At Valdez, we believe wearing a school uniform teaches students to dress appropriately and take pride in their appearance, which can positively impact their self-respect and self-esteem. Our dress code promotes a more serious school atmosphere that emphasizes academics and supports good behavior.
Dress codes have been proven to increase student achievement by encouraging kids to concentrate more on their studies and less on their wardrobe.
Perhaps most importantly, a uniform means students don’t have to worry about peer pressure when it comes to their clothes – when everyone is dressed the same, worrying about what you look like isn’t so important. By taking the emphasis off clothing, families can also save money by not having to worry about keeping up with expensive trends and fashions.
Valdez requires the following uniform for ALL students: