student’s music grade.

 

P.E. Department Uniform

Palisades Christian Academy grades 5-10 students are expected to wear PE attire during each P.E. class. PE attire consists of the following:

  • T-shirt
  • Athletic shorts or pants (Shorts should be at least halfway between the hips and knee or longer and not skin tight, unless athletic shorts are worn over them).
  • Athletic shoes