Student Uniform Policy

All students are required to wear the approved school uniform. Clothing purchased from retail stores is not uniform. If a child comes to school and is not dressed according to policy, the parents will be notified in writing.
PE Uniforms and Spirit Wear are available through the ACS School Store. Orders can be placed through the school website and at periodic special sale days at school. 
The Annunciation Uniform Store is selling out all of it's new uniform stock and we are excited about our partnership with our new uniform vendor Educational Outfitters. Parents may purchase on line or visit their retail storefront located at:

1628 East Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85282

or click the link below:

Link to Store

Basic uniform pieces (plaid, polos, pants, shorts, hoodies) are also available for purchase online or in store at Dennis Uniforms.  

Dennis

To order PE unifroms and Spirit Shirts visit the online ACS Uniform Store. If you have questions, please send an email to 
acsstore@acsphx.org



Financial assistance for uniform purchases is available. Please contact Mrs. Pristash for information. 

Dress Code Requirements

Girls

  • School plaid jumper, skort and skirts in Annunciation plaid only.
  • All girls grades 5-8 must wear approved skirts only.
  • All girls must have at least one blue uniform shirt for yearbook portraits and special group pictures.
  • Green or royal blue uniform polo shirt with school logo on front. 
  • Navy blue or black bike shorts must be worn under all skirts & jumpers.
  • Full length leggings in Navy blue or black only may be worn in winter, no lace or decoration.
  • No capri length leggings at any time.
  • Girl’s tights must be white, navy or black.
  • Dennis Uniform girls white peter pan blouse may be worn under jumper.
  • Uniform skirts/skorts should be no higher than 1” above the knee both in back and in front. Dennis Uniforms will measure and fit your child appropriately.
  • No make-up of any kind.
  • Girls’ hair must be trimmed so that it does not hang in the eyes. Temporary hair dyes are not permitted.

Boys

  • Green or Royal Blue uniform shirt with school logo on front.
  • All boys must have at least one blue uniform shirt for yearbook portraits and special group pictures.
  • Uniform khaki pants or shorts (approved styles only, must be purchased at Annunciation or Educational Outfitters,)
  • Belts-Solid black or brown required.
  • Socks are required: solid color white or black only no logos, stripes, patterns or designs. Socks must cover the ankle.
  • Boys’ hair must be kept cut in traditional boys’ short hair styles--hair must be trimmed around the ears so that hair does not hang over the ears, on the forehead so that it does not hang in the eyes, and in the back to a length short enough so that it does not touch the shirt collar.

General School Dress Information

  • All uniform pieces must fit appropriately. Shirts MUST be tucked and appearance neat.
  • Shoes: Leather Mary Jane shoes or athletic sneakers that fasten only. No shoes with heels or wheels. No boots. No Sandals. No slip-ons.
  • Please make sure shoe fasteners are in working order (laces, buckle, Velcro). No lights, please, as they cause a distraction.
  • Socks are required: solid color white or black only no logos, stripes, patterns or designs. Socks must cover the ankle.
  • Sweatshirts, hoodies and Cardigan sweaters. (ACS or Educational Outfitters.) 
  • Only ACS sweatshirts/hoodies and cardigans may be worn in class. All other outerwear is not permitted in class and will be stored appropriately
  • No long sleeve non-uniform shirts under the school short sleeve polo.
  • Spirit shirts: All students should wear spirit shirts for field trips and special school events. Spirit shirts are sold at Annunciation only.
  • Earrings – Girls only, single piercing in each ear. No hanging earrings for safety reasons.
  • P.E. uniforms are required for 5th grade and up. They are optional in 4th grade. P.E. uniforms are available through the ACS uniform store or Educational Outfitters. They must fit appropriately.
  • On P.E. uniform days, students must change back into regular uniform after P.E. Students are not to wear their P.E. uniform all day.
  • Non-uniform day requirements: Even when dressing out of uniform, students are expected to dress modestly and appropriately for school.The following are not allowed at any time in school:T-shirts with written message or characters, short shorts or cut-offs, spaghetti straps or tank tops, soiled or torn clothing, open-toed shoes, boots or high heels.Length of shorts/skirts must still adhere to uniform policy.
  • Hats recommended for recess and field trips: bucket hat with school logo and baseball cap with school logo can be purchased only through the school uniform store.
  • No tattoos, distracting jewelry, or piercing, other than ear piercings. Any jewelry considered a safety hazard or distraction by an ACS staff member will not be allowed.
  • No fad or distracting hairstyle or hair coloring is permitted.
  • No holes in clothing or frayed edges are permitted.

Please view the student handbook for more information regarding appropriate hairstyles, jewelry, etc. 

Field Trip attire will vary according to the purpose and location of the field trip. The teacher will indicate the attire on the permission slip.

At any time, the administration reserves the right to make determinations regarding the appropriate dress of students. Parents will be notified and are expected to correct improper uniform dress before the student will be allowed back to class.

Thank you to all families for following the Annunciation dress code.