All Newark Board of Education students (Pre-K to 12th Grade) are required to wear school uniforms. School Uniforms enhance school safety, promote school pride, create a sense of unity amongst students, improve the learning environment, bridge socioeconomic differences between children, promote good behavior, improve children's self-respect and self-esteem and produce cost savings for participating families.
The Newark Board of Education is charged with the responsibility of educating students. Proper attire in school is a necessary part of your education. Therefore, you are required to dress in an appropriate manner that does not cause distraction and is not offensive. The attire for all students is expected to be neat and clean.
Students will wear uniforms in their respective school colors. Clothing must be sized to fit the student. Pants should fit appropriately and should not be too tight or too loose. Shirts should be appropriate size and should not extend below the hip. It is acceptable for students with special religious beliefs and/or special needs or extenuating circumstances to wear head coverings.