Uniform Expectations

Students come to school in uniform every day, unless otherwise communicated in writing by CCSA administrators or staff.

Kindergarten ‑ 8th Grade

Bottom

Students wear black uniform trousers, or knee‐length shorts and skirts. Gray is not permitted. Denim, leggings, and sweatpants are not permitted.

Top

Permitted shirts are collared golf (polo‐style) or button‐down, short‐ or long‐sleeved. The color must be solid gray, red, or white. Black shirts are not permitted.

Sweaters

The CCSA logo cardigan is the only permissible outerwear for students to wear in the school building should they feel chilly. It is optional but strongly recommended.

Shoes

Shoes and sneakers must be solid black, gray, red, or white, or a combination of those colors. No other colors are permitted.

Socks/Tights

Socks and tights must be solid black, gray, red or white. No combinations or patterns of any kind are permitted.

Logos<1″

Non‐CCSA logos on uniform items must not be larger than one inch in size. Brand names, or words and lettering of any kind are not permitted.

Portrait of a boy smiling
Portrait of a girl in uniform
Girl smiling outside in uniform
Girl focused in the classroom with a computer on her desk

High School Uniform: 9th ‑ 11th Grades

Trousers/Skirt

Black uniform trousers may be worn by all students. Young women may choose to wear the custom plaid skirt.

Top

All students wear a white Oxford shirt, short‐ or long‐sleeved, any brand.

Logo Sweater

The CCSA logo cardigan is the only permissible outerwear for students to wear in the school building should they feel chilly. It is optional but strongly recommended.

Shoes

Shoes and sneakers must be solid black, gray, red, or white, or a combination of those colors. No other colors are permitted.

Ties

Young men wear the custom striped tie. Young women wear a solid red criss‐cross tie.

Accessories and Athletic Dress (All Grade Levels)

Gym Wear (optional)

Students may choose whether to wear a gym uniform with the CCSA logo.

Accessories and Jewelry

Any personal accessories must be modest. No headscarves or hats may be worn in the building. Earrings are permitted. Nose rings are not.

Chester Charter School for the Arts

1500 Highland Avenue, Chester PA 19013

The Chester Fund for Education and the Arts supports the Chester Charter School for the Arts.

Our vision is not only to provide opportunities to the children who attend our school but also to enrich public education within Chester through shared knowledge, ideas, and resources for the benefit of all Chester's children.

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