Skip Navigation

Student Dress Code

Middle & Upper School Student Dress Code 2017-2018

MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL BOYS

Shirts: Shirts must be traditional button down (with buttoned collars), oxford/cotton, cotton-blend, or similar fabric dress shirt, solid color, stripes, or plaids, long or short sleeves, with no more than top button unbuttoned, or collared polo-type shirt, solid color or stripe, long or short sleeves, with no more than top button unbuttoned; or mock turtleneck or turtleneck. Logos must be no larger than 2” square. Shirts may not be worn as jackets. Shirts must be tucked in at all times on campus (from morning arrival to end of school bell).

Pants/Slacks: Pants/Slacks must be solid color or seersucker, and normal fit, without elasticized or draw-string waist; must be neat, clean, and hemmed; must not contain holes, frays, or patches. Belts must be worn with pants and slacks which have belt loops. All pants and slacks must fit properly and modestly.

Jeans: Jeans must be solid color and normal fit, without elasticized or draw-string waist; must be neat, clean, and hemmed, must not contain holes, frays, or patches. Jeans must not have any distressed finish (tears, holes, cuts,) and washes or fading must not be extreme. Fad finishes are not allowed. Hems must not be torn or frayed where denim is torn or has loose threads at hem. Belts must be worn with jeans which have belt loops. All jeans must fit properly and modestly.

Shorts: Shorts must be no shorter than 3” above knee; must be solid color or seersucker, and normal fit, without elasticized or draw-string waist; must be neat, clean, and hemmed; must not contain holes, frays, or patches. All shorts must fit properly and modestly.

Shoes, Boots, and Sandals: Shoes and boots must have closed toes; all boots must be worn with pants leg over boot top, not tucked in boots (pants should be boot cut design - fabric should not be cut in order to fit over boots); lace-type boots must be worn with laces fully tied, boots may not be worn with shorts; sandals must have a heel strap; toe shoes, sport sandals or flip-flops are not allowed. Crocs are allowed; straps must be worn over heel or curved over shoe top.

Not Allowed: Camouflage items/clothing; hats/caps/headbands in buildings; belt buckles larger than 2 inches; visible tattoos; earrings; make-up; fad haircuts or hair colors

Appearance: Hair should not be below the bottom of the ear, not below the eyebrow nor extend below the top of the collar. Boys must be clean shaven. Hair must be neat, well-groomed and not extreme in color or style.

Other: Sunglasses may not be worn indoors. Caps, bandanas, visors, head scarves, and hats are not permitted to be worn in buildings.

PE Clothing:  Westfield PE uniforms are required for all Middle School students.  Each Middle School student will be given a Westfield PE t-shirt and shorts.  Students may purchase additional PE shirts and shorts from the school spirit shop or online store.  Upper School students may wear a t-shirt and athletic gym shorts for PE and/or weight classes. PE uniforms are not required for Upper School students.

MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL GIRLS

Shirts/Blouses: Shirts/Blouses must have a traditional button up front with traditional button at the neckline, must be cotton or cotton blend material – NO sheer or silk materials – long or short sleeves, with no more than the top button unbuttoned, or collared polo-type shirt, solid color or stripe, long or short sleeves, with no more than top button unbuttoned, or mock turtleneck or turtleneck. Logos must be no larger than 2” square. Shirts may not be worn as jackets. Shirts may be worn un-tucked if length is sufficient to cover midriff and waist at all times.

Pants/Slacks: Pants/Slacks must be solid color and normal fit, without elasticized or draw-string waist; must be neat, clean, and hemmed; must not contain holes, frays, or patches. Belts must be worn with pants and slacks which have belt loops. All pants and slacks must fit properly and modestly.

Jeans: Jeans must be solid color and normal fit, without elasticized or draw-string waist; must be neat, clean, and hemmed, must not contain holes, frays, or patches. Jeans must not have any distressed finish (tears, holes, cuts,) and washes or fading must not be extreme. Fad finishes are not allowed. Hems must not be torn or frayed where denim is torn or has loose threads at hem. Belts must be worn with jeans which have belt loops. All jeans must fit properly and modestly.

Shorts, Skirts, and Skorts: Shorts, skirts, and skorts  must be no shorter than 3” above knee; must be solid color or  plaid and normal fit, without elasticized or draw-string waist; must be neat, clean, and hemmed; must not contain holes, frays, or patches; must fit properly and modestly.

Not Allowed: Camouflage items; visible tattoos; excessive ear-rings or visible body piercings, fad haircuts or hair colors; hair feathers; jeggings and pajama jeans; tunics worn as tops over leggings; leggings worn as pants; dresses of any type; (Due to the varying styles and necklines of dresses and the difficulty in managing enforcement, dresses are not included in acceptable school-day attire.)

Shoes, Boots, and Sandals: Shoes must have closed toes and heels or heel strap; boots may not be worn with shorts or skorts, but may be worn with skirts; sport sandals, toe shoes, or flip-flops are not allowed. Crocs are allowed; straps must be worn over heel or curved over shoe top.

Appearance: Hairstyles must be neat, well-groomed and not extreme in color and style.

Other: Sunglasses may not be worn indoors. Caps, bandanas, visors, head scarves, and hats are not permitted to be worn in buildings.

REQUIRED DRESS FOR MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS

Required Dress: Every Westfield student must have required dress items to be worn every Wednesday throughout the school year and also on designated occasions. This attire must be worn on special designated occasions. Westfield monogrammed shirts (white, dark green, and light yellow) must be purchased from the school designated vendors, Parker School Uniforms (formerly Buckhead Uniform Company) and Lands’ End. Hoodies with appropriate logos/wording or those with pre-approved Westfield logos may be worn on required dress days.

Boys: long khaki pants and a collared Westfield white, dark green, or corn monogrammed shirt (oxford or polo type, long or short sleeve). Boys’ shirts must be tucked in at all times. Shoes for this required dress must be closed-toe, closed-heel, non-athletic shoes, no boots.

Girls: long khaki pants (no capris) or an appropriate length khaki skirt or skort (must be no shorter than 3” above knee) and a collared Westfield white, dark green, or light yellow monogrammed shirt (oxford or polo type, long or short sleeve). Shirts may be worn un-tucked if length is sufficient to cover midriff and waist at all times. Shoes for this required dress must be closed-toe, closed-heel, non-athletic shoes, no boots.

SPIRIT DAY DRESS CODE FOR FRIDAYS

Students may wear Westfield game jerseys or Westfield t-shirts on Fridays only.

OUTER WEAR FOR LOWER, MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS

Jackets, coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, or hoodies with appropriate logos/wording or those with pre-approved Westfield logos may be worn.  Pattered or multi-colored outer wear is approved as long as appropriate. Westfield letter jackets may be worn. Westfield approved items from Buckhead Uniform and Lands’ End (with or without the Westfield monogram) may be worn.  A collared shirt must be worn underneath each of the above items. Camouflage items are not allowed. 

School administration and faculty will make all determinations in appropriateness of dress and appearance.

Camp Westfield!