This dress code is consistent with and includes the requirements of the Broward County School Board Elementary Code of Student Conduct, Part II – Dress code, (each student receives this at the start of the school year).

TOPS

*Approved colors – Navy, Light blue, Heather Gray, White, Red
*Collared, “Polo” (short or long sleeve) – solid color or with optional school logo (see below)
*Short or Long Sleeve solid denim shirt with school logo (see below)
*Friday option:  School spirit T-shirt (available from PTA).

BOTTOMS

*Approved colors – Navy, Black, or Khaki
*Students may wear shorts, pants, skirts, capri pants, skorts, culottes or jumpers in solid approved colors.
*Material must be cotton, twill blend or corduroy (No spandex, lycra leggings, jeans, or nylon sports pants. )
*The length of shorts, skirts, skorts, culottes and jumpers must not be shorter than mid-thigh.
*No backless or open toed shoes.
*Friday option:  School approved bottoms or jeans.

OUTERWEAR

Students may wear a cardigan, sweatshirt or zip front jacket in one of the approved solid colors, for daily wear (some classrooms are cold).  On “extreme” weather days, such as thunderstorms or cold, students may wear whatever outerwear is necessary for adequate weather protection.

EXEMPTIONS

Exemptions to the unified dress code policy will include the wearing of uniforms of a nationally recognized organization, such as the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts on scheduled meeting days; a costume or special clothing that is deemed necessary for a school activity/play or other school sponsored program; as well as other exemptions stated in School board Policy 5309 – Rule 4.

WAIVERS AVAILABLE

Waivers or exceptions may be granted in accordance with Broward County Guidelines for School Uniforms.  All waivers must be in writing by using the Broward County Waiver form.  Waivers must be submitted within the first 10 days of each school year, or within the first 10 school days of a child first attending school.

Clothes may be purchased from any clothing store, catalog, or uniform store.  

School Uniform Policy- Manatee Bay Elementary