2020-2021

Uniform Guidelines 

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Dress Code


Staff and students are expected to model proper examples of Islamic dress. To ensure modesty and a disciplined academic environment, all students will acquire and wear the necessary uniform items appropriate for their grade level. Students must remain in uniform at all times while on the school grounds, as well as during all field trips and other such school activities unless otherwise authorized by the administration and/or School Board. The school reserves the right to refuse admission into class and school to any student out of uniform. In addition, it is the school’s right to determine if an item being worn complies with a uniform policy, including color of clothing (sweater, pants, jumper, socks, abaya). Students who fail to comply with uniform requirements are subject to disciplinary action. Students are expected to follow the uniform policy. There will be no excuses as to why a student is not in correct uniform on a daily basis from the first day of school until the last day. The uniform specifications are as follows:

PRESCHOOL BOYS & GIRLS

  • There is no uniform required for preschool students. However, please make sure students have appropriate attire for Islamic School.
  • No open-toed shoes, sandals, heels, boots or flip flops are allowed during school.
  • Any color socks allowed
  • All girls must wear pants, leggings or shorts under skirts and dresses
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back
  • Boys must keep hair above ear level and above neckline 
  • Face Covering (mask or shield) OPTIONAL 

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grade – BOYS & GIRLS

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grade – Girls

  • Navy blue jumper only (must be long enough to pass the knees)
  • Light blue shirt under the jumper (short or long sleeves)
  • Navy blue pants only under a jumper
  • Navy blue leggings are optional (no tights)
  • 2 piece white Al-Amira style hijab only (no exceptions) *for salaah only
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper or ASE hoodie) for climate control or covering arms *for salah only
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back
  • No long skirts, short skirts, or skorts are allowed
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • Face Covering (mask or shield) mandatory at all times

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grade – Boys

  • Navy blue trousers
  • Light blue shirt (Oxford or Polo style only)
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Simple thobe (Islamic attire) on Fridays OPTIONAL
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, shorts, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • Face Covering (mask or shield) mandatory at all times

3rd and 4th grade – BOYS & GIRLS

3rd and 4th grade – Girls

  • Navy blue jumper only (must be long enough to pass the knees)
  • Light blue shirt under the jumper (only long sleeves – Oxford or Polo style)
  • Navy blue pants only under the jumper
  • 2 piece white Al-Amira style hijab only (no exceptions) and required to wear all day - no loose scarves or designs on caps
  • Hijab is required for all girls during any school-related event during and after school hours along with appropriate attire.

  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back under the hijab
  • No long skirts, short skirts, or skorts are allowed
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hoodies, hats, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

3rd and 4th grade – Boys

  • Navy blue trousers​
  • Light blue shirt (Oxford or Polo style only)
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Simple thobe (Islamic attire) on Fridays OPTIONAL
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, shorts, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

5th grade – BOYS & GIRLS

5th grade – Girls

*** Abaya needs to be put on before entering the school driveway/parking lot **

  • Plain navy blue abaya (east essence only)- No waist ties or defining waistbands

  • Girls are required to wear dark pants (black or navy blue) under the abaya
  • 2 piece white Al-Amira style hijab only (no exceptions) and required to wear all day - no loose scarves or designs on caps
  • Hijab is required for all girls during any school-related event during and after school hours along with appropriate attire.

  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control

  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back under the hijab
  • No sweat pants, capris, or pajamas are allowed under the abaya.
  • No hats, shorts, skirts (short), or skorts are allowed during school hours.
  • Jeans, yoga pants (black or navy blue), and leggings (black or navy blue) are acceptable under the abaya only if the garment is long and one cannot see the jeans/yoga pants/leggings. 
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

5th grade – Boys

  • Navy blue trousers
  • Light blue shirt (Oxford or Polo style only)
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Simple thobe (Islamic attire) on Fridays OPTIONAL
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, shorts, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

Middle School (grades 6th -8th) BOYS & GIRLS

Middle School- Girls

*** Abaya needs to be put on before entering the school driveway/parking lot ***

  • Plain navy blue abaya (east essence only) -No waist ties or defining waistbands
  • 2 piece solid white-colored (no designs) Al-Amira style hijab only (no exceptions) and required to wear all day – no loose scarves or designs on caps
  • Hijab is required for all girls during any school-related event during and after school hours along with appropriate attire.

  • Tuesdays they may wear any hijab of their choice (must be appropriate)
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back under the hijab
  • No sweat pants, capris, or pajamas are allowed under the abaya.
  • No hoodies (unless navy blue with school logo), hats, shorts, skirts (short), or skorts are allowed during school hours.
  • Jeans, yoga pants (black or navy blue), and leggings (black or navy blue) are acceptable under the abaya only if the garment is long and one cannot see the jeans/yoga pants/leggings.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

Middle School- Boys 

  • Navy blue trousers
  • Light blue shirt (Oxford or Polo style only)
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Simple thobe (Islamic attire) on Fridays OPTIONAL
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, shorts, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

High School (grades 9-12) BOYS & GIRLS

High School Girls- 

*** Abaya needs to be put on before entering the school driveway/parking lot ***

  • Plain navy blue abaya (east essence only)-No waist ties or defining waistbands
  • Any color hijab is allowed, must be pinned correctly or privilege will be lost
  • Hijab is required for all girls during any school-related event during and after school hours along with appropriate attire.

  • Navy blue sweater button or zipper, ASE hoodie, or College Campus Logo for climate control.
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back under the hijab
  • No sweat pants, capris, or pajamas are allowed under the abaya.
  • No hoodies (unless navy blue with school logo), hats, shorts, skirts (short), or skorts are allowed during school hours.
  • Jeans, yoga pants (black or navy blue), and leggings (black or navy blue) are acceptable under the abaya only if the garment is long and one cannot see the jeans/yoga pants/leggings.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

High School- Boys

  • Navy blue trousers
  • Light blue shirt (Oxford or Polo style only)
  • Navy blue sweater button or zipper, ASE hoodie, or College Campus Logo for climate control.

  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Simple thobe (Islamic attire) on Fridays OPTIONAL
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, shorts, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

AL IHSAN HIFZ SCHOOL- BOYS & GIRLS

Al Ihsan Hifz School- Girls

*** Abaya needs to be put on before entering the

school driveway/parking lot ***

  • Plain navy blue abaya (east essence only)- No waist ties or defining waistbands
  • Girls are required to wear dark pants (black or navy blue) under the abaya
  • 2 piece white Al-Amira style hijab only (no exceptions) and required to wear all day - no loose scarves or designs on caps
  • Hijab is required for all girls during any school-related event during and after school hours along with appropriate attire.
  • Navy blue sweater (button or zipper, or ASE hoodie) for climate control
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Hair must be pulled back or tied back under the hijab
  • No sweat pants, capris, or pajamas are allowed under the abaya.
  • No hats, shorts, skirts (short), or skorts are allowed during school hours.
  • Jeans, yoga pants (black or navy blue), and leggings (black or navy blue) are acceptable under the abaya only if the garment is long and one cannot see the jeans/yoga pants/leggings.
  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

Al Ihsan Hifz School- Boys

  • Navy blue trousers
  • Light blue shirt (Oxford or Polo style only)
  • Navy blue sweater button or zipper, ASE hoodie, or College Campus Logo for climate control.
  • Black, white or navy blue socks -black socks only with loafers or flats
  • Simple thobe (Islamic attire) on Fridays OPTIONAL
  • No jeans, sweat pants, athletic pants, tight pants, hats, shorts, or t-shirts (without collar) are allowed during school hours.
  • Boys must keep hair above ear level and above neckline 

  • MASK MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES

SHOES- ALL BOYS & GIRLS

SHOES- ALL GIRLS (KG-12TH GRADE & HIFZ)

  • Plain black shoes, all black ONLY, no white soles
  • No multi-colored, pictures, glitter, stripes, gems, designs, light-ups, etc.
  • No gym shoes of any kind are allowed unless it is gym day
  • No heels and/or no wheels

SHOES- ALL BOYS (KG-12TH GRADE & HIFZ)

  • Plain black shoes, all black ONLY, no white soles
  • No gym shoes of any kind are allowed unless it is gym day
  • No heels, high tops and/or no wheels
  • Boys must keep hair above ear level and above neckline 

GYM

GYM- ALL BOYS & GIRLS (KG-12TH GRADE & HIFZ)

General Uniform Guidelines:

  • Uniforms must be kept neat, clean, and free from stains, wrinkles, holes, and bad odor.

  • For safety reasons, please keep all pants and garments at ankle length.
  • Sandals, open-toed, high-heeled shoes, and/or skates are prohibited for all ages.
  • Hats, bandannas, jewelry, watches & other clothing/accessories in addition to the uniform are prohibited by students in all grades.
  • Make-up, nail polish, unconventional hairstyles, highlights in hair, designs in the hair (boys and girls), fancy hairpins, perfume (females), and excessive cologne (males) are prohibited for all ages.
  • Boys are not allowed to have long hair (please keep hair at ear level and above neckline), fancy hairstyles or hair designs at Al Ihsan School.
  • Alteration of uniform specifications for PE is at the discretion of the PE teacher and the administration.
  • Compliance with the uniform policy is judged by the administration of the school and/or teacher.
  • Non-compliance with the school uniform will be subject to disciplinary action as outlined in the school discipline policy.
  • Students not wearing the right uniform will be sent to the office with a call home and may be sent back home.

Reminder: Parents are requested to write the student’s name on every uniform garment. Al Ihsan School is not responsible for any lost or stolen uniform items. Uniforms with illegible names or no names will be disposed of at the school’s discretion.

Cold Weather Days

In cold weather, if children wear heavy boots to school, they should be prepared to change into normal uniform shoes. Clothing should be clearly labeled with the child’s name. Boots and winter clothing should be loose enough to allow the child to dress him/herself. Students can bring a navy blue sweater to class.

Requirements for Physical Education/Outdoor Recess for All Grades

  1. Children will be required to participate in weekly physical education activities.
  2. Students must wear gym shoes on the days there is gym class.
  3. All students will be given extra time to change into and out of appropriate gym attire if needed.
  4. During the early spring and late autumn, all children should have a lightweight jacket or sweatshirt to use when physical education classes are held outdoors.
  5. A written excuse from parents is required if a child is unable to take physical education on a particular day. Recess activities will be limited.
  6. A doctor’s note is required for a prolonged absence from Physical Education.