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Franklin Road Academy Uniform Dress Code Policy 2018-19 School Year Mills Uniform Web ID Code: 3810 Visit Mills Uniform Students and teachers need to concentrate on learning and teaching. The dress code is in place to create an atmosphere that complements the educational objectives of Franklin Road Academy. We believe that the high academic standards we have for our students are reflected in our dress code. Parents are requested to play an active role in the enforcement of the dress code. Questions about the appropriateness of particular clothing or personal appearance may be answered by school administrators. Teachers and administrators reserve the right to determine what is appropriate attire or appearance for the educational setting. Dress uniform days for grades 5-12 are every Wednesday throughout the school year. Tennis shoes may not be worn on dress uniform days in grades 7-12. Lower school students do not have dress uniform days and are required to wear approved uniform items as noted in the guidelines under “Attire for Students in Pre-kindergarten - Grade 4.�


Attire for Students Pre-kindergarten–Grade 4

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Khaki Pants or Khaki Shorts: Pants and shorts may be purchased from the store of your choice but must be similar in color to the traditional khaki items offered by Mills Uniform, which includes: unisex pull-on pants and shorts and flat-front khaki pants and shorts. Boys may wear khaki cargo shorts in pre-kindergarten – grade 8 - see #2 and #3 ”Guidelines for All Students” Shirts: Mills Uniform long and short-sleeved navy, white, and light blue unisex pique knit shirts with FRA monogram; or navy, white, and light blue unisex poly-wicking short-sleeve polo with FRA monogram Socks: Navy, white, grey or black socks - see #9 “Guidelines for All Students” Shoes: See #8 ”Guidelines for All Students” Optional Outerwear: FRA fleece, jacket, sweatshirt (with and without hoods) purchased from the FRA Campus Store or Mills Uniform unisex cardigan sweater, unisex ¼ zip or unisex fleece ¼ zip - see #10 ”Guidelines for All Students”

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Jumpers and Dresses: Plaid uniform jumper with long or short-sleeved white Peter Pan blouse (pre-kindergarten-grade 4) or solid color long and short-sleeved navy tennis dress (pre-kindergartengrade 2) Skorts: Plaid uniform skort with long or short-sleeved girls or unisex pique knit shirt with FRA monogram Khaki Pants or Khaki Shorts: Mills Uniform unisex pull-on shorts (pre-kindergarten) or Mills Uniform stretch city shorts or stretch skinny pants (pre-kindergarten – grade 4) may be worn with long or short-sleeved navy, white, or light blue pique knit shirts with FRA monogram, purchased from Mills Uniform. Pants and shorts may be purchased from the store of your choice but must be similar in color to the traditional khaki items offered by Mills Uniform - see #2 and #3 ”Guidelines for All Students” Shirts: Mills Uniform long and short-sleeved navy, white, and light blue unisex or girls pique knit shirts with FRA monogram Socks or Leggings: Navy, white, grey, or black socks or solid navy, white, grey, or black tights or ankle-length leggings. Socks must be worn with leggings -see #9 “Guidelines for All Students” Shoes: See #8 ”Guidelines for All Students” Modesty Shorts: Navy or black modesty shorts are to be worn under jumpers and tennis dresses Optional Outerwear: FRA fleece, jacket, sweatshirt (with and without hoods) purchased from the FRA Campus Store or Mills Uniform unisex cardigan sweater, girls jewel-neck cardigan sweater, unisex ¼ zip or unisex Fleece ¼ zip - see #10 ”Guidelines for All Students” Note: Girls in lower school may not wear make-up of any kind


Attire for Students Grades 5–12

BOYS Dress Uniform Days  Khaki Pants: Pants may be purchased from the store of your choice but must be similar in color to the traditional khaki items offered by Mills Uniform - see #2 and #3 ”Guidelines for All Students”  Shirts: Mills Uniform long-sleeved white Oxford cloth shirts with FRA monogram  Tie: Uniform tie or bow tie, purchased from the FRA Campus Store or Mills Uniform  Socks: Navy, white, grey or black socks - see #9 “Guidelines for All Students”  Shoes: See #8”Guidelines for All Students”  Outerwear: See #11 “Guidelines for All Students” Daily Uniform Requirements  Khaki Pants or Khaki Shorts: Pants and shorts may be purchased from the store of your choice but must be similar in color to the traditional khaki items offered by Mills Uniform. Boys may wear khaki cargo shorts in grades 5-8 - see #2 and #3 ”Guidelines for All Students”  Shirts: Mills Uniform long and short-sleeved navy, white, and light blue unisex pique knit shirts with FRA monogram; or navy, white, and light blue unisex poly-wicking short-sleeve polo with FRA monogram  Socks: Navy, white, grey, or black socks - see #9 “Guidelines for All Students”  Shoes: See #8 ”Guidelines for All Students”  Outerwear: School-issued or approved outerwear including fleece jackets and sweatshirts purchased in the campus store; Mills Uniform unisex cardigan sweater, unisex fleece ¼ zip, unisex performance ¼ zip; or gear issued from enrichments and co-curricular activities as long as it is clearly marked with the school name and/or logo and in primary school colors - see # 10 and #11 “Guidelines for All Students”


Attire for Students Grades 5–12

GIRLS Dress Uniform Days  Skirts: Mills Uniform plaid box-pleat or kilt skirt  Shirts: Girls or unisex long-sleeved white Oxford cloth shirt with FRA monogram, purchased from Mills Uniform  Socks or leggings: Navy, white, grey, or black socks or solid navy, white, grey, or black tights or ankle-length leggings. Socks must be worn with leggings - see #9 “Guidelines for All Students”  Shoes: See #8 ”Guidelines for All Students”  Outerwear: See #11 “Guidelines for All Students” Daily Uniform Requirements  Skirts: Mills Uniform plaid box-pleat or kilt skirt  Khaki Pants: Khaki pants or shorts may be purchased from the store of your choice but must be similar in color to the traditional khaki items offered by Mills Uniform, which includes stretch city shorts (grades 5-8) and stretch skinny pants (grades 5-12) - see #2 and #3 ”Guidelines for All Students”  Modesty Shorts: Navy or black modesty shorts are to be worn under skirt  Shirts: Long or short-sleeved girls or unisex pique knit shirts with FRA logo purchased from Mills Uniform  Socks or Leggings: Navy, white, grey, or black socks or solid navy, white, grey, or black tights or ankle-length leggings. Socks must be worn with leggings - see #9 “Guidelines for All Students”  Shoes: See #8 ”Guidelines for All Students”  Outerwear: School-issued or approved outerwear including fleece jackets and sweatshirts purchased in the FRA Campus Store; Mills Uniform unisex cardigan sweater, unisex jewel-neck cardigan sweater, unisex fleece ¼ zip, unisex performance ¼ zip; or gear issued from enrichments and co-curricular activities as long as it is clearly marked with the school name and/or logo and in primary school colors see # 10 and #11 “Guidelines for All Students”


Guidelines for All Students The Faculty and Administration of the School wish to maintain the standards of dress and appearance appropriate for our academic community. The Dress Code is designed to reflect school pride and respect for others, to encourage neatness, and to avoid distractions. A student’s personal attire and grooming should be modest in nature, appropriate for the School environment, and not attract undue attention. The School reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of any student’s appearance and grooming as a reflection of School standards. These standards are further articulated by, but not limited to, the guidelines below:

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Mills Uniform. All pants must have waist bands and may not be low-rise. Pants may have a pleated or flat front, be cuffed or uncuffed, and must be made of cotton or a cotton blend. Cargo pants are not allowed. Boys in pre-kindergarten – grade 8 may wear traditional cargo shorts. Belts are required for all pants with belt loops in grades 3-12. Belts must be black or brown. Boys must have shirts tucked in. Girls may wear pique knit shirts over skirts, skorts, and pants. T-shirts and camisoles worn under collared shirts must be white, navy, or light blue, coinciding with the colors of the FRA polo shirt and have no visible lettering and may not extend below uniform shirt. T-shirts and camisoles worn on dress uniform days under collared shirts must be white. Short-sleeved shirts may not be worn with a long-sleeved t-shirt underneath. Skirts, skorts, jumpers, and dresses must be no shorter than 3 inches from the top of the knee. The 3” side of a standard 3”x 5” index card will serve as a consistent means of measurement. Tennis shoes must be low-top, predominately white, grey, navy blue, or black, and have matching shoe laces. Tennis shoes may not light-up or have embedded wheels such as “Heelys.” Tennis shoes may not be worn on dress uniform days in grades 7–12. Merrill-style taupe suede Jungle Mocs and low or high top Wallabee-style shoes in sand color are acceptable. Brown or tan loafers and brown or black dress shoes are permitted. Predominantly brown or tan dock-siders/boat shoes are permitted. In addition, girls may wear black Mary Janestyle shoes, navy/white saddle shoes, or black/white saddle shoes. Closed-toed taupe Birkenstock-style shoes may be worn by boys and girls in grades 5–12. Socks must be worn at all times, must be visible, and must be solid white, navy, grey, or black. Socks with a small logo or FRA insignia are permitted; however, socks with large logos, stripes, etc. will not be permitted. FRA sweatshirts (with and without hoods), FRA monogrammed navy sweaters, and FRA jackets may be worn throughout the school day on regular uniform days. FRA sweatshirts may be purchased from the FRA Campus Store or provided by FRA coaches, teachers, or other FRA team leaders. All other outerwear must be placed in lockers during the school day. On dress uniform days, middle and upper school students must wear outerwear that has a zipper. This includes gear issued from enrichments and co-curricular activities as long as it is clearly marked with the school name and/or logo and in primary school colors. FRA fleece jackets or Under Armor-style jackets purchased from the FRA Campus Store may be worn with the dress uniform. FRA monogrammed cardigan sweaters; unisex fleece ¼ zip jacket; or unisex performance ¼ zip purchased from Mills Uniform may be worn with the dress uniform. Hoodies, sweatshirts, crew neck, and V-neck pullovers are not to be worn with the dress uniform. Hair must be clean and neat and not extreme in color or style. Hair accessories may not be extreme in style and should coordinate with the uniform colors. Boys must have hair that is above the collar in the back, above the eyebrows, and ears must be visible. Boys must be clean-shaven. Sideburns must not extend beyond the bottom of the ear. Girls may not wear earrings that extend beyond reasonable length as determined by administration. Boys are not allowed to wear earrings on campus at any time during the school day or at any FRA event in which they are participating. Other body art or body piercing is not allowed. Hats are not permitted during the school day.

FRA Uniform Guidelines 2017-18  
FRA Uniform Guidelines 2017-18