Uniform

2011-2012 Uniform Requirements

Maharishi School students in uniformsThe uniform policies of Maharishi School have proven successful in helping to culture a quiet form of orderliness and coherence in the classroom.

The uniform requirements and ordering information appear below. If desired, you may click to download a PDF of the uniform requirements.

Lands' End is now the sole providers of our School uniforms with the exception of the following items: K-12 shoes, 7-12 boys' white shirts and 7-12 boys' ties.

Unless otherwise indicated, all items listed below can be purchased from Lands'  End. Please note the choices of sweater, shoes and leg coverings (girls) - these are the only permittted choices in these areas.

How to Order from Lands End

  • Click this link to go directly to the Maharishi School Store on Lands' End Uniforms, and start shopping for our uniform items, OR
  • If you do not have the above link handy, just follow these instructions: Step 1: Go online to landsend.com/school. Step 2: Click on "Find your school's dress code" to look up your school and enter your school's online store. Iowa, Fairfield, Maharishi School, Preferred School Number: 900029745. Step 3: After you've ordered all your school uniform items, you can continue shopping the rest of landsend.com. OR
  • You may order from Lands' End by phone at 1-800-469-2222

How to get a shopping list with links: If you click "View Approved Dress Code Items" or "Dress Code Products" on the Maharishi School Store on Lands' End Uniforms, you will see an easy-to-use list of uniform items with links to the specific items.

For your convenience, some sample sizes of uniform items are available for try-on in the Central Office. Please contact the Central Office at 641-472-9400, ext. 2 to make an appointment for try-on or with any questions you might have.

*indicates this is an option NOT a requirement

Lower School Girls

  • Dress (grades 1-4 only): girls’ short or long sleeve "mesh polo dress" in the "evergreen" color with required logo patch
  • Skirt (grades 5-6): 2 style options in the "white plaid" color: "plain A-line" skirt or "pleated plaid skirt ." The girls' skirts must be no shorter than to the top of the knee when fastened at the waist. If skirts are shorter, they must be lengthened before wearing to school.
  • Blouse (grades 5/6 only): with required logo patch. 2 style options in white: "feminine fit interlock polo" in short or long sleeve or "peter pan knit top" in short or long sleeve.
  • Cardigan* (optional): 3 style choices in the "maize" color : "fine gauge cotton cardigan sweater" or "button front drifter cardigan sweater" or "cable hooded sweater"
  • White cotton socks or knee highs (evergreen or navy also acceptable)
  • White, ivory, or navy microfiber tights (evergreen also acceptable) *optional
  • Navy cotton bike shorts (to be worn under skirts) *optional
  • Headband *optional
  • Shoes: Mary Janes or cordovan/brown polished penny loafers (available through Lands' End or Brown's Shoe Store in Fairfield)
  • P.E. (Physical Education) uniform

Lower School Boys

  • Khaki colored uniform pants, 3 style options: all cotton and stain/wrinkle resistant pleat-front Chino pants, or pleated Chinos, or pleated Chino with reinforced knees.
  • Khaki uniform cotton shorts *optional
  • Maize mesh polo shirt, short or long-sleeved with required logo patch
  • Evergreen drifter cardigan sweater *optional
  • White or khaki crew socks
  • Shoes: cordovan or brown polished penny loafers or buck suede shoes (available through Lands' End or Brown's Shoe Store in Fairfield or other shoe stores)
  • P.E. (Physical Education) uniform

Middle/Upper School Girls

  • Skirt in "white plaid" color, 2 style options: "plain A-line" skirt, or "pleated plaid skirt ." The girls' skirt must be no shorter than to the top of the knee when fastened at the waist. If skirts are shorter, they must be lengthened before wearing to school.
  • White uniform blouse, 3 style options: "no iron pinpoint blouse in long sleeve" (100% cotton), or "Oxford shirt" in long or 3/4 sleeve (60/40), or "pintuck blouse" in short or long sleeve (60/40)
  • Cardigan* (optional): girls’ or womens' in the "maize" color, 3 style options: "fine gauge cotton cardigan sweater," or "button front drifter cardigan sweater," or "cable hooded sweater"
  • White cotton socks or knee highs (evergreen or navy also acceptable)
  • White, ivory, or navy microfiber tights (evergreen also acceptable)
  • White camisole *optional
  • Navy cotton bike shorts (to be worn under skirts) *optional
  • Headband *optional
  • Shoes: polished dark brown or cordovan dress loafers or Mary Janes, no nubuck and no contrast stitching or decoration. Heels should be no higher than one inch when measured from the back of the heel. Soles must be flat/smooth, not deeply treaded, and must be made of scuff-resistant material (available through Lands' End or Brown's Shoe Store in Fairfield)
  • P.E. (Physical Education) uniform

Middle/Upper School Boys

  • Khaki uniform pants. Boys may choose to wear the all cotton and stain/wrinkle resistant pleat-front Chino pants, the pleated Chinos, or the pleated Chino with reinforced knees. The last 2 pants are 60% cotton/40% polyester.
  • White oxford button-down dress shirt. Boys may choose to wear the easy-care Oxford, which is 60%cotton/40% polyester, or the no-iron Pinpoint, which is all cotton. Both options come in short- or long-sleeve.
  • Yellow knit uniform tie (Middle School, this can be purchased at the Boys' School office)
  • Upper School boys are allowed to wear the tie of their choice as long as it is appropriate and not distracting.
  • Evergreen Drifter Cardigan sweater *optional
  • White or khaki crew socks
  • Cordovan or brown dress belt
  • Shoes: polished dark brown or cordovan dress loafers, no nubuck and no contrast stitching or decoration. Soles must be flat, not deeply treaded, and must be made of scuff-resistant material (available through Lands' End or Brown's Shoe Store in Fairfield)
  • P.E. (Physical Education) uniform

If you have any questions regarding shoes, please check with your School office before purchasing or keep the receipt and bring them in for approval before wearing.

P.E. (Physical Education) Uniforms for Grades 1-12

  • T-Shirt: White girls/women short- or long-sleeved feminine fit super t-shirt (with required logo), OR white boys/men Short- or long sleeved super t-shirt (with required logo)
  • Shorts: Evergreen mesh or athletic mesh shorts (lined with cotton)
  • Evergreen hooded pullover sweatshirt *optional
  • Evergreen crew sweatshirt *optional
  • Evergreen hooded zip-front sweatshirt *optional
  • Athletic Shoes: All students need PE shoes (high top preferred) to be worn inside only for PE. When PE is held outside, children will be required to wear appropriate outdoor footwear. Most parents purchase a pair of tennis shoes specifically to be worn to and from school and to double for outside PE classes. Clogs or sandals will not be permitted.

*indicates this is an option NOT a requirement

**Brown’s Shoe Store in Fairfield will carry shoes that meet School requirements

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