Uniform Policy

KgirlswleavesThe official uniform is made up of the following items. Some pieces are only available at the Dennis Uniform Store as indicated. All other pieces may be purchased elsewhere as long as they MATCH IN STYLE, COLOR, AND TEXTURE to uniform pieces available at the Dennis Uniform Store. Please contact the school office with questions.

St. John School maintains a Uniform Exchange for families wishing to donate uniforms in good condition.  Uniform Exchange pieces are available either by appointment or at school events several times per year.  For more information about donating or receiving uniforms via the exchange, please contact Temry Lathrop or Veronika Wellnitz at temrycan@gmail.com and use “Uniform Exchange” in the subject line.


PANTSCotton twill, corduroy, elastic waist or pleat or plain front, straight leg, (NO cargo or oversized, or tight fitting stretch pants). Pants must be ankle length, worn at waistline, pant waist must be no larger than student’s normal waist size.Navy or Khaki
WALKING SHORTSCotton twill, cuffed or uncuffed, length – no more than 3 inches above the middle of the knee cap.Navy or KhakiDennis Uniform
JUMPER (K-5)Bib front. Available only through Dennis UniformMarymount plaidDennis Uniform
SKORT (K-8)Pleated, length no more than 3″ above middle of the kneecapNavy or Khaki
SKIRT (6-8)Stitch down pleat, lenth, no more than 3 inches above the middle of the kneecapMarymount plaidDennis Uniform
POLO SHIRTShort or long sleeves, plain or picot collar, non-stretch (spandex, Lycra, etc.) fabricWhite, “true” red, or navy
TURTLENECKCotton knit, non-stretch (spandex, Lycra, etc.) fabricWhite, “true” red, or navy
BLOUSEPeter Pan collar, short or long sleeveWhite
SPIRIT TEEShort sleeve, pocket tee - available only through Dennis UniformNavy,”true” red, with St. John logoDennis Uniform
SWEATSHIRTLong sleeve, component of dress uniform as well as daily wear, available only through Dennis UniformNavy with St. John logoDennis Uniform
CARDIGAN SWEATERAvailable only through Dennis Uniform – no substitution in vendor – optional, v-neckNavyDennis Uniform
DRESS UNIFORM Required for all students. To be worn as requested for school liturgies, field trips, special events, etc.The St. John Dress Uniform consists of a white polo shirt and navy sweatshirt with St. John logo. In addition, boys will wear khaki slacks; girls in grades 6, 7, and 8 may wear the Marymount plaid skirt or khaki pants; girls (K-5) may wear khaki pants or Marymount plaid jumper.




  • Shoes must be worn at school
  • Shoes must be appropriate for school and encourage play
  • Shoes must be closed toe
  • Flip-flops, slippers, and sandals are not permitted, even on free dress days
  • Shoes with laces or Velcro must be kept tied or secured
  • Students should wear athletic shoes on PE days
  • Boots for inclement weather may be worn to and from school only. Boots are not permitted in the gym or school buildings.


  • Socks or tights must be worn at school
  • Socks or tights must be solid color (black, white, navy blue, red, or gray) with minimal or discreet logo or markings and no multi-colored patterns


  • Navy blue, black or white full length only permitted under a skirt, skort, or jumper


PE Uniforms

  • Students in grades Preschool through 5 are to wear athletic type shoes on PE days.
  • PE for grades 6, 7 and 8 is taught weekly throughout the school year. PE uniforms, which are required for grades 6, 7, and 8, may be ordered ahead of time, and ordered roomy to allow for growth; however, uniforms are expected to be well fitting. The uniform consists of athletic shoes, St. John PE t-shirt and PE shorts. Only St. John uniforms are acceptable, and are available only at Dennis Uniform Store. In the case when a student is unable to find PE shorts that fit, he/she may, with administration approval, wear the walking shorts outlined in the school uniform policy.