Upper School GA Gear

Upper School Dress Code is called "GA GEAR"

Shirts:

  • Collared short or long-sleeved polo or turtlenecks in solid navy, black, gray, GA red, or white; solid white or blue Oxford cloth.
  • All shirts must be embroidered with the GA logo. Long-sleeved shirts must be buttoned. All shirts worn underneath the GA logo'd shirt must be from the prescribed color range of solid blue, black, gray, GA red or white.

Pants and Shorts:

  • Must be in khaki style and in solid khaki, navy, black, white or gray; no frayed edges. No overly snug active wear in lieu of pants or pants/shorts that are skin-tight. Shorts must extend to the end of your fingertips when your hands are at your sides.
Skirts and Skorts:

  • Must be GA plaid or solid khaki, navy, black, white or gray. Opaque shorts, leggings or tights must be worn underneath skirts. Skirts must extend to the end of your fingertips when your hands are at your sides. Skirts must not be skin-tight.

Sweatshirts:

  • Sweatshirts, with or without hoods, may be worn; they may not be worn inside out. Sweatshirts must be solid navy, black, gray, red or white. Logos (except for GA) may not be bigger than a fist. GA logo'd shirt must be worn underneath.
Sweaters, Fleece:

  • Crewneck sweaters or fleece jackets/vests in solid navy, black, gray, GA red, or white; this apparel must be solid in color or carry the GA logo. Non-GA logos may not be bigger than a fist. GA logo'd shirt must be worn underneath.

Other Outerwear:

  • No coats or hats of any kind may be worn in buildings during the school day.

Footwear:

  • Students must wear footwear. Otherwise, there are no restrictions.

General statements:

  • Clothing must fit appropriately: not too baggy, not too tight, not too short.
  • Denim fabrics or distressed (frayed) styles are not permitted.
  • Items not described above are excluded.
  • If unsure whether or not an article of clothing is appropriate, please see your Advisor or House Head for approval before wearing it.
  • When out of dress code, students are required to fix the problem and will typically serve detention(s). In cases of repeat offenders, disciplinary probation and suspension may be applied.

AVAILABILITY

Clothing that meets these requirements is available through the following distributors —

Flynn & O'Hara Uniforms 
www.flynnohara.com
Springhouse Plaza
901 North Bethlehem Pike
P.O. Box 132
Springhouse, PA 19477
(215) 793-9436  

*Flynn & O’Hara is the only company that sells the GA kilt (Lands’ End does not carry the GA plaid).You can purchase items in person at the store, or online. Flynn & O’Hara does not take personal checks. If merchandise is not in stock, orders made at the store usually take 5-7 business days. 

Lands’ End

landsend.com/germantownacademy
1-800-200-6212
Preferred Lands’ End School Contribution Code - 900099763

BlueStar 
shopGAgear.promoshop.com
215.886.4002, ext. 23 (Larry)

GA School Store
The School Store, located in the Korman Family Pavilion, is open Monday-Friday, from 7:30am-3:30pm, during the school year. The Store carries Dress Code approved sweatshirts, jackets, sweaters and outerwear.

Parents' Committee Consignment Shop
germantownacademy.net
Parents' Room

The Consignment Shop offers new and gently used GA Gear and other uniform apparel. Parents who donate clothing get credit on their matriculation account when their donation sells.  Check the Parents' Committee web page for dates and details.

All shirts must be purchased at one of these vendors. No other embroidery companies are included on the Germantown Academy vendor list at this time.