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Dress Code/Uniforms
A higher standard of dress encourages greater respect for individual students
and others and results in a higher standard of behavior. Our dress code
guidelines indicate appropriate school dress for normal school days. Mater
Academy of International Studies reserves the right to interpret these guidelines
and/or make changes during the school year. Students are expected to follow
these guidelines with support from their parents/guardians. All students shall
wear a school uniform daily.

Our uniform policy is as follows:

Elementary School
Girls (K-5 grade)
Navy, light blue or white polo shirt with school logo embroidered
Navy blue “skort” or pant (NO SKIRTS)

Boys (K-5 grade):
Navy, light blue or white polo shirt with school logo embroidered
Navy shorts or pants

Middle/High School
Girls (6-9 grades):
Light blue or white short/long sleeve oxford (button-down) shirt with school logo
embroidered , blue cross-ties
Navy blue pants (NO SKIRTS)

Boys (6-9 grades):
Light blue or white short/long sleeve oxford (button-down) shirt with school logo
embroidered , navy ties
Navy blue pants

Middle School PE- White T-shirt with school logo and blue sport shorts with
school logo

School mascot T-shirts will be available for sale and they may be worn ONLY on
Fridays with the uniform bottoms or with jeans on paid Jean Days.

Shoes: Must be black closed toe shoes or black sneakers WITH white socks;
shoes must have laces or Velcro. No Skate Sneakers (Heelys), or slip-on
sneakers will be permitted. No sandals, “ballerinas,” open toe, or platform shoes
will be permitted.

Belts: Black, plain or braided, belt.

Hair: Hair must be neat, clean and away from the face. No hats, bandannas or
headbands may be worn. Boys’ haircuts must be above the collar and above the
ears. They may not wear braids or pony tails or color their hair in any way. Boys’
haircuts must be monitored.

Jewelry: Girls with pierced ears may wear modest simple earrings. More than
one set of earrings on girls, large hoops, long dangling earrings, large necklaces
with charms, wristbands, earrings on boys or visible piercing of other body parts
are unacceptable and will not be permitted.

Make-up: Make-up, tattoos, colored nail polish/acrylic nails, or glitter will not be
permitted (at any age).

On Cold Weather Days:
A zipper fleece sweater, crew-neck cardigan and v-neck sweater in navy with
embroidered school logo are available at the uniform company (All Uniform
Wear) along with a navy and white rugby sweater. No other sweaters or jackets
may be worn! Please write student’s name on all clothing tags.

Dress Guidelines for all Students
Pants cannot be rolled up at the waist to adjust the length. Pants MAY NOT be
worn below the hips. All shirt tops must be tucked in. All tops must have the
school logo on them.

Uniforms must be worn on the first day of school. And may be purchased from
All Uniform Wear at 200 NW 27 Ave, Miami, FL 33125.