Uniform Policy

Nellie Stone Johnson Community School believes a school uniform policy will help promote safety, and ease of identification, equity, school pride, good behavior and the development of community.  Furthermore, a school uniform presents a professional image to our community and distinguishes our students while they participate in community activities.

Uniform Policy

  • All tops must have a collar and sleeves.
  • All colors are solid.
  • No patterns, words, logos, emblems, or insignias on uniforms.
  • All bottoms must be fitted at the waist and hemmed above the floor.  No sagging pants.  Belts must be worn at all times.
  • Sweaters, sweatshirts (no hood), and vests of the uniform top color may be worn.
  • Girl’s skorts, skirts or jumpers cannot be shorter than the knee in length.  No slits.
  • Uniform shorts are acceptable.
  • Tennis shoes are acceptable.

K-5 Elementary Student

  • Students wear khaki bottoms and a navy blue top.
  • Students in elementary school may wear cotton/poly pants and shirts in their uniform color.
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
  • Belts must be worn at all times.

6-8 Intermediate Students

  • Middle school students wear khaki bottoms and a black top polo shirt.
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.  
  • Belts must be worn at all times.

The following is a List of Unacceptable Items

  • Any colors not designated for their specific grade level.
  • Jeans of any type, sweatpants, or jogging pants.
  • Jackets, hooded shirts, windbreakers or coats.
  • Hats, scarves, bandanas or headbands.
  • No combs.

Accountability – All Students to Wear Uniform

  • Parents and students will be notified at enrollment of the uniform policy and will sign an agreement to participate.
  • Those students not in uniform will be issued a uniform if one is available; returning it before the end of the school day.