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Uniform Policy

 DeLong Elementary follows a school-wide uniform policy. Research has shown that uniforms not only reduce bullying and fighting but also instill a sense of unity and belonging. Wearing uniforms are less costly than trendy fashions and also reduce peer pressure to "out dress" one another.



·         Solid red, blue, or white polo shirts (without logos).

·         ​Long-sleeved undershirts/t-shirts must also be plain red, blue or white.


·         DeLong Spirit wear is always appropriate.


Pants, shorts, skirts:


·         Khaki style pants may be worn in either navy blue or khaki tan colors.​


​​.      Fabric must be cotton, twill or corduroy. (No stretch material, skinny jeans or yoga pants)


·         All pants must be worn on the waist and secured by a belt if necessary.


·         Shorts and skirts should be no more than 1" above the knee.


·         Navy blue or khaki tan skirts and jumpers may be worn with or without leggings. Leggings must also be solid red, blue or white and only worn under skirts or jumpers. 




·         ​Shoes should allow children to be safe while playing or participating in physical education.


·         Only closed toed shoes should be worn. Sandals, flip-flops, wheeled shoes or knee hig lace ups are not permitted.


Hats and Scarves


·         Weather appropriate hats and scarves without logos may be worn to and from school but are not permitted in the building.


·         Hair fashions or coloring that may be distracting is discouraged. 


Sweatshirts and Jackets


·         ​​Non-uniform sweatshirts, jackets and coats may be worn to and from school and during recess but are not permitted in the building.



Local Uniform Retailers

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(253) 752-3584

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(253) 627-2112

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(253) 759-3701

6802 19th St W Tacoma, WA 98466
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