Uniform Policy & Order Form

Park East High School is one of many DOE schools that have adopted school uniforms. The school uniform is intended to develop a sense of school pride and make sure that students’ appearance does not cause a distraction or constitute a threat to anyone’s health or safety. Students must be in full uniform  in order to attend classes and must remain in full uniform throughout the day

The uniform consists of:

  • Park East logo polo (short-sleeved), Park East logo crew neck shirt (long-sleeved), Park East T-shirt, or East Harlem Pride T-shirt
  • Park East logo hoodie or quarter-zip fleece
  • Navy blue or khaki dress pants (chinos), shorts, or skirt, or Park East sweatpants
  • Regular shoes, sneakers, or Crocs, in any color and with any design

Keep in mind that:

  • Solid blue, gray, or white hoodies are allowed on top of a visible uniform shirt.
  • Jean jackets and coats are allowed on top of a visible uniform shirt.
  • Undershirts must be solid navy blue or white.
  • Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be at least fingertip length.
  • Pants must fit around the waist – no oversized, sagging pants. No visible underwear.
  • On game days, athletes may wear their Park East athletic attire.

Students may not wear:

  • Jeans, black pants, skintight stretchy pants, leggings, joggers, or non-PE sweatpants
  • Hats/headgear, other than for religious purposes
  • Hoods of their hoodies up over their heads
  • Tank tops, tube tops, spaghetti straps, or other beachwear.
  • Flip-flops or flimsy sandals

Note that the dress code applies during special events; however, students may be allowed to wear other items based on the day’s activities as approved by administration.

Recommended items: 4-5 shirts, 2 hoodies and/or fleeces, 3-5 pairs of pants. Please order uniform items from the Park East High School webstore.