Uniform Policy

STATEMENT ON UNIFORM ATTIRE
(The uniform is stated in the affirmative. Any garment not specifically stated is considered non uniform.)

COVID-19 Pandemic: All students are required to wear a personal mask. STA will issue each student a face shield as added protection. Face masks may be worn with or without face shields.

  • Personal Mask (must be appropriate) (COVID-19 Pandemic)
    • Plain or print patterns, small lettering that does not distract, cloth mask or medical mask covering the nose and chin-no gaiters

NEW STUDENTS ONLY:
Uniforms Skirt Update
Due to unexpected circumstances, the STA uniform skirt is not expected to arrive prior to the start of school. Until skirts arrive, new students without skirts may wear any of the following options:

  • Black, Knee-Length Shorts
  • Black, Uniform-Length Skirt
  • Black Pants

Formal Uniform (Every student must have a formal uniform.)
Formal Uniform on Monday for Freshman and Sophomores
Formal Uniform on Tuesdays for Juniors and Seniors

  • Personal Mask (must be appropriate) (COVID-19 Pandemic)
    • Plain or print patterns, small lettering that does not distract, cloth mask or medical mask covering the nose and chin-no gaiters
    • Tartan plaid skirt- maximum of 3 inches above the knee bone. Students with shorter skirts will be required to lengthen the skirt or replace it within a designated period of time.
  • White or black monogrammed  polo shirt with collar purchased through STAR Shop.
  • Seniors only-Solid black or red v-neck sweater, sweater vest or cardigan with the STA emblem purchased through the STAR shop
  • Freshman, Sophomores & Juniors only - solid black or red blazer with the STA emblem purchased through the STAR shop
  • Solid black, solid white, solid grey socks
  • Solid black ankle length tights/leggings
  • Shoes: closed-toed and closed heel shoes

Administration reserves the right to send a student home when in violation of the school uniform policy. The absence will be marked unexcused.

In Classroom & Hybrid or Virtual Learning Days Uniform Expectations (includes Formal Uniform items)

  • Personal Mask (must be appropriate) - when on campus  (COVID-19 Pandemic)
    • Personal Mask (must be appropriate) (COVID-19 Pandemic)
      • Plain or print patterns, small lettering that does not distract, cloth mask or medical mask covering the nose and chin-no gaiters
  • Hair dyed must be a natural color.
  • Skirt hemlines are to be 3 inches above the knee bone.
  • Monogrammed black scarf purchased from STAR Shop
  • Only solid white T-shirts may be worn under monogrammed polo shirts
  • Black uniform dress pants must be purchased from the Star Shop
  • Students may wear an official STA sweatshirt/t-shirt on Fridays.
  • Students may purchase and wear a black monogrammed fleece vest from the Star Shop.
  • Students may purchase and wear grey, black, or white three quarter zip STA logo pullover from the STAR shop. 
  • Students may purchase and wear the monogrammed three-quarter zip raincoat from the STAR shop. 
  • Students may purchase and wear a black monogrammed fleece jacket from STAR Shop.
  • Ear piercing jewelry only
  • Students must remove all coats/jackets/sweaters/sweatshirts/scarves that are not defined above upon entering the classroom.
  • Students may not change or destroy the skirt or pants or sweater (i.e., pull threads out, cut, roll up, safety pinned, unzipped, cut sweater to make into a cardigan, etc.) and continue to wear them to school.

Unacceptable Uniform Attire

  • No hats, visors, sunglasses, scarves or distracting accessories are permitted.
  • No capri length pants/tights/leggings
  • No body piercing jewelry such as nose, eyebrow, tongue, lips, etc.
  • No visible tattoos
  • No hoodies
  • Non-STA sweatshirts/collar shirts etc.
  • No face coverings that are deemed inappropriate

Outerwear: (must be removed in classroom)

  • All other coats/jackets or STA Sweatshirts may be worn between classes as needed and in the morning and afternoon advisory but must be removed once seated in the classroom.
  • No Non STA sweatshirts may be worn as coats or jackets. 
  • No blankets may be worn as coats or jackets.

Unacceptable “Out of Uniform Days” Attire

  • Extremely short shorts or skirts
  • Bare backs, shoulders and midriffs, low cut shirts (back and front)
  • Clothing that displays alcohol, drugs, tobacco, obscenities, sex
  • Halters, spaghetti straps, tube tops
  • Flip flop shoes, bedroom slippers, beach shoes, crocs, birkenstocks
  • Flexible, form-fitting pants such as yoga pants, leggings or jeans may be worn with an untucked shirt/blouse which reaches a student’s fingertips when arms are rested at the side. 

Discipline Policy for Out of Uniform Violations:

A student not in uniform will receive a Category III Student Behavior Report (SBR) and consequences. Repeated uniform violations will result in a Category II SBR and consequences in the Ten Level Program.
Administration reserves the right to send a student home when in violation of the school uniform policy. The absence will be marked unexcused.