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Dress Code

Our dress code at Paragon is flexible, affordable, and designed to encourage success. With less distractions and competition, our scholars can focus better in school.



Y5-8: Solid white, navy, light blue, or hunter green
5-8: Burgundy (optional)


Long or short sleeve polo shirts or turtlenecks

Cold Weather

May include solid colored white, navy, light blue, hunter green, or black sweaters, vests, or fleece.
A collared uniform shirt must be worn under winter attire.


Shirts may have only school logos.
Hoods or sweatshirt material are not permitted.

Hair & Hygiene


Hair must be of natural tones


Hairstyles must be conservative
Boy’s hair must be above the collar, ears, and eyebrows

The personal grooming of students should be in accord with the standards set by the uniform dress code. Students should be clean and neat when at school.

Not Allowed

Extreme hairstyles (e.g. designs shaved in the hair, shaved heads, Mohawks, mullets, Princetons, etc.).
Full grown facial hair.



Navy, khaki, or black


Dress pants, skirts, skorts, and jumpers


Shorts, skorts and skirts must be no shorter than two inches above the kneecaps.
All bottoms must be worn at the waist.
White or navy tights may be worn with skirts, skorts, or jumpers.
Belts must be worn with pants and shorts that have belt loops.

Not Allowed

Sweatpants, denim/jean material, sagging pants, or low-riser pants or skirts.

Hats & Accessories


  • Head bands must be solid white, navy, hunter green, or black
  • Dress boots below the knee are permitted
  • Girls may wear one set of small earrings and a maximum of two bracelets may be worn on each arm
  • Purses and backpacks must be stored in lockers or cubbies during the day (not in class)
  • Nail polish should be a solid color
  • Heels must not be higher than one inch

Not Allowed

Hats of any kind.
Body piercings or ornaments.
Earrings for boys.
Make up, lip stick, and fake nails.
Shoes with open backs (clogs, flip flops, etc.), excessive neon colors, lights, wheels, etc.



Interpretation of the Dress Code is at the principal and staff’s discretion, and their decision is final.
Jeans Day Dress Code
  • Jeans must be solid blue or black denim
  • Ripped, saggy, or excessively worn jeans are not permitted
  • No excessive designs permitted on jeans
  • Shirts must be regular school uniform shirts or academic college shirts (t-shirts or sweat shirts)
  • Students are permitted to wear “Right-On” shirts that are earned through the school’s Positive Behavior Support System
  • College sports themed shirts or jerseys are inappropriate.
School Picture Day Dress Code

Fall school pictures: Student must be in school uniform for fall pictures and any re-takes. Students not in school uniform will not be allowed to have their pictures taken.
Spring school pictures: Students may wear nice clothing or their school uniform. Students may not wear jeans or t-shirts with characters or large logos. Girls may not wear spaghetti or thin strapped tops/dresses.

Not Allowed

Ripped or torn clothing.
Wearing,  carrying  or  displaying  gang  paraphernalia,  names,  signs,  or  symbols  of  gang membership.