Uniform Policy

School Uniform

The School District of Philadelphia requires all students to wear uniforms to school. Students are expected to follow their school’s dress code so that their appearance does not cause a disturbance, distract or interfere with the instructional program, or constitute a health or safety hazard. A student’s clothing should fit appropriately and meet the guidelines indicated below.

Grades K-5:

Tops: Solid color Navy or White polo shirts (with collar – no logos other than Dobson Logo)
Bottoms: Solid color Khaki or Navy (No jeans or leggings. Jogging/sweatpants only on physical education days)
Jumpers and skirts are also acceptable in the required color combination.
Knee-length shorts of the appropriate color are also acceptable during warm weather.

Grades 6-8:

Tops: Solid Color Maroon/Burgundy or Navy polo shirts (with collar – no logos other than Dobson Logo)
Bottoms: Solid Color Khaki or Navy or Black  (No jeans or leggings)
Jumpers and skirts are also acceptable in the required color combination.
Knee-length shorts of the appropriate color are also acceptable during warm weather.

Physical Education Uniform:

Tops – Students may wear plain white or any navy Dobson t-shirts.
Bottoms – Navy Sweatpants/jogging pants or Navy shorts
Any Dobson Athletic t-shirt is acceptable on gym days.
Sneakers – Sneakers must be worn for gym.

Uniform Reminders & Notes:

No jeans, leggings, hats or hoodies.
Jogging pants are only allowed on designated  physical education days.
Undershirts are not to be worn alone.
No tee-shirts, unless it is a Dobson School Shirt.
Students must wear closed-toe shoes/sneakers at all times.
When weather indicates a need for particularly warm clothing, sweaters and/or sweatshirts must be solid navy.
Uniform clothing items with our signature Dobson Logo will be available for optional purchase! Information will be sent home at the beginning of the school year.