Dress Code

  • Our School Dress Code

    Pembroke Lakes Elementary is a uniform school.

    Students are to adhere to the dress code as stated in the Code of Student Conduct Handbook. For dress code information please read below.

    UNIFORMS INCLUDE:

    IDs:                                                                                                                                            

    Students must wear their IDs at all times on campus.  The school will provide students with a lanyard.  If the lanyard is lost, parents are responsible to replace it.  PTA will have Pembroke Lakes logo printed lanyards for sale throughout the year for $3.                       

    SHIRTS:
    Solid color “Polo Style” Shirt (short or long sleeve)                                                          

    Embroidered Shirts will be available as an option for purchase at PLE through our PTA for $11
    Colors: White, Royal Blue, Baby Blue, Navy, and Gray.

    PANTS:
    Long or short pants  (no jeans)
    Colors: Navy Blue or Khaki

    SHORTS:
    Knee length  (no jeans or basketball style shorts)
    Colors: Navy Blue or Khaki

    SKIRTS, SKORTS OR CULOTTES:
    Knee length, pleated or unpleated. tennis skirts with shorts attached
    Colors: Navy Blue or Khaki

    JUMPERS / OVERALLS:
    Knee length or long pants.
    Colors: Navy Blue or khaki

    SHOES:
    As per the Broward County School Board Dress Code Policy.

     

    Items may be purchased at any locations that sell standard uniforms.

     

    In addition, all students are required to adhere to the dress code requirements as stated in the Broward County School Code of Conduct at all times.

    Exemptions to the Mandatory Unified Dress Code Program:
    An exemption from a mandatory unified dress code program may be granted within the first 10 school days of a student's initial attendance when the uniform violates a sincerely held religious belief, freedom of expression rights, or other reason so designated by the parent or guardian. Exemptions may also be given for uniforms associated with scouting, etc. on designated meeting days and for special clothing worn for a school activity.

    Parents/guardians may request an exemption for their students from the current school year.
    An application for exemption must be completed in full and submitted to the school principal within the first ten (10) school days of a student's initial attendance. The school principal or a designated administrator may communicate with the parents to discuss the uniform policy and the nature of the request for exemption. The purpose of the communication shall include ensuring parents/guardians understand the uniform policy and its intent or verifying the accuracy of the information on the form. The principal's response in this regard shall be transmitted to the parents/guardians via the Application for Exemption form within ten (10) school days of submission. Exemptions will be granted when the aforementioned procedures are followed.
     
    RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Violations of the uniform program shall be subject to the same consequences as violations of the dress code section of the Code of Student Conduct.

    Per School Board Policy 5309, parents may request an exemption from participation in the mandatory Unified Dress Program within the first 10 days of school only.

    For Exemption Form, click here.

    School Uniform Form, click here.

     

    All children should start wearing their school uniform on the very first day of school this August.  Please contact the school if you have any questions or concerns.

     

    For further clarification, see the District’s Discipline Matrix that assigns specific consequences and is part of the school’s discipline plan. The Discipline Matrix is available to parents upon request. You may view the complete uniform policy and all School Board policies on the Web at http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies.

    *Indecent, suggestive, and revealing refer to exposure of private body parts and/or pictures or words with a sexual connotation.