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Wednesday Early Dismissal for Lower School

To ensure your learner is receiving the highest quality instruction from our creative educators. Dismissal will be early on Wednesdays to accommodate teacher professional development for lower school. Due to our staff participating in afternoon professional development we will not be offering aftercare on Wednesdays.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays Little YACS learners are dismissed at 3:30 PM and dismissed at 1:30 PM on Wednesdays.


Young Audiences Charter Schools require that all creative learners wear the school uniform and enforces a dress code policy. All creative learners are expected to adhere to the dress code at any time that they are on school grounds or at any school function. Young Audiences Charter Schools administrators and staff ask parents to support all decisions by school staff regarding whether clothing is appropriate or inappropriate for school. Below are the uniform guidelines for 2021-2022 school year.

School Uniforms are available at the store below.
Johnson’s Uniform Inc.
619 Westwood Drive
Marrero, LA 70072
  • PreK4 - Kinder Boys:

    • Royal blue YACS embroidered polo style shirt

    • Khaki or navy uniform shorts or pants

  • PreK4 – Kinder Girls:

    • Royal blue YACS embroidered polo style shirt

    • Khaki or navy uniform shorts, pants, skirt, or jumper

General Guideline

· Shirts must be long enough to tuck in and remain tucked in at all times.
· Only solid white undershirts or camisoles shall be worn under the school uniform shirt.
· Black or brown belts will be worn and must be buckled at all times; no part of the belt may be left hanging at anytime. Belts must be threaded through the loops.
· Skirts, skorts, jumpers, and shorts (boys and girls) must be no shorter than four inches above the knee as measured from the back crease of the knee.Hoodies are NOT allowed.
· Students are ONLY allowed to wear navy blue outerwear or YACS embroidered sweaters.
· Monograming your student’s shirts and sweaters is suggested.
· No head covering is allowed unless it is due to religious purposes.
· Caps, hats, winter headbands and hoods are not to be worn inside the buildings under any circumstances.
· Hair styles that are extreme, unnatural, or that disrupt the educational process are not permitted.
Students are not allowed to wear long, false fingernails or excessive makeup. Accessories should not distract or disrupt the learning environment to any extent.
· Students are only allowed to wear closed-toe, all black or all white shoes. Appropriate footwear must be worn to school (no shower shoes, flip-flops, ugg boots, knee boots, sandals, slippers, slides, etc. )
· Students are NOT allowed to wear jeans, tights, jeggings, or athletic wear. No jeans will be worn in navy, khaki, or any other color. Jeans are not a part of the uniform.


· PK-5th – any backpack


· Accessories with words, phrases, symbols, and/or pictures or signs which use indecent, profane, suggestive or any inappropriate words are not permitted.
· Accessories that are alcohol or drug related are not permitted.
· Students are not permitted to wear sunglasses in the school unless a doctor’s written permission is on file in the school’s office.
· Earrings should be smaller than the size of a quarter.


· Parents should encourage students to maintain proper hygiene and appropriate dress (combing hair, brushing teeth, wearing deodorant, taking a bath and clean clothing) daily.
· Students are not allowed to wear false fingernails or excessive makeup.

Uniform Violation

A creative learner who violates the dress code will be sent to the dean of culture. A parent/guardian will be contacted to provide replacement attire before the creative learner can return to the classroom. Creative learners who repeatedly violate the dress code policy will receive further disciplinary action.