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Dress Code

Dress Code 

During the intial Arco Iris Charter process, the Arco Iris School Board voted in favor of a mandatory school dress code. The founders wanted the best for their children; high academic standards, global citizenship and a safe, learning environment for every student. Research has shown that schools requiring school uniforms increase safety by identifying trespassers, reduce social and economic status by promoting equality, and improve academic performance by increasing student’s attention toward their studies.

Arco Iris respects and honors all religious beliefs. If your religion dictates a certain type of dress (ex: head cover, scarves, etc.), please contact school administration. We will gladly accommodate your student.

Students attending Arco Iris are required to wear the appropriate dress code except when notified of school sponsored non-uniform days.


  • Solid red, white, or navy polo-type shirts – short or long sleeved. 
  • Solid red, white, navy or grey undershirts are allowed – short or long sleeved or turtlenecks. 
  • No logo’d apparel, with the exception of Arco Iris logo.


  • Solid, navy blue or khaki colored pants/trousers, mid-thigh shorts, mid-thigh length skirts, mid-thigh length skorts, jumpers, and polo dresses.
  • Solid red, white, navy or grey leggings may only be worn under uniform bottoms. (Starts 2016-17 School Year).
  • No sweatpants and no denim unless otherwise indicated on a non-uniform day.


Shoes and Socks

  • Students should wear shoes that are appropriate and comfortable for daily play outside.  We recommend closed toed shoes with socks.
  • No Crocs, flip flops or open toed shoes at anytime.

Sweatshirts, Fleece, Vests or Sweaters

  • During the winter months, students may wear solid colored (coordinating – red, blue, white, grey) layers over their uniforms during class and outside.
  • Solid colored grey  (Starts 2016-17 School Year).
  • No logo'd apparel, with the exception of Arco Iris logo (Starts 2016-17 School Year).


  • There are no restrictions on outerwear at this time.  An extra set of hats and gloves may be left in your student’s cubby.
  • Please label your student’s clothing items.
  • Hats may not be worn inside the school building (Starting 2016-17 School Year).

We ask our wonderful families to donate clean, unstained and outgrown dress code clothing to the Uniform Exchange at the school.  Please feel free to look here for uniform clothing for your student. We also use this exchange for changes of clothes for the kids who need one during the school day.


Lands End will donate a portion of your purchase to Arco Iris. 

Champion has logo-free sweatshirts. is one that has solid leggings, shirts, hoodies, cardigans, etc. They have a 25% discount code for new customers: FB25PCT.