KIPP WAYS Campus Uniform Guidelines

Scholar Uniform Guidelines


It is the mission of KIPP West Atlanta Young Scholars {WAYS) Campus to prepare scholars for a journey to and through college and to live a life of choice and empowerment. We will instill in each scholar a commitment to display unity, self-determination, and the desire to engage in collective work that uplifts themselves and their community.

The uniform will consist of the following:

  • Tops- Scholars may choose one of the options listed below:
    • Assigned grade level polo
    • Assigned grade level t-shirt
    • Any earned or purchased KIPP WAYS Academy t-shirt
    • Any KIPP Metro Atlanta Sports t-shirts
  • Bottoms- Scholars are required to wear navy bottoms daily. Scholars may choose one of the options listed below:
    • Pants
    • Shorts
    • Skirts
    • Skorts
  • Baggy, sagging bottoms, and sweatpants/joggers pants are not permitted. - Shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers may not be more than 1 inch above the - KIPP WAYS outerwear (cardigan, sweater, jacket) may be worn in the building during the school day. Personal outerwear items may not be worn.


  • All shoes must be
  • No "flip-flops", "slides", sandals, crocs or
  • Any shoes with a heel taller than an inch are not allowed.


Scholars may not wear the following:

  • Tight/Spandex type clothing (this includes "jeggings")
  • Any headwear such as bandanas, hats, scarves, caps, (with the exception of religious purposes and Motherland Monday)
  • Gang related attire
  • Makeup with excessive coloring
  • Large chains or other excessive jewelry
  • Attire with any reference to death (i.e. skulls, poison logos, ) or drugs

KIPP WAYS Campus reserves the right to modify this list.