MCA takes a stand for modesty as taught in the Word of God. It is vital that proper dress code and grooming be upheld. The school requires uniforms to achieve neatness, consistency, and modesty. Administration reserves the right to disapprove of any trends in hairstyles, makeup, or any attire that is deemed inappropriate.
Girls hair is to be conservative in style and consistent with a traditionally feminine appearance. No unnaturally dyed hair colors will be permitted.
Boys hair must maintain a traditionally masculine appearance. Hair must be cut in such a way that it does not touch the eyebrows, ears, or collar. Sideburns should be no longer than the earlobe. Hairstyles with lines or designs cut into the hair are not acceptable. Boys are not permitted to have dyed, bleached, or highlighted hair. Beards and moustaches are not permitted.
School uniforms for kindergarten through twelfth grade must be purchased from Schoolbelles* (in store or online) or FrenchToast.com.
Preschool students are not required to wear school uniforms. Preschool students may wear comfortable play clothes that are appropriate for weather conditions, allow for ease in using the restroom, and do not disrupt the learning environment. Students may not wear tops that expose a bare midriff. All preschool students are required to be daytime potty trained. No diapers or pull-ups will be permitted at any time. A seasonally appropriate change of clothing placed inside a resealable plastic bag must be kept in the student’s backpack throughout the school year.
All students must wear clothing that is specific to the child’s gender (at birth).
Modest and appropriate attire is expected when attending extracurricular activities. Attire that reflects worldly themes or inappropriate images or verbiage may never be worn.
Homecoming is a formal event for those in the court and requires a specific dress. Students not involved in the Homecoming court will abide by the extracurricular activities dress code outlined in the handbook. Persons who fail to meet the following dress code may be asked to leave.