Germantown Academy Lower School 1st—5th Grade Basic Uniform REQUIRED SHIRT: Plain white or navy collared short or long sleeved shirt or turtleneck (with or with GA logo).
SECOND LAYER OPTIONS: GA Flynn and O’Hara jersey (boys), plain red or navy pullover or cardigan sweater with no adornment (girls), or GA navy 1/4-zip pullover (from Flynn and O’Hara only) with red GA logo (boys and girls).
REQUIRED BOTTOMS: Plain navy or khaki pants or Bermuda-length shorts with a dark belt. Plain solid black, navy, red, or white quarter length, crew or knee socks (no peds) without logos must be worn with pants or shorts. GA plaid kilt with plain navy shorts, tights or leggings worn under kilt. Leggings must have no adornment and be fitted to the ankle. Quarter length or knee socks (no peds) worn with the kilt must be solid navy or red.
New - All items, except specific GA pullovers, jerseys, kilts may be purchased at any store. Jerseys, 1/4-zip pullovers and kilts may be purchased at Flynn & O’Hara School Uniforms, Springhouse 1-800-441-4122 www.flynnohara.com. Other uniform items available at LandsEnd.com and FrenchToast.com. Pre-owned - Pre‐owned uniforms and related school apparel are offered for resale in the Consignment Shop located in the Parents’ Room. Special dates and times for consignments and sales are published on the school calendar. Shoes - Any sturdy black or dark brown shoes with matching laces and black soles. See approved shoe list for more information.
For more information go to the GA webpage and search for 2017 Dress Code.
Germantown Academy Lower School 1st – 5th Grade Dress and Concert Uniform Khaki pants with a dark, plain belt and dark, plain crew socks (boys and girls) or GA plaid kilt with navy tights (girls). White button down dress shirt under a navy blazer with GA emblem. GA tie for boys. Any sturdy black or dark brown shoes with matching laces and black soles.
GA emblem and tie can be purchased at the GA School Store. Emblem should be sewn on the left breast side of the blazer. For more information go to the GA webpage.
Physical Education Uniform For health and safety reasons, all Lower School students are expected to keep a pair of sturdy sneakers at school to be worn for P.E. classes. Uniform shoes worn for everyday use may not be worn for physical education. Uniforms may be purchased at any store. GA gym gear is also available at the school store.
PK - 3rd
school uniform, athletic sneakers
Swimming Unit (PK - 5th)
4th - 5th
red t-shirt (may be plain or GA)
swimsuits (no bikinis or tankinis)
red, black or navy shorts
rubber band/bathing cap for long hair
navy sweatshirts and sweatpants (winter)
Germantown Academy Lower School 1st – 5th Grade Approved Shoe List
1st—5th grade students must wear sturdy solid black or dark brown shoes with matching laces and black soles. Shoes can be either slip-on, velcro or laces. The following is an approved list of shoes for 1st—5th grade students. While not required for students to wear shoes on this list, it is strongly recommended that students try to pick New Balance 624 from the shoes below. It is noted that over time the slip on shoes stretch and make it hard for the shoes to stay on. NOTE: Converse, TOMS and Vans brands of shoes are not permitted in Lower School. Adidas Outdoor Terrex Swift R GTX
Puma Roma Basic
Adidas Superstar 2
Puma GV Special
Puma Tazon 5
Pediped Channing Flex
ASICS Tiger Gel-Lyte™ III NS
Reebok Classic Jogger or Leather
Easy Striders Buxton/Balfour/Garrett/ Courtyard
Reebok Club C
etnies Kids Scout
Geox Kids Jr Shadow 42
See Kai Run Kids Millennium
Geox JR Elvis (uniform)
Stride Rite Austin
Jumping Jacks Kids Tutor/Oxford/Classmate
Stride Rite Cooper Lace
K-Swiss Classic/ Vlc/VN
Stride Rite Claire
Merrell Kids Jungle Moc Sport MJ
Tsukihoshi Kids Speed
New Balance KV624 / KX624Y / 574
Umi Kids Moraine
New Balance Hook and Loop Nike Kids Air Max 90