We are Dressing for Success in an Academic Setting!

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary Inclusion School

    Dress Code Policy 

    School Year 2020-2021


    The King Elementary School will continue to have a dress code policy. It will be strictly enforced for school year 2020-2021.

    All students will be required to wear the dress code. 

    **Students are encouraged but NOT required to wear their uniform while they are at home learning virtually. Uniforms are required when students are learning in-person in the school building**



    Grades K-4 Solid colored, White, Light Grey polo/collared shirt - long or short sleeve.

    Grades 5-8 Solid colored White,Hunter Green,Grey polo/collared shirt-long or short sleeve.


    Grades K-4 Black pants, skirts or shorts (knee length, when in season).

    Grades 5-8 Khaki or Black pants, skirts or shorts (knee length, when in season).

    JEANS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR PANTS/SKIRTS.  All pants need to be worn on the waist. Saggy pants and short skirts/shorts are not appropriate and will not be allowed.  


    Closed toed shoes/sneakers. No sandals or flip-flops. 


    *Shirts and pants should contain no embellishment (pictures or words) beyond the M. L. King logo.  Jeans ripped for fashion purposes are not allowed.


    *Outerwear /Jackets and Hoodies may NOT be worn inside the building, unless it’s a King Sweater. 


    Many clothing stores now carry a variety of school uniform items. Some suggested shopping locations include:

    Old Navy, Target, Walmart, Sears, Children’s Place and L&M Bargain Store. 


    T-shirts and sweaters with the King Elementary School logo can be purchased at the following L&M Bargain Store, Inc. locations. Contact or visit L&M Bargain for more details. T-shirts will also be available for purchase at the King K-8 school. Hunter green /grey polo shirts will also be available for purchase at King K-8 school during the Back to school barbecue in August.


    640 American Legion Highway 745 Dudley Street

    Roslindale, MA 02131 Dorchester, MA 02119

    617-971-0012 617-265-1845

    Parents, we thank you in advance for your cooperation in supporting our students to dress for success in the coming school year!


    Grace Coleman-Burns, Principal, King Elementary School  617-635-8212