Skip Navigation LinksUniform-Policy


Home > Family Resources > Uniform Policy

 Kindergarten to Eighth Grade Uniforms

The full Mary Queen of Apostles School Uniform Policy can be found in children in uniform the Parent/Student Handbook. We ask that you please visit Schoolbelles to order online​ and/or view the options for your child. You can also find additional school uniform form information under the forms section within Family Resources.

MQA Sweatshirts & Hoodies
MQA sweatshirts and hoodies may be worn as part of the school uniform. The hoodies are offered at selected times of the year. The sweatshirts are included in the physical education order form.

Physical Education Uniform
The physical education uniform consists of a sweatshirt in red or navy, navy sweatpants, a gray t-shirt, and navy shorts. All pieces are silk screened with our school logo. The uniforms​ are ordered at the beginning of each school year using a form that comes home in the First Day Envelope or by downloading the order form.​ The school stocks a limited number of uniform pieces for those who have growth spurts.​

 Uniform Options

All school uniforms are to be purchased only from Schoolbelles and all physical education uniforms are purchased from F.L. Haus. While other companies make school uniform pieces, they are acceptable only if they match the Schoolbelles design and color.

Options for Boys

  1. Navy or khaki uniform trousers, flat or pleated fronts, from Schoolbelles.
  2. Navy or khaki uniform shorts from Schoolbelles only.
  3. White oxford shirts or red, white, or navy banlon shirts with a collar, or turtlenecks, or the banlon shirts with bottom band that do not need to be tucked into the slacks. Any shirt can be monogrammed with the school logo and turtlenecks may be monogrammed by Schoolbelles with "MQA." These banlon polo shirts are not form fitting.
  4. Navy or red uniform sweaters or vests from Schoolbelles (may be monogrammed by Schoolbelles with logo). All sweaters are to have a banlon or oxford shirt underneath.
  5. Red or navy MQA sweatshirts and/or the MQA monogrammed hoodie from F.L. Haus only with a uniform shirt underneath.
  6. Tennis shoes or tennis type shoes are to be worn with the school uniform. Shoes are to be white, black, brown, gray, navy or tan. They may be a combination of these colors, too. (For example white with black trim and gray accents). Tennis shoes with accents of red are permitted. The shoe itself is not red.
  7. Boots in the same colors may be worn during the winter months.
  8. Physical education uniforms of navy shorts, gray t-shirts, and navy sweatpants for cold days from F.L. Haus only. Tennis shoes must be worn to school for physical education class. These are to follow the same rules as the school tennis shoes.
  9. 20150922_123416.jpgSocks are solid colors of navy, red, white, black or khaki.
Options for Girls
  1. Plaid or navy drop waist uniform jumper with box pleats from Schoolbelles.
  2. Plaid uniform skirt with box pleats or adjustable plaid kilt from Schoolbelles.
  3. Navy or khaki flat front/back uniform skort from Schoolbelles only.
  4. Navy or khaki uniform slacks, flat/low rise or pleated fronts, from Schoolbelles.
  5. Navy or khaki uniform shorts from Schoolbelles.
  6. White blouses/oxford shirts or red, white, or navy banlon shirts with a collar, or turtlenecks (any shirt can be monogrammed with the school logo and turtlenecks may be monogrammed by Schoolbelles with "MQA"). These banlon polo shirts are not form fitting.
  7. Navy or red uniform sweaters or vests from Schoolbelles (may be monogrammed by Schoolbelles with logo). All sweaters are to have a banlon or oxford shirt or a blouse underneath.
  8. Red or navy MQA sweatshirts and/or monogrammed hoodie from F.L. Haus only with a uniform shirt underneath.
  9. Tennis shoes or tennis type shoes are to be worn with the school uniform. Shoes are to be white, black, brown, gray, navy or tan. They may be a combination of these colors, too. (For example white with black trim and gray accents). Tennis shoes with accents of red are permitted. The shoe itself is not red.
  10. Other shoes are to be flat, not having a wedge or a high heel or narrow heel. No sandals or sling backs are allowed.
  11. Boots in the same colors may be worn during the winter months.
  12. Physical education uniforms of navy shorts, gray t-shirts, and navy sweatpants for cold days from F.L. Haus only. Tennis shoes must be worn to school for physical education class. These are to follow the same rules as the school tennis shoes.
  13. Socks and tights are solid colors of navy, red, white, black or khaki.

 General Dress Code Information

​The dress code for students in kindergarten through eighth grade is the school uniform worn properly at all times. Shirts are to be tucked in for both boys and girls. Banded polo shirts are meant to be worn outside the skirt then bloused over the band to give the appearance of a shirt that is tucked in. Belts are to be worn with slacks and shorts to help keep shirts tucked in. Skirts, kilts, jumpers and skorts are to be right above the knee. No other apparel can be worn in place of the school sweaters/vest/sweatshirts/hoodies. Clothing with logos other than the school logo may not be worn.
  • Make up is not permitted. Girls may wear simple earrings. Boys may not wear pierced earrings to school. Other jewelry is not permitted. Tattoos are not allowed. Hair styles are to be conservative, including the length of hair for boys. Boy's hair should not be in the eyes, or over the collar. Other accessories to the uniform are to be minimal and neutral. Other fads, trends, fashion statements, or hair fashions may be disallowed.
  • Tennis shoes or tennis type shoes are to be worn with the school uniform. Shoes are to be solid white, brown, navy or black. They may be a combination of these colors, too. Tennis shoes with accents of red are permitted. The shoe itself is not red. The shoes are to be flat, not having a wedge or a high heel or narrow heel. No sandals or sling backs are allowed. Boots are allowed in winter only.
  • A gym uniform is to be worn to and from school for physical education class. Tennis shoes for physical education class are also worn on gym day. These are to follow the same rules as the school shoes. Students do not call home for gym uniforms but have an alternative assignment for class.
  • Uniform catalogs are available prior to the uniform fitting in May. Uniforms may be ordered at the annual uniform fitting in May, through the Schoolbelle catalog, online, or at the McKnight Road store at the entrance to Ross Park Mall. Physical education uniforms are purchased twice a year from F.L. Haus, in May for first week of school delivery or in February for growth spurts!
  • A uniform exchange is held in the summer. Schoolbelles uniform pieces are accepted for resale. Uniforms can also be donated. Information on the event is sent home during the summer via email.

Visit Schoolbelles online at www.schoolbelles.com to see the MQA line using the school code 1875.