A Reggio Emilia-Inspired Magnet Elementary School   

Uniform and Dress Code


Goodwin University Magnet School Systems uniform is focused on creating a learning environment for all scholars. Riverside Magnet School’s uniforms promote a greater sense of community, school pride and respect among scholars. At Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin University, we choose to create a caring and positive learning community by taking care of ourselves, each other, and the environment. Acceptance of admission to RMS implies agreement to abide by our school’s dress code. 

The RMS logo IS NOT REQUIRED in the elementary grades.

*Dress Down Days:  All scholars can dress down and do not have to be in uniform on any Friday that is a half
day of school. Please be mindful of our dress code expectations during dress down days.

RMS Uniform Information- 

The dress code for RMS requires scholars to wear school approved shirts, pants, and shoes, is mandatory for all students in grades K-5 and optional for pre-k students. 

Polo shirts, sweaters, fleeces, sweatshirts:
● Must be solid royal blue or navy
● Sweaters, sweatshirts, and fleeces must be solid colored in royal blue or navy

● Must be solid colored in khaki

● Clothing must be free from rips or holes.
● Must be worn at the waist
● Shorts and skirts must fall within 6 inches of the scholar’s knee.

Not Allowed:
● Hoods on heads
● Tank tops, tube tops, crop tops
● Jeans, leggings, jeggings, sweatpants, workout/athletic wear, or anything made with athletic or stretch material
● Camouflage or other patterns are not acceptable
● Sleepwear - no pajamas, do-rags, bonnets, hair scarfs, blankets

All shoes must have soles. Slippers, rubber flip-flops, and slides are not allowed. While closed toed shoes are
not a necessary part of the daily dress code, due to the nature of our academic programming scholars
may be required to wear shoes that are closed toed and closed heel for some classes in the science labs
as determined by the teacher. Sneakers are required for Physical Education classes.

Other Important Dress Code Information:

Hats: Scholars may not wear hats, hoods, do-rags, skullcaps, bandanas, bonnets or any other type of head
covering unless it is for religious or medical reasons.
Sunglasses: Scholars may not wear sunglasses in school.
Coats/Jackets: All outerwear that is not part of the uniform must be taken off when scholars enter the

Dress down days will be on special occasions and early dismissal Fridays. Scholars will have the opportunity to wear jeans (without holes/rips),
athletic wear, hoodies, etc. 

Dress Code Item Donation-
Scholars and their families are encouraged to donate clean, gently used dress code items that are no longer wanted to the school. Such donations may be brought to the main office.

**Families in need of uniform assistance should contact Casey Guiheen; Family and Community Outreach & Engagement 
Coordinator Cguiheen@goodwinmagnetsystem.org