General appearance of students should be neat, clean and appropriate for school attendance and all school activities. The regulation dress code takes effect on the first day of school in September and is observed until the closing of school in June. Uniforms are to be purchased from Flynn and O’Hara or Special-Tees.
Flynn & O’Hara School Uniforms
Flynn & O’Hara is the official uniform outfitters of The Academy of Our Lady of Peace. Please visit their website at www.flynnohara.com for store location and hours. You can also order uniforms online here.
Gym Uniforms and Polo Shirts can be purchased at our local provider: Special Tees Unlimited
300 Springfield Ave. (Next to Firestone) Berkeley Heights, NJ 908-219-4587
Winter Uniform – October 1 – April 30 unless changed by the Principal
|K-4||Navy blue/green plaid jumper – white blouse – navy blue knee socks or opaque stockings – navy blue sweater or vest with Academy crest logo.||Oxford tie shoes or loafers in black, dark brown or navy blue NO heels over 1”|
|5-8||Navy blue/green plaid skirt – white blouse, navy blue sweater or vest with Academy crest, navy blue knee socks or opaque stockings.||Oxford tie shoes or loafers in black, dark brown or navy blue. NO heels over 1”|
** K- 8 – Khaki slacks can be ordered for the cold weather and worn in place of the jumper or skirt. Girls are not permitted to wear other colored slacks to school or take time out from class to change. No slip on shoes, flip flops, high heels, or Heeleys (sneakers with wheels).
|K-8||Khaki trousers, white shirt, school tie, sweater or vest with Academy crest logo, navy blue socks.||Oxford tie shoes or loafers in black, dark brown or navy blue.|
Summer Uniform – September, May, June
It is optional if your child chooses to wear the uniform shorts in Khaki with the navy golf shirt. Golf shirt must have Academy crest.
|K-8||Khaki Skort or skirt (No Patch Pockets) Navy or white short sleeve polo w/logo 5-8||Oxford tie shoes or loafers in black, dark brown or navy blue NO heels over 1”|
|5-8||Option to wear the plaid kilt with polo||Oxford tie shoes or loafers in black, dark brown or navy blue. NO heels over 1”|
|K-8||Khaki shorts or pants Navy or white short sleeve polo shirt w/logo||Oxford tie shoes or loafers in black, dark brown or navy blue.|
Students wear their gym uniforms to school on gym day in place of the regular uniform.
|Sept. – June||Navy blue sweatpants and sweatshirt are worn over the t-shirt and shorts with Academy crest, white socks and sneakers. If the classroom temperatures are hot, the teachers will tell the students to remove the sweats.|
*All uniforms must be clean and mended when ripped.
- Girls are permitted to wear one pair of small (non-dangling) earrings.
- Colorless nail polish is only permitted – artificial nails and tips are not permitted.
- No makeup may be worn.
- Hair is well groomed and neat and hair must be a natural color. Extreme hairstyles are not considered appropriate for school. Parents will be notified when students violate the uniform and dress code.
- Visible body piercing or tattoos are not permitted.
- Hair length shall NOT exceed collar length in the back, ear length on the sides or cover the eyes. Extreme hairstyles are not considered appropriate for school. Hair must be natural color. Parents will be notified when students violate the uniform and dress code.
- Visible body piercing or tattoos are not permitted. Boys are not permitted to wear earrings.
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Uniform Exchange Program
There is a free uniform exchange program that allows parents to donate uniforms that are still in good condition but no longer needed by their children. The uniforms can be dropped off at school or directly to the coordinator. Parents needing uniforms can contact the coordinator or stop by the school and help themselves to the uniforms stored in the HSA closet.