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School Uniform & Gym Uniform Policy

The South Loop Elementary School uniform consists of :

  • Bottoms: Solid Navy blue uniform pants, shorts, capris, skirts or dresses to the knee. Leggings and jeans are not permitted. 
  • Tops: Solid white shirts with sleeves.  Sweaters and sweatshirts may be white or navy blue.  The only permitted logo is the South Loop Elementary School logo or motto.

Tank tops, designer names, logos outside of SLES logo, stripes, polka-dots, etc. are not permitted.

  • South Loop School’s spirit wear: To order please click the link  https://southloopshop.com  All orders will be shipped to your home address      
  • Outerwear & Accessories: Outerwear (coats & jackets), tights, socks, shoes and hair accessories are at your discretion.  Shoes should be appropriate for school activities, including recess. Crocs, Flip flops, open toe shoes & skate shoes are not permitted. These items can cause injuries during hallway transitions, recess, gym, and traveling up and down the stairs.

The South Loop Elementary School gym uniform consists of:

  • Bottoms: Solid navy blue. Shorts or jogging pants.
  • Tops: Solid grey. T-shirt or Sweatshirt.
  • Footwear: Gym shoes only.

Tank tops, designer names, logos outside of SLES logo, stripes, polka-dots, etc. are not permitted.

Where can I purchase school and gym uniforms?

  • General uniform items can be found at Lands’ End, Target, Sears, JCPenney, Zemsky’s, or Children’s Place.
    • South Loop Elementary School receives 3% cash back from all uniform purchases at Lands’ End.  Preferred School Number: 900121088
  • Uniform options with the South Loop Elementary School logo or motto can be purchased from our school’s new spirit shop at southloopshop.com or gently used options at our Resale Shop, opened periodically throughout the year.

Are there exceptions to the South Loop School uniform policy? 

There are several opportunities throughout the year, such as:

  • Spirit Wear Days:  Each Monday, students may follow the uniform policy or wear any South Loop Elementary School “Pride Wear” shirt.  
  • Anti-Bullying Day: Each Wednesday, students are encouraged to wear a solid purple shirt and jeans to take a stand against bullying.
  • Spirit wear can be purchased at http://southloopshop.com  
  • Out of Uniform Days: Beginning on September 9, 2022 and every Friday and concluding on February 24, 2023, students may donate $2 for an out of uniform day.  Proceeds benefit the SLES 8th graders’ annual field trip and 8th grade activities. 

Use the link below to pay weekly, monthly or the entire balance of $36.00.


  • Sport Team Days:  The school celebrates Chicago sports teams throughout the school year. Students may wear the colors, shirts, or jerseys of our sports teams. These dates will be announced via SLES calendar on the school’s website (southloopschool.org) and email blasts.
  • Picture Day:  Students may dress down on picture days. No school uniform.

South Loop Elementary After-Care Program 2022-23

Where can I register my child for Extended Day ( after-care)?

Right At School General Website


After School Registration Links

Pre-K Registration


Primary K-3rd Registration 


Middle School 4th-8th Registration