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School Uniforms
​Exceptions to the uniform policy will be allowed for those with strict religious beliefs regarding clothing as well as those participating in Boy or Girl Scouts or other national organizations, which have their own uniforms. Students are encouraged to represent these organizations on the day of their meetings by wearing the appropriate attire. 

If a student comes to school out of uniform, the following actions may take place:
A verbal warning may be given from a staff member to the student and/ or a note may be sent home.
Parent/guardian may be contacted and required to bring appropriate attire to school for the child. A conference may then be scheduled with the principal.
A letter or referral from the principal may be sent home requiring reply from the parent/guardian.

Willis Elementary School maintains a supply of gently used uniforms should a student have the need. If there is a need, please contact Mrs. Morales, our school counselor, at extension 2004. If you have uniforms you no longer need that are in good condition and would like to donate these to the school, please drop the uniforms off to the staff in the front office. 

If belts are worn, they should be fastened and should be black, brown, khaki, or navy in color.

Oversized, baggie, extremely tight or ill-fitting clothing is not permitted.
As a health and safety precaution, shoes must have a closed heel and closed toe. Sandals, thong-type shoes, shoes with cleats, shoes with thick platform soles, high heels, shoes with wheels, and Crocs™ are not allowed. Sneakers with socks must be worn for P.E.

Socks, crew length or less, of any color may be worn. Socks, tights, leotards, leggings, leg warmers, or other such coverings, which extend higher than crew length must be solid navy, khaki, or white.

Any intentionally visible items worn under uniform clothes must comply with the colors outlined in the uniform policy and be a solid color.

Make up is not allowed.

Hair must be neat at all times and must be a natural hair color. Barrettes and ponytail scrunchies, etc. are acceptable. Students, however, may be asked to remove any items in the hair that are costume like or distracting (For example, headbands with animal ears).

Jewelry should be simple, safe, and appropriate for elementary school.

School uniform items may be purchased at any retail outlet as long as they meet the school uniform criteria. Willis Elementary School embroidered shirts are optional and may be purchased in the school office or online through the PTO website.

Please contact Ms. Morales, the school guidance counselor, at extension 2004 for information regarding financial hardship applications or exemption procedures.

Our uniform policy is mandatory for every student who attends Willis Elementary School. A student new to Willis Elementary has 30 days to comply with the school uniform policy.



**If you would like to donate used uniforms, please bring used uniforms to front office at Willis.  If you are a family that needs assistance with providing uniforms for their children, please contact the front office.

Uniform Policy:
Robert E. Willis Elementary

Willis Elementary has a mandatory uniform policy. Students are required to wear a Willis Elementary Uniform to school each day. The Willis Elementary Uniform Policy is as follows:

Shirts should be a generic solid polo style shirt or button down collared shirt in white, light blue, or navy blue. Long or short sleeve is acceptable.

“Willis Elementary” T-shirts may be worn on the last school day in a week.

School T-shirts and monogrammed polo shirts are sold in the main office. The only acceptable logo on school shirts will be the Willis Elementary School monogram.

Sweatshirts, jackets, or outer garments may be worn. These items are to be in the school uniform colors of white, light blue, or navy. On very cold days, heavier jackets or outer garments in any color or style may be worn to and from school. However, if your child needs to wear something during school hours to keep warm, it must be in the appropriate school uniform colors.

Pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, jumpers, or capri pants should be khaki or navy blue. No blue jeans, denim, or jeggings.

Shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers must be fingertip length.

On announced "dress down days” students may wear denim bottoms. Denim bottoms are not to be low-rise, have any holes, cuts, slits, or bleached portions.