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Dress Code: An Achievable Dream Academy

At An Achievable Dream Academy (including Summer Session), students have a strict dress code. All new students will receive their uniforms on the first day of session and should wear their uniforms every day thereafter.


  • Achievable Dream T-shirt and shorts/pants.
  • White socks.
  • Black tennis shoes.

As well as wearing the An Achievable Dream uniform daily, students must follow these rules:

  • Hair must be neat. Young men may not wear their hair longer than their shirt collar. Unusual or "trendy" hairstyles, beards, mustaches, tails, dreadlocks, sideburns and the like are not permitted. Odd hair coloring is unacceptable.

  • Girls may wear only a single pair of stud earrings in the ear lobe, and gentlemen may not wear earrings at all. No more than one ring will be worn at a time and no other jewelry, except a watch, is permitted. Any additional jewelry such as bracelets or necklaces, will be confiscated.

  • Girls may not wear makeup. Nail polish can be worn in the following colors only: clear, pink or white. Nails may not be longer than 1/4" beyond the fingertips.

  • No student will wear a tattoo, either permanent or temporary.