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Dress Code

Bayou Woods will enforce the St. Tammany Parish School Board uniform policy.  This ensures that students observe basic rules of personal hygiene and dress in a manner that will not disrupt the educational process.  All students are required to wear the Bayou Woods uniform and adhere to the following guidelines:


  • Hunter green or athletic gold collared knit shirt
  • Hunter green, white or khaki turtleneck may be layered under shirt
  • BWE green or athletic gold T-shirt or sweatshirt (from PTA)

No logos or emblems other than BWE

Undershirts may be white, tan, or green                                                                


  • Khaki long pants*                                                           
  • Khaki walking shorts (fingertip length)                  
  • Khaki jumper                                                                    
  • Khaki skort or skirt                         

*Pants must be hemmed above the floor and properly secured at the waist with a belt, if necessary.


Closed shoes (tennis, oxford)                                     

Must have non-marking soles                               


No Logos or emblems other than BWE

Only appropriate closed shoes may be worn during PE instruction                                                  

Not Allowed (School policy-subject to disciplinary action)

  • Shoes or Boots with high heels/pointed toes
  • Beach sandals or backless shoes
  • Labels, logos, advertisements, or brand names on tops or bottoms
  • Jeans or denim material
  • Overalls 
  • Short shorts (Must reach fingertips)
  • Leggings worn as pants (OK under skirt or jumper)
  • Warm-up pants (sweatpants)
  • T-shirts (except BWE T-shirts on designated days)
  • Baggy pants that are several sizes too large
  • Pants worn below the waist
  • Skin showing around the waist area
  • Caps or hats
  • Hoods on campus except outdoors in inclement weather

Jewelry may not be worn during physical education classes.

Proper undergarments are to be worn at all times. 

*HAIR:  Hair must be clean and not unusually colored.  Sculptured hair styles that include pictures, symbols, letters, numbers, etc. will not be permitted. An acceptable well-groomed haircut will be required of all male students.  The length may not fall below the shirt collar.  Afros or teased styles may not exceed three inches in height.  Hair in front must be out of student’s eyes and not impair vision.  Hair must be clean.  Girls must wear their hair in a standard, acceptable style.  Hair in rollers or curlers, excessive teasing, or hair in the face arranged in a manner detrimental to the performance of normal educational activities will be prohibited.  Hair must be clean.

*(School policy-subject to disciplinary action)