11330 Braesridge Drive

Houston, Texas 77071

Phone  713-721-3900

Fax  713-721-3901

Email  office@ytehouston.org 

© 2019 Yeshiva Torat Emet

Yeshiva Torat Emet is proud to be affiliated with Torah Umesorah, The National Society for Hebrew Day Schools, and a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston 

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Dress Code

At Yeshiva Torat Emet, we are committed to providing children with the highest quality education, both in Limudei Kodesh and General Studies. One of the main components of academic success is promoting the positive self-image and dedicated work ethic of each and every student. As such, YTE follows a dress code for grades first and up, to further foster a strong sense of self-esteem and to encourage a serious, respectful attitude toward school and academic achievement.

 

BOYS (1st grade and higher)

 

Halachic Requirements
All boys three and older should wear a kippah and tzitzit throughout the day. During recess or gym, clips or bobby pins should be worn to prevent the kippah from falling off.

 

Shirts

A long or short sleeved polo, or oxford style button-down dress shirt, in solid white, light blue, royal blue, or light grey (up to a 2" logo is allowed) is required to be worn at all times.

 

Pants

Any solid navy, grey, or black, flat front or pleated chino style pants are permitted. No sports pants, cargo pockets, or denim. Shorts may be worn through 4th grade.

 

Sweaters, Sweatshirts, Cardigans, and Jackets

Any solid colored, long-sleeved garment used to keep the child warm is allowed. Up to a 2" logo is allowed, no writing or designs.

 

Shoes

Sneakers, tennis shoes, loafers, or similar closed-toe, flat shoes may be worn. Shoes with open backs and/or toes are not permitted. No Crocs are allowed. Socks must worn and may not contain any characters, pictures, or animations. Caps are not allowed.

 

GIRLS (1st grade and higher)

 

Shirts

A three quarter length or long sleeved polo or oxford button down style, in solid white, light blue, royal blue, or light pink (up to a 2" logo is allowed) is required to be worn at all times.

 

Shirts can be purchased anywhere such as Walmart, Old Navy, and Lands End.

 

Skirts/Jumper

Solid grey, pleated, below-the-knee skirts or jumpers purchased from one of the following vendors:

 

 

 

Sweaters, Sweatshirts, Cardigans, and Jackets

Any solid colored, long-sleeved garment used to keep the child warm is allowed. Up to a 2" logo is allowed, no writing or designs.

 

Socks

Socks must be worn and cover ankles, and may not contain any characters, pictures, or animations. No leggings (except during PE).

 

Shoes and Accessories

Sneakers, tennis shoes, loafers, Mary Janes, or similar flat shoes may be worn. Open back and/or toes shoes and high heels are not permitted. No Crocs are allowed. No caps, hats, nail polish, or makeup are permitted.