Dress Code and Spirit Wear

This page is a reference for parents and students to use. This page does not replace the Student/Parent Handbook, and in the event of conflicts between the two, the Student/Parent Handbook is the official written standards of dress. 

Dress Code Student/Parent Handbook Excerpt Guide

Parents may purchase the below-required items on their own and have them branded for WCA, or buy the items pre-branded in our Flynn O’Hara Store.

WCA Online Store (Logo Included) https://www.flynnohara.com/school-landing.aspx?scn=va015

Personal purchase: Walmart/Target recommended.  Please use the services of https://theembroideryconnection.com/ to place the WCA logo on the left chest of your child’s uniform shirts and sweatshirts that are purchased from a third-party vendor.

LOWER SCHOOL DRESS CODE (PK & K)  LOWER SCHOOL DRESS CODE (1st-5th)  UPPER SCHOOL DRESS CODE (6th-12th

LOWER SCHOOL DRESS CODE (PK & K) 

K4 and K Students:
  • No backless shoes; tennis shoes must be clean and in good repair and must be worn for PE
  • Solid color shirts
  • Khaki/navy bottoms
  • Eagle t-shirt must be purchased
  • Eagle T-shirts may be worn any day.

LOWER SCHOOL DRESS CODE (1st-5th) 

Grades 1-5 Students: 
  • No backless shoes; tennis shoes must be clean and in good repair and must be worn for PE;
  • Collared shirt colors: navy; gray; white; light yellow.
  • Sweatshirt colors (must have WCA logo on them): navy or gray.
  • Zip-up jackets: Solid color in the following color families: blue, yellow, black, grey, or white. No fluorescent colors.
  • Eagle t-shirt must be purchased and can be worn on designated Eagle t-shirt days. Field trips and other special occasions will require this t-shirt.
  • Hats or sunglasses are not permitted to be worn inside the facility.
  • Dyed hair must be natural in color (no greens, blues, purples, etc.).
 Girls Options:  
  • Skirt/Pants: navy or gray polo dress; khaki skirt; khaki pants; khaki shorts;  navy shorts; navy pants; navy skirt (no pants with exterior sewed pockets, e.g. cargo pants). WCA Jumper may be worn.
  • Girls must wear shorts under jumpers or polo dresses for PE.
  • Accessories: belt worn with pants or shorts; socks with shoes
Boys Options:
  • Pant options: khaki pants; khaki shorts, navy pants, navy shorts (no pants with exterior sewn pockets, e.g. cargo pants).
  • Accessories: belt and socks must be worn.
  • Hair must be above eye and collar level.

UPPER SCHOOL DRESS CODE (6th-12th

 

The goal is that the students are modest and look nice, business casual. This sets the proper mindset for serious learning.

All Students:
  • Collared shirt colors: navy; gray; white; light yellow with prescribed WCA Logo (see the guidance at top of page)
  • Shirts must be tucked into pants or shorts
  • Pant options: khaki pants; khaki shorts, navy pants, navy shorts (no pants with exterior sewn pockets, e.g. cargo pants)
  • Accessories: belt and socks must be worn with pants or shorts
  • Sweatshirt/Fleece/Hoodie colors (Must have WCA logo on them): navy or gray
  • Jackets: Solid color in the following color families: blue, yellow, black, grey, or white. No fluorescent colors.
  • Hoods may not be worn inside at any time during the school day. Collared shirt must still be worn underneath
  • Hats are not permitted to be worn in the school at any time during the school day
  • Sunglasses are not to be worn in the building at any time
  • All footwear must have a back, no flip-flops or Crocs unless permission has been granted by the Upper School Principal.
  • Dyed hair must be natural in color (no greens, blues, purples, etc)
Girl specific:
  • Skirts may be worn, no higher than 4" above knee: khaki skirt; navy skirt
Boy Specific:
  • Hair must be above eye and collar level. Facial hair is prohibited.

We reserve the right to call the parent/guardian to bring an alternative outfit to school or send the student home to change clothes if they are an approved driver.

 

 

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