Research shows that school uniforms support a safe and effective learning environment. Students who are safe and secure are better able to learn and exemplify the essentials of good citizenship. Uniforms instill pride in the school and give each child a feeling of being part of the school community. They also help eliminate peer pressure.
It is for these reasons that Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence has a uniform policy requiring students to come to school in uniform at all times, except on scheduled non-uniform days or when permission is granted by the administration for extenuating circumstances. Furthermore, uniforms are more cost-efficient per family than purchasing multiple outfits for school wear.
All students are expected to wear uniforms all year long including the first day of school. Non-logo school uniform items can be purchased at local stores such as Old Navy, Target, JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Kohls, etc.
Our uniform policy is linked here.
Some Uniform Options
Our uniform logo shirts/micro fleece jackets can be purchased through:
Blake’s School Uniforms Co.
1205 Parker Street
Springfield, MA 01129
Items may be ordered from Blake’s in one of four ways:
By phone: 413-728-4123
In person: 1205 Parker St., Springfield, MA 01129
By mail-in form: Available at the Main Office
Our uniforms can also be purchased through:
TOMMY HILFIGER on this website