Uniform Requirements

Girls Grades 1-4 - Summer Dress Code

(August, September, October, April 15 to the end of the year)

 

Option #1        

  • White school logo polo shirt                               

  • White or light blue round collar blouse (long or short sleeve)

  • Plaid or navy slacks, or Navy walking shorts

  • Black, Brown or Blue dress shoes      

 

Option # 2

  • Plaid jumper

  • White crew socks                 

  • Knee socks or tights, white or navy

  • Dark dress shoes                                   

  • Black, Brown, or Blue dress shoes

        Girls Grades 1-4

        Winter Dress Code

 

Girls Grades 1-4 - Winter Dress Code

(November, December, January, February, March, April 1st-14th)

 

  • Plaid jumper, or plaid or navy slacks

  • White or light blue round collar blouse (long or short sleeve)

  • Navy or Prescott red cardigan, V-neck sweater or vest is to be worn

  • Knee socks or tights, white or navy

  • Black, Brown, or Blue dress shoes

 

 

Girls Grades 5-8 - Summer Dress Code

(August, September, October, April 15 to the end of the year)

 

Option #1

  • White school logo polo shirt

  • Plaid or navy slacks, navy walking shorts, plaid skort or skirt  (skirt length no more than 3 inches above knee)                                                       

  • Knee socks or tights, white or navy, with skirt or skort

  • Black, Brown, or Blue dress shoes

          

Option #2

  • White or light blue oxford blouse (long or short sleeve)

  • Plaid skort or skirt (skirt length no more than 3 inches above knee)

  • Plaid or navy slacks

  • Knee socks or tights, white or navy

 

 

Girls Grades 5-8 - Winter Dress Code

(November, December, January, February, March, April 1st-14th)

 

  • Plaid skirt (skirt length no more than 3 inches above knee) or skort; navy or plaid slacks

  • White or light blue oxford blouse (long or short sleeve)

  • Navy or Prescott red cardigan, V-neck sweater or vest is to be worn

  • Knee socks or tights, white or navy

  • Black, Brown, or Blue dress shoes

 

 

Gym Uniform (all grades)

  • Any St. Ignatius Loyola School or Berks Catholic T-Shirt or Sweatshirt.                       

  • Navy shorts with St. Ignatius Loyola School logo or black shorts that must have Berks Catholic High School logo. (shorts must be at least fingertip length)

  • Navy sweatpants with St. Ignatius Loyola School or sweatpants with the Berks Catholic logo.

  • Sweatpants MUST be worn during winter dress code. (November 1st to April 1

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  • Socks and Sneakers

 

 

Additional Dress Code Requirement

  • Shoe laces must be tied. No open toed or open healed shoes may be worn

  • Jumpers, skirts and skorts may be no more than 3 inches above the knee.

  • Slacks are to be straight leg, dress slacks, No fad slacks. Belts must be worn with slacks, shirts must be tucked in.

  • Girls may wear hair ribbons, barrettes, etc., that are small and inconspicuous and complement the uniform.

  • Only white t-shirts may be worn under the polo or oxford.

 

 

Boys 1-8 - Summer Dress Code

(August, September, October, April 15 to the end of the year)

Option #1                                                                       

  • White school logo polo shirt                                                           

  • Navy pants or navy walking shorts                     

  • Belt      

  • Socks

  • Black, Brown, or Blue dress shoes (no sneakers or work boots)

 

Option #2

  • White or light blue oxford (long or short sleeve)

  • Navy tie

  • Navy Pants

  • Belt      

  • Socks     

  • Black, Brown, or Blue dress shoes. (no sneakers or work boots)

 

Boys 1-8 - Winter Dress Code

(November, December, January, February, March, April 1-14)

 

  • White or light blue oxford (long or short sleeve)

  • Navy or Prescott red cardigan, V-neck sweater or vest is to be worn

  • Navy tie

  • Navy pants

  • Belt

  • Black, Brown or Blue dress shoes (no sneakers or work boots)

  • Socks

 

Gym Uniform (all grades)

  • Any St. Ignatius Loyola School or Berks Catholic T-shirt or sweatshirt.

  • Navy shorts with St. Ignatius Loyola School logo or black shorts with Berks Catholic logo (shorts must be at least fingertip length)

  • Navy sweatpants with St. Ignatius Loyola School or sweatpants with Berks Catholic logo

  • Sweatpants MUST be worn during winter dress code.

  • Socks and Sneakers

Additional Dress Code Requirements

  • Shoe laces must be tied appropriately for safety purposes.

  • Shirt tales must be tucked in at all times.

  • Top button of oxford must be buttoned and tie should be appropriately worn.

  • Only white t-shirts may be worn under polo and oxford.

  • Pants must be worn at the waist and not at the hips.

Dress Down Guidelines

 

Jeans or sweatpants can be worn.  No skirts shorter than uniform skirt regulation, which is no more than 3 inches above knee. No tight fitting clothing, including leggings, jeggings or yoga pants unless the student is wearing an appropriate length top, dress or skirt over the pants. (Fingertip length or longer). No low cut tops, no tank tops or crop tops.

 

All pants shirts and sweatshirts must fit properly without holes or tears. No shorts may be worn during winter dress code. When worn, shorts must be at least fingertip length.

 

Rules for makeup and jewelry are still in effect.

 

If the school’s administration feels a student is dressed inappropriately a change of clothes will need to be brought to school.

Hair Styles

  • Boys: NO FAD hairstyles. Haircuts are to be neat and trimmed properly. Hair is not to go beyond the collar, below the ear, or touch the eyebrows. At the junior high level, no facial hair is allowed.

  • Girls: NO FAD hairstyles. Braids are allowed. No bandanas are allowed. All hair must be natural looking.

 

Jewelry

  • With the uniform a watch, simple necklace, a chain with a medal is permitted. Bracelets may be worn but must be limited to one per wrist. Please keep to small post style earrings, since large hoop, etc. can present a safety hazard.  Only one earring in each ear allowed.

  • Earrings on boys are not permitted.

 

 

Make-up

Make-up is not allowed to be worn by the students through fifth grade. In grades 6-8 make-up is allowed but it must be natural looking. If the make-up is noticeable, then it is too much. Colored nail polish, fake nails and French manicures are not permitted.

 

 

Additional Dress Code - 7th and 8th grade only

 

Boys have the option of wearing either the Saint Ignatius Loyola uniform OR the Berks Catholic High School uniform. The Berks Catholic uniform consists of the choice of a Berks Catholic white or black banded polo shirt or white oxford shirt with the Berks Catholic tie.  The banded shirt may not be worn during the winter months. Khaki slacks, or gray slacks, belt and black or brown school dress shoes must be worn.  Boys have the option of wearing a Berks Catholic sweater. Saint Ignatius and Berks Catholic uniforms may not be mixed and matched. For information about purchasing Berks Catholic uniforms, please visit their website at www.berkscatholic.org

 

Girls have the option of wearing either the Saint Ignatius Loyola uniform OR the Berks Catholic High School uniform. The Berks Catholic uniform consists of the choice of a Berks Catholic white or black banded polo shirt or white button down oxford shirt.  The long sleeved banded shirt may be worn during the winter dress code. Berks Catholic skirt of appropriate length (no more than 3 inches above the knee and may not be rolled at the band) is to be worn. Black opaque tights or black opaque knee socks, and black or brown school shoes must be worn. Girls may wear a Berks Catholic sweater. Saint Ignatius Loyola and Berks Catholic uniform pieces may not be mixed and matched.

For more information about purchasing Berks Catholic uniforms, please visit their website at www.berkscatholic.org

 

Kindergarten

 

Girls

Option #1

  • White school logo polo shirt

  • Plaid or navy slacks, or Navy walking shorts (Aug-Oct and April 15 until the end of the year)

  • White crew socks

  • Black, brown or blue dress shoes

Option #2

  • White or light blue round collar blouse (long or short sleeve)

  • Plaid jumper

  • Knee socks or tights, white or navy

  • Black, brown or blue dress shoes

 

Boys

Option #1

  • White school logo polo shirt

  • Navy pants or navy walking shorts (Aug-Oct and April 15 until the end of the year)

  • Belt

  • Socks

  • Black or brown or blue dress shoes

 

Option #2

  • White or light blue oxford (long or short sleeve)

  • Navy pants

  • Belt

  • Socks

  • Black or brown or blue dress shoes

 

Gym Uniform

  • Any Saint Ignatius Loyola School or Berks Catholic High School T-shirt or Sweatshirt.

  • Navy blue shorts with St. Ignatius Loyola School or black shorts with Berks Catholic High School logo. (shorts must be at least fingertip length)

  • Navy blue sweatpants with St. Ignatius Loyola School or Berks Catholic High School logo.

  • Sweatpants MUST be worn during winter dress code.

  • Socks

  • Sneakers

 

Prekindergarten

 

  • Prekindergarten students may wear the gym uniform which consists of plain navy shorts or plain navy sweatpants and either a St. Ignatius tee shirt or a Berks Catholic tee shirt.

**Please mark all sweatshirts and outer clothing such as jackets, mittens, hats, backpacks, lunchboxes, etc. with your child's name.

 

Uniform Suppliers
 

Flynn and O’Hara School Uniforms 

www.flynnohara.com
 

McGinn School Apparel

12 South 5th Avenue  West Reading, PA 19611 610-939-1503

www.mcginnschoolapparel.com

Spirit Wear

The St. Ignatius Home & School Association has partnered with Team One Tees to offer new on-line spirit wear options.  This on-line spirit wear store will be open year round.  Purchased items will be shipped directly to your home.  Visit the on-line store here.  If you have any questions about the new spirit wear store, please contact Kelly Burkman:  kellyburkman110@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Uniform Exchange

St. Ignatius Loyola Regional School's HSA organizes this free service to benefit all of our families, where gently used uniforms are available for boys and girls in a wide range of sizes. There is no charge for the uniforms, except a request for a canned good to donate to the local food pantry.

 

If your student has outgrown uniforms, consider donating the items to our Uniform Exchange so we may continue to provide uniforms to our St. Ignatius Loyola families.

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