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Uniform Requirements

AYA Uniforms may be purchased at the following sites:

French Toast

East Essence (Items with school logo are final sale and cannot be returned)

 

Please note that the uniform policy has been updated for 2018-2019!  

Click this link to view the complete, updated AYA-Uniform & Dress Code

AYA - Uniform & Dress Code

General Expectations

Half of our deen is to be clean. Every student is expected to be neat and clean. Students must wear the AYA uniform at all times, as long as they are on school campus. This policy includes Elementary students. Please contact the school if you have any questions about the uniforms.

AYA Dress Code at all AYA and AYA-Sponsored Events at or away from AYA Campus: AYA students must abide by all AYA policies, including AYA dress code, at all AYA and AYA-sponsored events, whether on or off campus. This includes while attending Dual-Enrollment courses and school field trips. Students who are not willing to follow said policies- including dress code, will not be allowed to participate.

AYA Uniforms may be purchased at the following sites:

http://www.eastessence.com/islamic-clothing/American-Youth-Academy-Florida/

www.frenchtoast.com | School Code:            QS5NBHT

  1. Go to www.frenchtoast.com
  2. Enter the school code: QS5NBHT
  3. Then Click on American Youth Academy
  4. Click on the Grade level, Boys or Girls that matches your child’s grade level and gender
  5. Click on the item of clothing [shirts, pants, jumpers, etc.]
  6. Shipping is FREE
  7. Make sure to order your uniforms by July 25th, in order to get them in time.
  8. If purchasing from any other site or store, they MUST be uniform products.

 

All Students:

Shoes:                                    Black only, solid colored: uniform or dress style, to be worn with regular uniform. NO Designs/Patterns (Logos, flowers, Butterflies, Stars, etc.)

Socks:                                    Any color, solid or mixed.  NO Designs/Patterns (Flowers, Butterflies, Stars, etc.)

Sweatshirts:                                   Plain black, grey, or navy blue only. Please purchase from the office.  No logos, pictures/images or sayings are allowed.

Coats & Jackets:                           No logos, pictures/images or sayings are allowed on clothing.

PE Shirts:                             All Elementary boys and girls, & Secondary boys’ uniform must be purchased from AYA;                                                                 

                                              Secondary girls must purchase from East Essence (AYA Logo is required)

PE Pants:                             Navy Blue or Black (boys shorts must be below the knee; NO tights or joggers)

PE Shoes:                            Sneakers; Any color, during PE only

Fingernails:                         Must be cut and clean at all times.

Boys’ Haircuts:                   Must be neat.  Hair must be cut above the brows, above the ears and collars.

**Non-compliance will be considered a uniform violation.

 

The following are NOT allowed at any time for any of the grade levels, even on Picture Days:

    • Open-Toed &/or Open-Back Shoes; Flashy/Shiny/Sequined shoes; High Heel Shoes; Jeans; above the knee Shorts; Stretch Pants; Leggings; Tights & Make-Up (including kohl, clear nail polish, lip gloss, etc.)
    • Jewelry must be kept at a minimum. 

K2 – K4

Boys Regular Uniform:                    White Polo Shirt (no logo)

                                                             Navy Blue Pants or Shorts

Girls regular Uniform:                     Navy Blue Jumper with White Polo Shirt OR One-Piece Navy Blue Polo Dress

       Navy Blue Uniform Pants under Jumper/Dress

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KG - 5th Grade Boys

Boys Regular Uniform:                   White Polo Uniform Shirt (no logo)

                                                           Navy Blue Uniform Pants                

PE Uniform:                                     AYA t-shirt (purchased from the office), navy blue or black sweatpants

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KG-5th Grade Girls

Girls Regular Uniform:                   White Polo or Dress Shirt (Gr. 5 must wear long sleeves); Navy Blue Abaya is optional for Gr. 5 Navy Blue Jumper

      Navy Blue Pants

     Hijab for Prayer: Gr. 2 to 4 (any color), Gr 5. (White only)

PE Uniform:                                   AYA t-shirt (purchased from the office), navy blue or black sweatpants (Gr. 5 girls must wear long sleeves)

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Grade 6- 8 Boys

Boys Regular Uniform:                    Navy Blue Uniform or Dress Pants (Classic or straight leg) NO SKINNY PANTS OR JOGGERS

       Light Blue Polo Uniform Shirt (no logo)

PE Uniform:                                        AYA t-shirt (purchased from the office), navy blue or black sweatpants, or shorts must be worn below the knee; no joggers

Boys Friday Uniform:                      Collared shirts with dress pants. Islamic attire (thobe, dishdash, etc.) is encouraged. No jeans allowed.                                                                                                                               There is no color restriction on pants or shirts. No logos, pictures/images or sayings are allowed on clothing.

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Grade 6 - 8 Girls

Girls Regular Uniform:                   Navy Blue Uniform abaya from http://www.eastessence.com/islamic-clothing/American-Youth-Academy-Florida/ 

      Light Blue Plain Hijab (East Essence reference: SKUHJEE4024 or HJEE259) *Two piece Amira hijab is strongly recommended.

     Navy Blue or Black Yoga Pants under Abaya (NO tights OR leggings)

     Navy Blue or Black T-Shirt to Cover Neck-Line (as needed)

Girls PE Uniform:                          PE Shirt with LOGO purchased from East Essence), navy blue or black sweat pants, no tights, jeans or joggers, and hijab

Girls Friday Uniform:                   Abaya’s with hijab. There is no color restriction on pants, shirts, abayas, or hijabs. Abaya’s should not be flashy. 

   No logos, pictures/images or sayings are allowed on clothing.

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Grade 9-11 Boys

Boys Regular Uniform:                    Navy Blue or Tan Uniform or Dress Pants (Classic or straight leg) NO SKINNY PANTS OR JOGGERS

        White or Black Polo Uniform Shirt (no logo)

PE Uniform:                                        AYA t-shirt (purchased from the office), navy blue or black sweatpants, or shorts must be worn below the knee; no joggers

Boys Friday Uniform:                       Collared shirts with dress pants. Islamic attire (thobe, dishdash, etc.) is encouraged. No jeans allowed.

        There is no color restriction on pants or shirts. No logos, pictures/images or sayings are allowed on clothing.

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Grade 9-11 Girls

Girls Regular Uniform:                   Maroon, Gray or Black uniform abaya purchased from  http://www.eastessence.com/islamic-clothing/American-Youth-Academy-Florida/

      White, Black or Gray Plain Hijab *Two piece Amira hijab is strongly recommended.

      Navy Blue or Black Yoga Pants under Abaya (NO tights OR leggings)

      Navy Blue or Black T-Shirt to Cover Neck-Line (as needed)

Girls PE Uniform:                           PE Shirt with LOGO purchased from East Essence, navy blue or black sweatpants sweat pants, and hijab. **

**No tights, jeans or joggers are allowed.

Girls Friday Uniform:                    Abaya’s with hijab. There is no color restriction on pants, shirts, abayas, or hijabs. Abaya’s should not be flashy.

No logos, pictures/images or sayings are allowed on clothing.

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Gr. 12 Seniors’ Uniform:             Same as Friday uniform, but everyday

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IB Students:                                  Same as Friday uniform, but everyday ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  • Additional Notes & Clarifications
    • All elementary and secondary boys’ PE uniforms must be purchased from the school. Students in Gr. 6-12 will be allowed to wear their PE uniforms ONLY during PE classes and will need to change into and out of them before and after class respectively.
    • Students are also asked to bring personal deodorant (no spray) and a small towel with them to PE in order to dry up after class, so as to reduce the excessive use and waste of paper towels.
  • AYA reserves the right to require students to purchase new uniforms if the uniforms they have are not in good condition. Any student who is not in proper uniform will be given the appropriate item by the office, and parents will be charged accordingly.  
  • Please note that ALL 6th-12th Grade girl’s uniform abaya’s must be purchased from East Essence. Parents will be contacted to bring proper uniform to school, if needed.
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