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Standard Mode of Dress


  • Students are permitted to wear red, white or blue collared knitted polo shirt with short or long sleeves.
  • Students will be required to have their shirt tails tucked during the instructional day. 
  • Solid color sweatshirts are permitted (no hoods)
  • On Fridays, students will be permitted to wear their PTA sponsored Hanford-Dole Elementary School shirt. No other shirt with a logo other than one for HDES will be permitted.


  • All bottoms must be either black, navy blue or khaki pants.
  • NO jeans will be allowed.
  • NO sagging will be allowed, please wear a belt.
  • Girls may wear khaki, navy blue or black skirts or dresses that are knee length.


  • Students must wear only closed-toe and rubber sole shoes. 
  • Girls may wear low length, closed-toe heel shoes on the days they do not have PE.
  • No shoes with wheels will be permitted. Clogs, saddles, flip flops and slippers are NOT permitted.
  • Solid socks and tights that are white, navy blue or black may be worn.


Heavy jackets, coats and hoodies are to be hung in the classroom during the day.

Why a Dress Code?

The main reason fo school uniforms or a Standard Mode of Dress (SMOD) is to:

  • Promote a positive, productive and safe learning environment
  • Focus directly on academics and positive behavior
  • Promote school pride
  • Eliminate competition of school dress and minimize peer pressure