Upper School Dress Code Updates 22-23 School Year
Students may wear an OCS-produced t-shirt, polo, hoodie, sweatshirt, and/or jacket.
Permitted colors for OCS-produced tops are white, black, gold, grey, and red.
On Fridays, students may wear any color OCS-produced top (ex. color teams, powder puff shirts,
senior sunrise, etc.)
Only denim, khaki/chino, or dress materials are permitted.
Bottoms must be solid in color.
Approved colors are black, navy, khaki, grey.
Bottoms are to be neat (no rips, frays or holes) and worn properly above the hips.
Pants may not be excessively tight or baggy.
Shorts and/or skorts may be no more than 4 inches from the center of the knee.
Dresses and/or overalls are not permitted.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the largest change families will see with this adjustment to student dress?
Students, grades 6 through 12, will wear OCS-produced tops each day. Non-OCS wear will not be permitted with this change.
What does OCS-produced mean?
OCS-produced means that it was provided by the school. This includes any athletic or spirit wear previously provided by the school.
When will this change take effect?
Student dress changes will take effect the first day of the 22-23 school year.
Will our lower campus, grades K4-5th, adjust its current student dress practices?
While there may be some adjustments to lower campus dress next year, dress practices will largely remain the same.
Will there be opportunities prior to next school year to obtain OCS-produced tops?
All students in grades 6-12 will receive multiple OCS-produced t-shirts at the start of the school year. Additionally, OCS-produced items are available to be purchased through the school. Also, we will provide a day (to be determined) for students to purchase gently used spirit wear.
Will 6th - 12th grade students need to continue wearing a collared shirt each day?
No, students may wear any OCS-produced top as collared shirts will no longer be required.
What color denim is permitted?
Blue, black, or grey denim bottoms are permitted.
Will the dress code for shoes, hair, accessories change?
At this time, we do not anticipate any changes to these areas. Please make sure to review Orangewood’s summer mailer.