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Uniform Information

School Dress Code 
All shirts, pants, shorts, skorts, and sweaters must be purchased through Benedictus Book Store, Parker School Uniforms or Land’s End. Only clothing items approved by Lexington Catholic from Benedictus, Parker School Uniforms or Land’s End may be purchased. School sweatshirts may only be purchased through the Knight’s Kastle campus store and worn in accordance with the policy below.

Shirts
Uniform shirts must have the school crest embroidered and must be white, red, yellow, navy blue, light blue, or royal blue. Shirts must be tucked in at all times while on the school campus. Only the top button may be unbuttoned. Students have the choice of wearing polo shirts or button-down oxford shirts. All must be purchased from Land’s End, Parker, or Benedictus. Shirts must fit loosely and be long enough to remain tucked in at all times. Teachers and administrators will make a final determination as to whether or not clothes are too tight.

Pants
Pants must have the school designated embroidered emblem on the back. They may not be modified other than normal and customary sizing alterations. They must be loose fitting and worn at the waist. Teachers and administrators will make a final determination as to whether or not clothes are too tight. All slacks must be hemmed at the bottom. They cannot be rolled or frayed. Pants must be in good order, clean, and not faded. All pants must be purchased through Parker, Land’s End, or Benedictus.

Shorts
The shorts must have the school designated embroidered emblem on the back and must come to the top of the knee. They may not be modified other than normal and customary sizing alterations. Shorts must be loose fitting and must touch the knees. Shorts must be in good order, clean, and not faded. All shorts must be purchased through Parker, Land’s End, or Benedictus.

Skorts
Girls are permitted to wear skorts with the school designated emblem. They must come to the top of the knee. They may not be modified other than normal and customary sizing alterations. Skorts must be loose fitting and must touch the knees. Skorts must be in good order, clean, not faded, and not rolled at the waist. All skorts must be purchased through Parker School Uniforms or Benedictus. Students who fail to follow the skort rule (to the knees) will be required to either wear pants or shorts. 

Belts
Students must wear belts with all uniforms except skorts. Belts can have no inappropriate buckles or logos.
 
Sweaters
Students have a choice of three sweaters that may be worn: a navy blue sweater vest with the school crest for boys and girls, a navy blue v-neck pullover sweater with the school crest for boys and girls, or a navy blue zippered sweater with the school crest for girls or boys. All sweaters must be purchased through Land’s End, Parker, or Benedictus.
 
Sweatshirts:
Students may wear only Lexington Catholic High School logo sweatshirts or quarter-zip pullovers that have been purchased at the Knight’s Kastle campus store. Sweatshirts cannot have hoods (no hoodies). No jackets are permitted during school hours.
 
Undershirts
Students may wear undershirts under their uniform shirts. The sleeves of the undershirt must not be visible below the uniform shirt.
 
Socks
Students must wear socks that are ankle length (top of the ankle) or longer. Girls may wear hose. Socks must be visible at all times.
 
Shoes
Students’ footwear must be neat and clean with hard, thick, visible soles; tennis shoes are acceptable. Clogs and shoes, such as loafers and lace-up shoes, are allowed. All shoes must be closed toed. Shoes or sneakers with laces must be tied tightly in the customary manner. Slippers, slipper-type shoes, moccasins, house shoes, crocs, or flip flops are not permitted at school.
 
General Rules for Girls
School uniform must always be neat and clean.
House lanyard, with a valid student ID, must be on the student’s neck during school hours.
No part of the body may be pierced with the exception of the ears. Any jewelry must be neat and moderate.
Visible tattoos of any type are not permitted. Any pre-existing tattoos must not be visible at any time or at any school function.
Proper grooming is required. Hair must be neat and clean. No extreme hairstyles or colors are permitted. No dying or bleaching of hair is permitted.
No hats are to be worn in the school building.
 
General Rules for Boys
School uniform must always be neat and clean.
House lanyard, with a valid student ID, must be on the student’s neck during school hours.
No piercing of any kind is permitted.
Any jewelry must be neat and moderate.
Visible tattoos of any type are not permitted. Any pre-existing tattoos must not be visible at any time or at any school function.
Proper grooming is required. Hair must be neat and clean. No extreme hairstyles or colors are permitted. No dying or bleaching of hair is permitted.
Boy’s hair must be moderate in length in front, back, sides, and top. It may not extend below the top of the collar of a school shirt. Hair must be moderate on top and may not be bulky.
Boys must be clean-shaven and sideburns must not extend below the bottom of the ear.
No hats are to be worn in the school building.
 
Special Dress Days
Occasionally the students have non-uniform days. These days are of two types: dress-up days and jeans days. On dress up days, the students are expected to wear clothing equal to or greater than the uniform standard. All uniform rules for skirt length, etc. still apply. The overall guidelines are: "Neatness, moderation, and modesty should guide the selection of student dress.”
 
Jeans Day Rules
1. Jeans may not be frayed, have holes, or extensive patchwork.
2. No jeggings or tights that resemble jeans are permitted.
3. Skinny jeans are not permitted.
4. Administration will determine and communicate Jeans Day rules prior to the event.
5. Students must wear uniform hose or socks, and shoes at all times.
6. Only approved LCHS outerwear is permitted on Jeans Day.
7. Neatness and moderation should always be the rule to follow.