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Dress Code

*Updated 6/2017

This Dress Code is the expected standard for all students and parents at all functions associated with Olivet Private School.  Olivet Private School is a Christian school, operated according to Scriptural standards.  It is expected that students and parents will exercise discretion and modesty regarding the selection of clothing.  Clothing which draws inappropriate attention will not be allowed. 

Applicable to All Olivet Functions:

This standard is for males and females, students and parents.

  • No halter tops or spaghetti straps
  • No strapless garments - two straps are required, one over each shoulder
  • No bare midriffs, front or back
  • No top that shows cleavage
  • Appropriate undergarments must be worn
  • No undergarments should be showing
  • Skirts and dresses are to be no shorter than 4 inches above the knee when standing
  • Shorts and skorts are to be no shorter than fingertip length when standing
  • Tights, leggings, and yoga pants must be accompanied by an appropriate length top
  • Swimsuits are to be one piece for females and no brief styles for males

 Scriptures in regard to principles of dress code:

Do you not know that you are a temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?  If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are.” 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provisions for the flesh in regard to its lust.” Romans 13:14 

Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ as though God were entreating through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ be reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20 

Let every person be in submission to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.” Romans 13:1 

“All scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16