Dress Code

PBDA is a school steeped in long-standing traditions, including our uniform policy. Unless permission is otherwise granted, students arrive and depart from school in full school uniform.

Please note: Only uniform items purchased at the PB Boys and Girls Club and Aristokids, or online from the special PBDA Uniform Site of Lands’ End, are permitted.


Uniforms Policy

Girls: Pre-Primary and Primary
Monday – Thursday

  • PBDA preschool jumper in yellow with navy trim or blue with navy trim
  • Blue PBDA shorts – pull on**
  • White peter-pan collar blouse**, or knit top with peter pan collar or white PBDA monogram tee shirt to be worn under jumper or with shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers or leather shoes brown or black (no sandals) (please avoid sneakers that light up or include neon colors)

Dress Uniform – Fridays and special occasions

  • PBDA preschool jumper in yellow with navy trim**
  • White Peter-pan collar blouse**
  • White ankle socks
  • Leather shoes brown or black (no sandals)
  • Navy cardigan with PBDA logo (cold weather)

Cold weather options: 55 degrees or colder

  • Navy sweatshirt and sweatpants with school seal
  • Navy v-neck sweater with PBDA logo
  • Navy cardigan with PBDA logo
  • Navy microfleece half-zip jacket with PBDA logo
  • Navy or white tights, white turtleneck

Field Day

  • Yellow/Flamingo or Navy/Pelican tee shirt** (new students will be assigned to a team after school starts)
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers

** These uniform pieces can be purchased ONLY at PB Boys Club / Aristokids, all other pieces found a www.landsend.com

Boys: Pre-Primary and Primary
Monday – Friday

  • Khaki shorts or pants – pull on or belted
  • Khaki or navy canvas, brown leather, or PBDA logo belt
  • White cotton polo shirt with school seal (tucked in)
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers or leather shoes brown or black (no sandals) (Please avoid sneakers that light up or include neon colors.)
  • Leather shoes required for Dress Uniform – Fridays and Special Occasions
  • Navy crewneck sweater with PBDA logo (cold weather Dress Uniform)

Cold weather options: 55 degrees or colder

  • Navy sweatshirt and sweatpants with school seal
  • Navy crewneck sweater with PBDA logo
  • Navy microfleece half-zip jacket with PBDA logo

Primary Field Day

  • Yellow/Flamingo or Navy/Pelican tee shirt **(new students will be assigned to a team after school starts)
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers

** These uniform pieces can be purchased ONLY at PB Boys Club / Aristokids, all other pieces found a www.landsend.com

Girls: Kindergarten
Monday – Thursday

  • Yellow jumper/Navy belt, Pink jumper/Burgundy belt,
  • Green jumper/Green belt, or Blue jumper/Red belt **(No more than 2″ above knee) – Belts are optional
  • White Peter Pan collar blouse** or knit top with Peter Pan collar
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers or leather shoes brown or black (no sandals) (Please avoid sneakers that light up or include neon colors.)
  • Navy gym shorts to be worn under uniform for P.E.* (shorts should not be visible under jumper)

*Please note: Kindergarten students do not change their clothes for P.E.; navy gym shorts are worn under their uniforms.

Dress Uniform – Fridays and special occasions

  • Yellow jumper/Navy belt – Belt optional**
  • White Peter Pan collar blouse
  • White ankle socks -worn daily
  • Leather dress shoes black or brown (no sandals)
  • Navy gym shorts to be worn under uniform for P.E. (shorts should not be visible under jumper)
  • Navy cardigan with PBDA logo (cold weather)

Cold weather options: 55 degrees or colder

  • White long sleeved button down shirt or white turtleneck
  • Navy cardigan with PBDA logo
  • Navy v-neck sweater with PBDA logo
  • Navy microfleece half-zip jacket with PBDA logo
  • Navy or white tights

Primary Field Day

  • Yellow/Flamingo or Navy/Pelican tee shirt** (new students will be assigned to teams after school starts)
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers

** These uniform pieces can be purchased ONLY at PB Boys Club / Aristokids, all other pieces found a www.landsend.com

Boys: Kindergarten
Monday – Friday

  • Khaki shorts or pants
  • Khaki or navy canvas, brown leather, or PBDA logo belt
  • White cotton polo shirt with school seal (tucked in)
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers or leather shoes brown or black (no sandals) (Please avoid sneakers that light up or include neon colors.)
  • Leather shoes required for Dress Uniform – Fridays and Special Occasions
  • Navy crewneck sweater with PBDA logo (cold weather Dress Uniform)

Cold weather options: 55 degrees or colder

  • Long sleeve white cotton polo shirt with school seal (tucked in)
  • Navy crewneck sweater with PBDA logo
  • Navy microfleece half-zip jacket with PBDA logo

Field Day

  • Yellow/Flamingo or Navy/Pelican tee shirt** (new students will be assigned to a team after school starts)
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers

** These uniform pieces can be purchased ONLY at PB Boys Club / Aristokids, all other pieces found a www.landsend.com

Girls: Grades 1 – 3
Monday – Thursday

  • Yellow jumper/navy belt, pink jumper/burgundy belt, green jumper/green belt, or blue jumper/red belt (No more than 2″ above knee) – Belts** are optional
  • White Peter Pan collar blouse** or knit top with Peter Pan collar
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers or leather shoes brown or black (no sandals) (Please avoid sneakers that light up or include neon colors.)
  • Navy gym shorts to be worn under uniform for P.E.* (shorts should not be visible under jumper)

*Please note: Girls in grades 1-3 change their shoes for P.E.; predominantly white sneakers are required, and navy gym shorts are worn under their uniforms.

Dress Uniform – Fridays and special occasions

  • Yellow jumper/Navy belt – Belt** optional
  • White Peter Pan collar blouse**
  • White ankle socks -worn daily
  • Leather dress shoes black or brown (no sandals)
  • Navy gym shorts to be worn under uniform for P.E. (shorts should not be visible under jumper)
  • Navy cardigan with PBDA logo (cold weather)

Cold weather options: 55 degrees or colder

  • White long sleeved button down shirt or white turtleneck
  • Navy cardigan with PBDA logo
  • Navy v-neck sweater with PBDA logo
  • Navy microfleece half-zip jacket with PBDA logo
  • Navy or white tights

Field Day

  • Flamingo/Yellow or Pelican/Navy tee shirt** (new students assigned to teams after school starts)
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers

** These uniform pieces can be purchased ONLY at PB Boys Club / Aristokids, all other pieces found a www.landsend.com

Boys: Grades 1 – 3
Monday – Friday

  • Khaki shorts or pants
  • White cotton polo shirt (tucked in) with school seal
  • Khaki or navy canvas, brown leather or PBDA logo belt
  • White ankle socks with shorts; navy, black, brown or white socks with pants
  • Predominantly white sneakers or leather shoes brown or black (no sandals) (Please avoid sneakers that light up or include neon colors.)

Dress Uniform: Fridays and special occasions

  • Khaki shorts or pants
  • Navy blazer with PBDA seal
  • Navy/Gold PBDA tie; clip-on or regular tie
  • Oxford blue or white button down shirt; short or long-sleeved (tucked in)
  • Khaki or navy canvas, brown leather or PBDA logo belt
  • White ankle socks with shorts; navy, black, brown or white socks with pants
  • Leather dress shoes black or brown (no sandals)

P.E. Uniform (optional)

  • Gray tee shirt with PBDA athletic logo; short or long sleeved
  • Navy mesh sport shorts

Cold weather options: 55 degrees or colder

  • Long sleeve white cotton polo shirt with school seal
  • Navy crewneck sweater with PBDA logo
  • Navy microfleece half-zip jacket with PBDA logo

Field Day

  • Flamingo/Yellow or Pelican/Navy tee shirt (new students will be assigned to a team after school starts)
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Predominantly white sneakers

** These uniform pieces can be purchased ONLY at PB Boys Club / Aristokids, all other pieces found a www.landsend.com

Grades 4-8

Student should arrive at the start of the school day properly dressed and groomed. Dress and grooming must reflect neatness, moderation and appropriateness for school. The dress code is in effect from the time students arrive on campus until they leave campus. The Dean of Students and Head of Upper School reserves the right to determine whether a student is dressed or groomed appropriately. Students who are not appropriately dressed may be sent home, issued a detention, and/or withheld from classes until their parents have brought them appropriate attire. Extremes in fashion, hairstyle, or hair color are unacceptable.

Clothing items you will need to purchase for your child

All uniform items below may be purchased from either PB Boys/Girls Club or online from Lands’ End’s website, landsend.com:

  • PBDA white polo
  • Khaki kilt or long chino khaki skort (Lands’ End) – no shorter than 3″ above knee
  • Khaki pleated skirt (PB Girls Club) – no shorter than 3″ above the knee
  • Khaki slacks
  • PBDA belt (only available at PB Boys Club)
  • PBDA tie or bow tie
  • PBDA sweaters, PBDA sweater vest, PBDA micro-fleece half-zip pullover
  • PBDA patch for navy blazer
  • Collared, button-down, long or short-sleeve shirts must be free of name brand logos. All collared, button-down long or short-sleeved shirts will have PBDA embroidered on the left side (where a typical pocket would be)

Male Students (Monday–Thursday)

  • White PBDA cotton polo shirt, tucked in
  • White, light blue, pink or light yellow collared, button-down long or short- sleeve shirts, tucked in, shirts will have PBDA embroidered on the left side where a typical pocket would be. No other logos are permitted.
  • Khaki dress pants with school belt
  • Solid white, navy, black or brown socks or no-show socks
  • Black, brown, tan or navy, flat closed leather dress shoes

Male Dress Uniform (Fridays and Special Occasions)

  • Collared, button-down, long or short sleeve light blue shirt. All collared, button-down long or short-sleeved shirts will have PBDA embroidered on the left side (where a typical pocket would be). No other logos are permitted.
  • Khaki dress pants and school belt
  • PBDA tie or bowtie; clip on or regular size ties 48″ – 54″
  • School blazer with school crest
  • Black, brown, navy or tan flat closed leather dress shoes
  • Solid white, navy, black or brown ankle socks or no-show socks

Female Students (Monday–Thursday)

  • White PBDA cotton polo shirt, tucked in
  • White, light blue, pink or light yellow collared, button-down long or short- sleeve shirts, tucked in. Shirts will have PBDA embroidered on the left side (where a typical pocket would be). No other logos are permitted.
  • Khaki kilt or long chino khaki skort or khaki pleated skirt
  • Solid white, navy, black, or brown socks or no-show socks
  • Black, brown, navy or tan flat closed leather dress shoes

Female Dress Uniform (Fridays and Special Occasions)

  • Collared, button-down, long or short sleeve yellow shirt (PBDA embroidered on the left side where a typical pocket would be). No other logos are permitted.
  • Khaki kilt or long chino khaki skort or khaki pleated skirt
  • School blazer with crest or School V-neck vest with PBDA embroidered on the left side
  • Solid white, navy, black, or brown socks or no-show socks
  • Black, brown, navy or tan flat closed leather dress shoes

Winter Dress (December – February)

The only change for winter dress is that the students will only be allowed to wear white, light blue, yellow or pink long or short-sleeve shirts with PBDA embroidered on the left side where a pocket would be.

Girls may wear solid footed white or navy tights instead of socks. Leggings are not permitted.

Sports Uniform

  • Gray PBDA t-shirt with school seal; short or long sleeve
  • Navy mesh sport shorts
  • White or black athletic socks
  • Sneakers or cleats as required
  • PBDA sweatshirt and pants for cold weather

Field Day

  • Yellow (Flamingo) or Navy (Pelican) T-shirt must be purchased from the PB Boys/Girls Club
  • White gym shorts
  • White ankle socks
  • Sneakers or cleats as required

Evening Functions

The dress for students at evening functions at school, such as plays and musical performances, will be polo or button-down shirts, dresses, skirts, dress pants and footwear. Beach wear, including flip flops, is not acceptable for such functions.

Freshmen (9th Grade)

Student should arrive at the start of the school day properly dressed and groomed. Dress and grooming must reflect neatness, moderation and appropriateness for school. The dress code is in effect from the time students arrive on campus until they leave campus. The Head of Upper School reserves the right to determine whether a student is dressed or groomed appropriately. Students who are not appropriately dressed may be sent home, issued a detention, and/or withheld from classes until their parents have brought them appropriate attire. Extremes in fashion, hairstyle, or hair color are unacceptable.

The students in grade 9 will work with their advisors to decide upon their dress code for the school year. All students in Grade 9 will wear Dress Uniform on Fridays.