What is the Northlake Elementary Dress Code?


Studies show that students who dress their best, put their best efforts into learning. Below are the
guidelines for Northlake’s dress code. Students are encouraged to take pride in their appearance.
Cleanliness, neatness, and modesty are stressed. Clothing appropriate for school is emphasized, and
students are asked to dress for success.


  • All girls skirts or shorts can be no shorter than three (3) inches above the knee.

  • Navy or khaki bottoms (pants, shorts, skirts [Pre K ‐ 6] or jumpers [Pre K ‐ 2]).

  • Red, navy, light blue or white polo style shirt.

  • White blouses may be worn.

  • Solid navy or white leggings or tights may be worn under a skirt or jumper.

  • Blouses and shirts must be tucked in at all times.

  • Belts are to be worn with shorts or pants that have belt loops.

  • Closed toed shoes must be worn at all times. Boots are not acceptable.


  • Pants and shorts should fit both in length and waist. Baggy pants, or those worn below the natural waist are not appropriate.

  • Navy or khaki bottoms (pants or shorts)

  • Red, navy, light blue or white polo styles shirts.

  • White button down style shirts may be worn.

  • Belts are to be worn with pants or shorts that have belt loops.

  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

  • Closed toed shoes must be worn at all times. Boots are not acceptable.

Boys and Girls:

  • Belts should be solid black, brown or navy blue.

  • Jewelry should be kept to a minimum. No dangling jewelry.

  • Solid color sweaters in red, navy blue or white may be worn.

  • All bottoms must be made of cotton or cotton blend (no denim, corduroy or sweat pants).

  • All students may wear jeans on Fridays along with a Northlake spirit shirt.

All students will be encouraged to wear uniforms.

  • No hats, caps, kerchiefs, headscarves, bandanas, hairnets or sunglasses may be worn in the build‐ing. No flip flops are allowed. Gym shoes, close toed with rubber sole shoes, must fit securely and be appropriate for school activities.

  • No shoes with wheels are allowed.

  • No body piercings except earrings.

  • No muscle shirts or tank tops allowed for boys.

  • No tank tops or shirts with spaghetti straps allowed for girls.

  • Jackets and coats will be removed upon arrival at school each day and will not be worn in the classroom.

  • Students will not bring purses to school.

A student who is not appropriately dressed will be considered in violation of the RISD Code of Conduct.
Parents will be contacted to provide appropriate clothing. Students will receive rewards and recogni‐
tion for wearing uniforms from time to time. Those not wearing uniforms will be ineligible for prizes
on those days.

What time does the school day begin and end?


This year, school will begin at 7:50am and end at 3:00pm. Students arriving prior to 7:40am can be dropped off at the south end of the school through the carpool lane. Students arriving after 7:40am will need to enter through the main entrance of the school. Students arriving after 7:50am, will be considered tardy and will need to check-in through the main office. Students can be picked up at 3:00pm in front of the school. All students participating in xPlore! will be picked up at the south end of the school through the staff parking lot.


Please pick your children up in a timely manner as many teachers need to return to their classrooms.

Where can I find the Northlake Elementary School Lunch Menu?


The Northlake School lunch menu can be found here: NLE Lunch Menu

How do I schedule a tour of Northlake Elementary?


If you are interested in sending your child to Northlake Elementary and would like a guided tour of the school, group tours are scheduled through the main office and are given by our Principal, Mary Kellagher. Please contact the main office by calling
(469) 593-2300. Please ensure you show up on time for your tour.

Tours take place during the school year. There are No Summer Tours.

Contact Us



Tel: 469-593-2300

Email: backnorthlake@gmail.com

10059 Ravensway Drive
Dallas, TX 75238

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