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The following standard is for all LPS schools, grades K-8, unless a school community has voted on a variation, in which case it is listed below these standards. 


  • White Polo Shirt with or without embroidered Lawrence Public Schools logo  
  • Navy Blue Pants/Slacks (no jeans allowed)  
  • Navy Blue Skirt or Jumper  
  • Navy Blue Shorts or Bermuda Shorts  
  • Navy Blue Crew Neck Sweater or Sweatshirt  
  • Navy Blue Sweatpants or Athletic Shorts for Gym only
  • White or Light Gray T-Shirt for Gym only (not oversized)  
  • White Turtleneck during the winter months, with or without LPS logo 

Arlington Schools (Elementary and Middle)

  • White shirts (with or without a collar)
  • Navy pants, sweatpants, shorts, leggings, skirts (no jeans, but all other fabric is acceptable)
  • School spirit gear (purchased at the school)

Bruce School

  • In addition to the LPS uniform standards, students may also wear black pants and/or a navy blue shirt

Frost Elementary School

  • Navy Blue Pants/Slacks (no jeans)
  • Navy Blue Shorts 
  • Navy Blue Skirt or Jumper
  • Navy Blue Crew Neck Sweater or Sweatshirt
  • Navy Blue Sweatpants 
  • White shirts - polo shirt, button down shirts, turtleneck shirt, t shirt


See Frost Elementary Supply Information Flyer

Frost Middle School

  • Students may wear the following items in any color:
    • Short or long-sleeved shirt (collar and/or no collar)
    • Short or long-sleeved blouse
    • Sweater or sweatshirt (hooded and/or non-hooded)
    • Khaki pants or slacks, leggings, sweatpants, shorts, skirts, dress, knee socks, and/or tights.  


  • The following are NOT permitted as part of in-school dress during the academic day (unless authorized): 
    •    Jeans, pajamas, bandanas, hats (baseball caps, winter stocking hats, etc.)
    •    Outside wear, (ie. light weight jackets, winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, earmuffs, etc.), except if during recess or another outside activity
    •    Cut-off shorts, denim shorts, tank tops (unless covering a short or long-sleeved T-shirt)
    •    Sleeveless shirts or blouses, tankinis, mid-drift or “half” shirts
    •    Sandals, slides, high-heels, slippers, excessively torn items
    •    Clothing or jewelry which displays suggestive slang and/or detrimental to student health and safety (ie. references to alcohol/drugs), or containing inappropriate language
    •    Hoods are not to be worn inside during school hours

Guilmette Middle School 

  • In addition to the LPS standards above, shorts will be allowed during warmer months 

Oliver Elementary School

  • Red or white solid color shirts
  • Gray t-shirts (available for purchase through the school)
  • Navy Blue Pants, shorts, skirts or jumpers (no jeans allowed)   

Oliver Middle School

  • Tops:
    • Oliver Middle polo with the official logo.
      • Any Oliver Middle t-shirt, including gym shirt.  
  • Sweaters 
    • Solid navy-blue colored sweaters/sweatshirts.
    • No hoods are allowed inside the building
    • Sweaters may not have patterns or logos, except for the Oliver Middle logo.
  • Pants/Shorts 
    • Any type of school-appropriate pants.
    • Knee-length skirts or shorts.
    • Students may wear sweatpants or gym shorts.  
    • No ripped jeans are allowed.
  • Shoes, Sneakers, and Boots
    • Any color sneaker or flat. 
    • NO SANDALS or open-toed shoes at any time.  
    • Students may wear boots to school. However, it is preferred that they have sneakers/flats in their backpacks to change into.
    • NO HATS OR BANDANAS may be worn inside the school at any time per LPS policy [Hats may be allowed when indicated for certain dress down days]

Parthum Elementary

  • In addition to LPS uniform standards above, students are allowed to wear Parthum PRIDE gear, but are not required to.
  • In colder weather, logo-free navy blue sweatshirts and/or white turtlenecks are also allowed 

Parthum Middle 

  • White or navy blue polo shirts
  • Blue or Khaki pants/ bermuda shorts/ skirts (skirts and shorts should fall just above knee or longer)
  • Any color Parthum Middle School spirit gear sold at school
  • Blue, white or gray sweaters/sweatshirts (logo-free).


  • Solid black shirts (solid gray or white shirts may also be worn)
  • Khaki (tan) pants 

Spark Academy  

  • Solid Navy Blue Short-Sleeve or Long-Sleeve Shirt
    • Uniforms do not have to have the Spark Academy logo and can have other school appropriate logos that are small enough to cover with student’s arm length.    
  • Sweat Pants in any color
  • Sneakers are the only acceptable footwear and must be worn everyday

Tarbox School

  • In addition to the LPS standards, students may wear their Tarbox t-shirts

Leonard Middle

  • Professional Tan or navy blue khaki pants or knee-length Bermuda shorts (no cargos, joggers, jeans, corduroy, etc.). Must be worn with a belt.
  • Leonard Middle polo shirt, optional Leonard Middle sweatshirt*
  • Shoes must be all black, closed toed, no heels. Logos cannot be larger than a quarter. Boots are allowed, but they must be short or worn underneath pants.
  • Black, brown, white, navy blue, or khaki belt

Physical Education: (Required 1st trimester for 6th graders, 2nd trimester for 7th graders, 3rd trimester for 8th graders)

  • Leonard Middle shorts or sweatpants, any Leonard Middle shirt, black shoes.

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