Left, three students in uniform listening in class. Middle, two students in uniform taking notes in class. Right, a student in uniform making crafts in class.

Dress Code

Students must wear a white top and navy-blue pants or skirt.

  • Clothes should be neat, clean and without tears and/or holes and appropriate for the weather. In the event a student dresses inappropriately staff will provide the student with a t-shirt to cover up the inappropriate attire

  • The manner in which clothing is worn should not reveal undergarments (e.g., slouch pants)

  • Offensive patches, symbols or sayings on clothing are not acceptable

  • Walking shorts are appropriate attire during the warmer months. Halter-tops, mesh shirts; cut-off shirts are inappropriate attire for school

  • Spaghetti strap tops, low cut tank tops and t-shirts and abdomen-revealing tops are not allowed

  • Any article of clothing associated with gangs is not acceptable

  • Sunglasses, hats, caps and bandannas are inappropriate in the school building and classroom

  • Shoes should be worn at all times

  • Students should be wearing athletic footwear, specifically running shoes for Daily Physical Activity and Physical Education

  • Jewellery and make-up especially during physical education is discouraged and students will be asked to remove any that is inappropriate

Dress Code in TCDSB Schools

All Elementary schools within the jurisdiction of the Board shall adopt an Appropriate Dress Code or Uniform Dress Code.

All Secondary schools within the jurisdiction of the Board shall adopt a Uniform Dress Code.

Parents are encouraged to review the local dress code at their child’s school and to direct their questions to the principal of the school.