Dress Code 

“Neat, Clean, and Modest”

Students are required to be in dress code if they are on school property. This includes, but is not limited to, parent teacher conferences, school programs, and school parties. 

Pants/Shorts/Skirts and Dresses:

  1. Navy, Khaki, Blue Jeans (clean, no tears or frays, standard blue)
  2. No skinny jeans, tight fitting pants or tight fitting skirts or dresses, No leggings unless under a skirt or dress,
  3. Skirts and dresses should be no shorter than knee length if worn without leggings or shorts. 
    a. If worn with legging or shorts, dresses must be longer than fingertip length.
    b. Dresses cannot be sleeveless, razor back or spaghetti straps. No undergarments should be visible
  4. Shorts must be longer than fingertip length. 

Shirts:

  1. Long or Short-Sleeved Polo Shirts in any solid color. No patterns, designs, pictures or lines. The ONLY exception is the shirt branding that is mostly found on the left pocket. 
  2. No tank tops, sleeveless shirts, razor-back shirts or spaghetti straps.
  3. No Hoodies/Swear shirts unless it is a school hoodie with our logo on it. 
  4. T-Shirt Tuesday - Students may wear an ACA t-shirt on Tuesdays. T-shirts can be purchased at Meet- N-Greet and through the PTF.

Shoes:

  1. Appropriate for BOTH weather and school activities.
  2. No flip-flops, backless sandals or house slippers.
  3. Tennis shoes are to be worn for PE activities and can be worn for classes as well.

Chapel Dress: Chapel is each Wednesday.

  1. Chapel dress for Elementary (K through 3) is the same as Monda through Thursday.
  2. Chapel dress for Secondary (4 through 8)
          a.    GirlsSkirts with blouses, or dresses, or dress slacks and dress shoes. (They don't have to be  blue or white, but must be meat, clean, and modest) NO jeans. NO leggings unless under a skirt or dress. NO tennis shoes.
                      i. Skirts and dresses should be no shorter than knee length if worn without leggings or shorts.
                      ii. If worn with leggings or shorts, dresses must be longer than fingertip length. 
                     iii. Dresses cannot be sleeveless, razor back or spaghetti straps. No undergarments should be visible. 
           b. Boys = Dress shirts, sweaters, slacks, and dress shoes. (The shirts don't have to be white, nor do the slacks have to be blue, but must be meat, clean, and Modest.) NO jeans. NO tennis shoes.

Fridays: Casual dress Fridays.

  1. No leggings unless under a skirt or dress. 
  2. No Hoodies/Sweat shirts unless it is a school hoodie with our logo on it.
  3. T-Shirts may be worn on Friday, (Shirts may have Christian design, but no Christian or secular musical groups are allowed.)
  4. No Athletic shorts, sweat pants, etc.

A dress code is only as effective as those enforcing it and those adhering to it. We have no intention of becoming "Dress Code Police." However, if students look for ways to live on the line or over the line they may find themselves wearing Chapel Dress on more days than Wednesday. 


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