All students are expected to take pride in their appearance and to dress and groom in a manner that will not disrupt the instructional climate at Ogden Preparatory Academy (OPA). This means clothing must be modest, and it must promote a safe environment. It is the responsibility of parents and students to ensure compliance with the dress code. For some visual examples check out the page under Parent Resources: School Uniforms
A choice of pants/capris, shorts, skirts or skorts that are no more than two inches above the knee. Midriff must remain covered. A simple test to be done at home to check shirt length is to have the student raise her hand to see if the midriff is covered. Skirt must be positioned at the waist. A modest form of jumper of the approved colors is also acceptable.
A choice of pants or knee length shorts.
Free Dress Day Standards
On free dress days, students are still expected to dress in a manner that positively impacts the learning environment. Clothing must be modest, tasteful, and it must not compromise safety standards for our students. The following standards include:
Administration Has Discretion
This policy is intended to create a framework to meet the purpose as stated at the beginning of this policy. As styles change, or if questions arise, the school administration, as the Board of Directors’ designee, has the authority to determine if a student’s dress in keeping with this policy.