Elementary

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has adopted a uniform policy for all Elementary School students (Pre-K and K-5 grades [6th grade at Northeast Elementary]). Students shall be in compliance with the following uniform policy:

  • Navy blue bottoms – standard uniform pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers, not more than 5 inches above the knee (NO jeans, biking shorts, stretch pants, Capri pants, cargo pants, sweatpants, windsuits or jogging suits). Navy corduroy pants are allowed for winter wear.
  • Burgundy shirts/blouses allowed with a collar – turtlenecks are acceptable in winter (NO t-shirts). Shirts and blouses are to be tucked in.
  • Only navy blue or burgundy sweaters, sweatshirts, jackets or parkas may be worn inside the building (no hoods) and any existing winter wear may be worn outside of the building.
  • If a shirt is worn under the uniform shirt, it must not be seen so that the uniform shirt ONLY is visible on campus.
  • Closed-toed shoes/sneakers (no flip flops or house shoes).
  • Belts will be worn at the natural waist on bottoms with belt loops, shirts/blouses will be tucked in.
  • Approved club uniforms (Scouts, 4-H, etc.) may be worn on club meeting days (See page 8 for Elementary non-compliance)

Middle School

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has adopted a uniform policy for all Middle School students. Students 6th through 8th grades shall be in compliance with the following uniform policy:

  • Khaki bottoms may be standard uniform pants, Capri pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers, not more than 5 inches above the knee are acceptable subject to individual School Improvement Team guidelines. Students shall wear only standard khaki uniform shorts (NO jeans, biking shorts, stretch pants, sweatpants or cargo pants).
  • Plain navy blue shirts/blouses with a collar; turtlenecks are acceptable in winter (no tshirts).
  • Navy blue or white sweaters, sweatshirts, jackets or parkas may be worn inside the building however any attached hoods may not be worn or used inside any building.
  • If a shirt is worn under the uniform shirt, it must not be seen so that the uniform shirt ONLY is visible on campus.
  • Closed-toed shoes/sneakers or strap-on sandals (no flip flops, house shoes, backless shoes or mules).
  • Belts will be worn at the natural waist on bottoms with belt loops; shirts/blouses will be tucked in.
  • Approved club uniforms (Scouts, 4-H, etc.) may be worn on club meeting days. (See page 8 for Middle School non-compliance)


High School

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has adopted a policy that allows the School Improvement Team at each high school to decide whether their individual high school students shall wear mandatory uniforms.

  • Where School Improvement Teams adopt mandatory uniforms, students shall adhere to the regulations adopted by those teams. (See page 8 for non-compliance)
    Belts will be worn at the natural waist on bottoms with belt loops; shirts/blouses will be tucked in.

    1. If a shirt is worn under the uniform shirt, it must not be seen so that the uniform shirt ONLY is visible on campus.
    2. Closed-toed shoes/sneakers or strap-on sandals (no flip flops, house shoes, backless shoes or mules).
    3. Pants, shorts, skirts, skorts and jumpers shall not be more than 5” above the knee.
  • Students at high schools that do not have mandatory uniforms shall be in compliance with the following policy:
    1. High school students will dress in adherence with School Board dress and grooming policy as listed on page 7, Section Four, Paragraphs 1-6, as well as dress and grooming code policies adopted by each School Improvement Team.
    2. Belts will be worn at the natural waist on bottoms with belt loops.
    3. Closed-toed shoes/sneakers or strap-on sandals allowed (no flip flops or house shoes).\
    4. Shorts and Capri pants are acceptable subject to individual School Improvement.
    5. Team guidelines. However, shorts, skirts, skorts and jumpers shall not be more than 5 inches above the knee.