Personal Appearance
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Updated July 21, 2021

 

ELV Students:

Infants through Junior K are not required to wear uniforms.
 
 


 
 

Kindergarten-5th Grade Approved Attire:

  • Long or short sleeve black, royal blue, gray or white knit shirt from The Uniform Source
  • Long sleeve white or blue oxford cloth shirt from The Uniform Source
  • Khaki or black pants or shorts
  • Closed-toe and closed-heel shoes
  • Boots (Students will be responsible for bringing athletic shoes to participate in PE.).
  • Solid white, khaki, blue or black socks (Socks are required.)
  • Hairstyles should have a neat appearance.
  • No caps or hats are permitted in the building.
  • All questions and concerns relating to the appropriateness of dress and personal grooming at school shall be determined by the administration.

 
 

Specific to Girls:

  • Gray or black polo dress
  • Black cardigan sweater from any vendor
  • Plaid skort from The Uniform Source
  • Khaki skirt, skort, or capris
  • “Modesty” shorts/compression shorts may be worn under a skirt.
  • Solid white or black, opaque, non-ribbed tights
  • Legging may only be worn under a skirt. They are not to be worn as pants.

 
 

Outerwear:

  • Solid black or royal fleece or royal quarter zip, black stadium jacket, black windbreaker or sweatshirts with the school logo purchased through The Uniform Source or the Jackson Christian store
  • Solid black fleece with a logo no larger than a credit card
  • A jacket of any other color may be worn to school, but must remain in the cubby during the school day.

 
 


 
 

Secondary Approved Attire:

  • Long or short sleeve black, royal blue, gray or white knit shirt from The Uniform Source
    • All tops (excluding dress shirts) must have the school-approved logo visible on the upper left and be from The Uniform Source or the Jackson Christian store.
  • Long sleeve white or blue oxford cloth shirt
  • Khaki or black pants or shorts
  • Solid white, khaki, or black socks
  • Black or royal zip from The Uniform Source

 
 

Specific to Girls:

  • Black cardigan sweater from any vendor
  • Plaid skort from The Uniform Source
  • Khaki or black skirt, skort, or capris (Solid white or black, opaque, non-ribbed leggings or tights can be worn under the skirt or skort.)
  • Solid white knee or bobby socks
  • “Modesty” shorts/compression shorts may be worn under skirt.

 
 

Additional Guidelines

  • All clothing must be of appropriate size, worn modestly, and in good repair.
  • All boys’ shirts are to be tucked in and be long enough to remain tucked in throughout the school day.
  • Belts are required for boys.
  • All khaki pants, shorts, skorts, skirts and capris must be the traditional khaki color. (These may be purchased from any vendor.)
  • Administration requests appropriateness/modesty be considered, especially in regard to length, for all items worn. A good guide would be fingertip length with your arms at your side.
  • Sandals without a heel strap are permitted. Flip-flops or slides are not permitted.

 
 

Spirit Wear:

  • “Spirit Wear Day” is designated as the final school day of every regular week. T-shirts and all outerwear worn on Spirit Wear Day must be associated with JCS and/or should display the school name in some way. Shirts acquired by various student clubs/groups are subject to approval by the administration. TSSAA outerwear is not school issued and will not be allowed during the week, but TSSAA gear purchased at the state tournament will be permitted on Spirit Wear Days.
  • Jeans are allowed as part of Spirit Wear Day. Sweatpants are NOT.

 
 

Outerwear:

  • Black or royal fleece, black or royal quarter zip, black stadium jacket, or black windbreaker purchased from The Uniform Source
    • A letterman jacket or JCS outerwear (quarter zip pullovers) that are solid black, gray or royal (issued through an athletic team, extracurricular group or the JCS store) may be worn each day including Wednesday once approved by the Dean of Students Office. The coach/sponsor will get that approval for students.
    • JCS sweatshirts and quarter zip pullovers can be worn as outerwear during the school day.
    • Sweatshirts are not permitted on Wednesday (Professional Dress Day).

 
 

Professional Dress Day:

  • Wednesday is designated as professional dress day for secondary students.
  • Girls will wear plaid or khaki skirt/skort or black dress pants with a white or blue oxford cloth button-down shirt and black or brown closed-toe dress shoes or saddle oxfords. A solid black cardigan is optional.
  • Boys will wear khaki pants with a white or blue oxford cloth button-down shirt and tie with brown or black dress shoes. Logo blazer/blue blazer is optional.
  • No tennis or athletic shoes
  • Please note there is not a difference between middle school and high school. All secondary students are the same.

 
 

Personal Appearance:

  • Boys are not allowed to wear earrings or fingernail polish. Other visible body art or body piercing is not allowed.
  • Hair:
    • No coloring that will draw attention
    • Hairstyles and facial hair should have a neat appearance.
    • “Neat appearance” will be determined by the Dean of Students office
  • Girls may wear an appropriate number of earrings in the conventional manner. All other types of body piercing are not allowed. Visible body art is not permitted.
  • Hats are not permitted during the school day.
  • All questions and concerns relating to the appropriateness of dress and personal grooming at school shall be determined by the administration.

 
 

Senior Portraits

Students will be required to submit both a formal and casual picture for the yearbook.

  • Male students will wear a tux for the formal picture.
  • Female students will wear a drape for the formal picture.
  • All students must dress modestly and adhere to the school guidelines for the casual picture.