Welcome to La Europa Academy!

Student Dress Code & Packing Overview

 General Rules

*Please request the most up-to-date dress code and packing list from the Admissions Director*

  • Clothing must not, through cut or opacity, expose your undergarments, chest/clevage, midriff, back, or buttocks at any time.  Even when you lift your arms, bend over, or sit down.
  • Daily dress code approval/disapproval is at discretion of employees on shift.  This includes teachers, therapists, and administrators.  All are responsible for helping maintain dress code standards.
  • You must wear clean clothing and accessories every day and clean pajamas every night.  If you do not have enough approved inventory to wear clean clothing every day, you must request new clothing.
  • No clothing, jewelry, makeup, or accessory which has offensive images, logos or words is permitted at anytime.  Offensive content may include crude, vulgar, obscene, gang-related, drug-related, sexually suggestive, political, religious, or any content deemed inappropriate.
  • No sharing or borrrowing any clothing or accessories from other students or staff.
  • Underwear and bras/binders must be worn under clothing every day.  Thong (including g-string) is not permitted.
  • You may not wear the hood of sweatshirts, coats, or jackets up to cover any part of your head.
  • No sunglasses indoors.
  • No clothing or accessories which might be hazordous to the physical safety of students or staff is permitted.
  • Athletic shorts, yoga and dance clothes must meet dress code standards as determined by the facilitator of each activity, and may only be worn during that activity.  


  • Any top which does not meet standards must have an undershirt, tank top, or camisole worn underneath and/or an approved shirt, jacket, or sweater worn over.


  • Shorts must be no shorter than the tip of the student's fingertips when standing with arm straight against body and waistline sitting at the waist.
  • Shorts landing higher than fingertip length (or tight/sheer enough to show a student's underwear) must be worn with tights, leggings, or long spandex shorts underneath.

Pants and Jeans

  • Pants which are tight or sheer enough to show the lines of a students underwear (including yoga pants, leggings, jeggings, tights) must be worn with a top that falls to fingertip length.
  • Pants may not have unpatched holes between the waist and knees.
  • Students may not wear sweatpants, yoga pants, or pajamas during weekday programming, unless the activity (exercise, ceramics class, etc.) requires it.


  • Pajamas may only be worn during hygiene time or to sleep.
  • Pajamas must adhere to all other dress code standards.


  • Shoes and socks must be worn at all times around the house and school unless precaution determines otherwise.
  • Shoes must be appropriate for each activity.
  • Shoes may not have a heel higher than 2 inches tall.


  • Hair extensions and coloring must be natural hair shades of brown, blonde, red, and black.  Hair of other colors will not be permitted.  Students who arrive at La Europa with other colors will need to grow out or be changed back to natural colors within one month of arriving.
  • Students may not shave their hair shorter than a size 1 clipper (buzz length).  Students may not shave their eyebrows (any part), including brow steps.
  • Hair must be cut at a salon, not by any student or staff (including cutting your own hair).
  • Dreadlocks can not be started once at LEA.


  • No facial jewelry is to be worn at La Eurpa at any time (including Mosaic House and LEAPS students while on La Europa campus).
  • Earrings are permitted in existing ear piercings.  No new ear, face, or body piercings are to occur while at La Europa.
  • No new tattoos are to occur while at La Europa.  
  • No bandanas are permitted on campus.

What to Bring

  • 2 belts 
  • 1-3 coat/jackets
  • 1-5 sweatshirts/Sweaters
  • 1-2 pajamas (bottoms and tops)
  • 1 swimsuit must be a one piece suit or a tankini
  • 1 swim shorts
  • 6 pairs of shoes (1 pair must be athletic shoes)
  • 3 pairs of tights
  • 5 bras
  • 3 sports Bras
  • 1-3 pairs of PE Clothing(Shirts, shorts, and/or yoga pants)
  • 14 pairs of socks and under wear


What to Bring: Toiletry Items

  • Body wash
  • Soap
  • Lotion – Face and Body
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Makeup
  • Deodorant


What NOT to Bring

  • Aerosol Sprays 
  • Knives/Razors (can have an electric razor for shaving)                             
  • Mouthwash
  • Cigarettes                    
  • Glass in frames or glass decorations                                                       
  • Facial/body Piercings
  • Personal Electronics (can have an I-pod that does NOT have wifi capability)                               
  • Hair with unnatural color (e.g. purple, blue, etc.)
  • Daughter’s Personal Cellular Phone


Provided by La Europa

  • LaEuropa will provide your daughter with new bedding including a pillow, sheets, and a comforter. We will also provide new towels.