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Student Life

Dress Code

Updated 9/2011
At Peddie, the dress code reflects our belief that personal appearance affects manners, morale, attitude, and general conduct in any community.We aim to
educate our students about standards of dress and appearance that are conducive to and supportive of successful performance and that reflect the appropriate tone for various aspects of school life. Students’ dress will engender self-respect and respect for the school.

Modesty
• All clothing worn by students at any time is designed and fitted to cover midriffs, shoulders, cleavage, and under garments.
• Length of dresses, skirts, and shorts must be equal to or greater than mid-thigh.
• All clothing should be neat, clean, and in good repair.

To comply with dress code during the academic day, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., a
male Peddie student may wear:
• corduroys, khakis, or dress pants with fastening buttons and/or zippers
• sneakers, loafers, dress shoes, dress sandals, or boots

To comply with dress code during the academic day, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., a
female Peddie student may wear:
• blouses, knit top, turtlenecks, collared shirts, sweaters, Peddie sweat shirts
• skirts, dresses
• corduroys, khakis, or dress pants with fastening buttons and/or zippers
• sneakers, dress shoes, loafers, sandals, or boots

To comply with dress code during Family Style Dinner, Convocation,
Graduation, and other designated community events, Peddie boys must wear a:
• sport coat or blazer, collared shirt, a tie, pants (khakis, corduroys, or slacks), and dress shoes

To comply with dress code during Family Style Dinner, Convocation,
Graduation, and other designated community events, Peddie girls must wear:
• a dress, or skirt and top, or dress pants and top, and dress shoes

To comply with dress code during dinner, Saturday lunch, and Sunday brunch,
all Peddie students must:
• dress in such a way to keep shoulders covered
• wear shoes
• pajamas are not permitted

Special Permissions
• special permission, granted by the Athletics Office, will be given for athletes to wear
uniforms during the academic day, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
• alternative dress days as designated by the Dean’s Office, for example, during BlairWeek
• shorts, sandals, flip flops, and shower shoes may be worn from the opening of school until
fall term long weekend and after spring break; shorts must have a button and zipper
• denim can be worn onWednesdays, unless otherwise directed
collared shirts, turtlenecks, sweaters, Peddie sweat shirts

201 South Main Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520-3349
Phone Number: 609-944-7500
Fax Number: 609-944-7901