Uniform Bottoms All Levels

Navy or Khaki ONLY – Shorts, Pants, Skirts or Skorts
Bottoms can be purchased from any store (i.e., Walmart, Target, JC Penney, Beall’s, Land’s End)
No sports shorts, sweatpants, or windbreaker material.

Lower & Upper Level Uniform Tops Grades 1 - 5

Middle School Uniform Tops Grades 6 - 8

Backpacks

Any backpacks that meet the following requirements:
• No Larger than 16.5H x 12.5W x 5D standard size (i.e., Jansport)

Student Dress Code Policy 2021-2022

All students who attend Countryside Montessori Charter School are expected to respect the school community by dressing appropriately for the educational environment. School attire should facilitate learning as well as the health and safety of students and adults that supervise them. This policy is intended to provide guidance for students, staff, and parents.

Minimum Requirements for All Grades

  • CMCS students must wear a uniform from Monday to Thursday (see information below). Students may opt to dress in their own clothing on Fridays for a donation.
  • Clothing must cover areas from one armpit to the other armpit, down to approximately 4 inches in length on the thighs (4-inch inseam). Tops must have sleeves. Clothing must be free of rips or tears.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times and safe for the school environment.
  • Headgear including hats, hoodies, and caps are not allowed unless permitted for religious, medical, or other reasons permitted by school administration.
  • On free dress days, clothing may not depict, imply, advertise, or advocate illegal, violent, or lewd conduct, weapons, or the use of alcohol or drugs. Clothing may not display obscene, controversial, or discriminatory language or images.
  • Sunglasses may not be worn in the buildings.
  • Leggings are only to be worn under bottoms (e.g., shorts, skirt, dress, jumper, skort, etc.).
  • CMCS hoodies/sweatshirts are the only pullovers allowed on uniform days. Zip or button-up jackets are acceptable on uniform days.
  • CMCS uniform polos/jumpers may only be purchased from CMCS-approved suppliers.
  • No wireless/Bluetooth earbuds, smart watches, or Apple watches.
  • PE uniforms are NOT required for Middle School.
  • Masks/Face coverings are optional, but strongly encouraged.

Elementary Uniform Policy (Grades 1-5)

Elementary uniforms consist of a CMCS-embroidered polo shirt and uniform bottoms (e.g., shorts, skirt, dress, jumper, skort, etc.)

  • Polo Colors: Red, navy, & white (regular or dri-fit)
  • Uniform Bottom Colors: Khaki & navy – No sports shorts, sweatpants, or windbreaker material.
  • Field Trip Shirts: Red CMCS crew neck shirt
  • Shoes: Any athletic-type, rubber soled shoes. No sandals allowed. Socks can be any color/design.
  • Undergarments (including undershirts & tights): Must be uniform colors (red, navy, & white).

Middle School Uniform Policy (Grades 6-8)

Middle School uniforms consist of a CMCS-embroidered polo shirt and uniform bottoms (shorts, skirt, dress, jumper skort, etc.)

  • Polo Colors: Royal blue, black, & heather grey (regular or dri-fit)
  • Uniform Bottom Colors:  Khaki & navy – No sports shorts, sweatpants, or windbreaker material.
  • Field Trip Shirts: Royal Blue CMCS crew neck shirt.
  • Shoes: Any athletic-type, rubber soled shoes. Sandals/Crocs with back straps are allowed when not in PE. Socks can be any color/design.
  • Undergarments (including undershirts & tights):  Must be uniform colors (royal blue, black, & heather grey)

Countryside Montessori Charter School Dresscode Minimum Guidelines

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Consider a medical evaluation for:

  • Fever that last 3 or more days
  • Drainage from the ear
  • Cough that continues for several days
  • Repeated episodes of diarrhea or vomiting
  • Rash
  • Itchy eyes with clear or cloudy drainage
  • Sore throat, with or without fever
  • “Cold” symptoms that last more than one week​

*A child who has fever with a temperature greater than 100 degrees (orally), has been vomiting, or has diarrhea should stay home for 24 hours AFTER the symptoms are gone.

*Children of all ages need 8-10 hours of sleep at night and good nutrition including adequate fluids (milk, juice, water).