At The Young Women’s Leadership School we are preparing our students to transform New York through exemplary scholarship, leadership and public service. To this end, our school is a place of business. The uniform policy is a way to deter disruptions or distractions to the learning process. We want our students to come to school ready to engage in a full day of teaching and learning and with the proper attitude, as if they were engaged in professional careers.

Standard Uniform

  • A uniform must be worn every day unless a dress down day is announced.
  • Perfect uniform is a collared shirt with school emblem (no TYWLS T-shirts), with grey pants or school skirt by 8:40. Unless otherwise specified, perfect uniform is required for all trips.
  • Tights, leggings, or socks may be worn under skirt must be blue, gray, or white.
  • Students are encouraged to wear sneakers every day; any closed-toe non-heeled shoe is permitted.
  • SNEAKERS must be worn for gym. You may change into them in the gym.
  • Students cannot wear non-uniform sweatshirts, sweaters, or coats. They should buy the TYWLS sweater if they find classrooms to be chilly.
  • Students are given one birthday dress down day, if their birthday is during the summer they are allowed to take it on another school day.
  • Students are allowed to wear cultural, ethnic, or religious head wraps.
  • Students are not allowed to wear caps, hats, hairnets, hoods, do rags, bandannas, or sleepwear on their heads.

Physical Ed./Athletic Dress Code

  • Short or Long sleeve navy blue t shirt with TYWLS EH logo
  • Grey and white mesh athletic shorts
  • Grey TYWLS sweatpants
  • School Uniform Hoodie Pullover Sweatshirt or zip up sweater
  • Sneakers are required
  • Only wear Physical Ed./Athletic wear on days that you have gym
  • T-shirts from TYWLS programs (College Discovery Day, TYWLS Explorers) can be worn as a part of gym uniform
  • Senior Shirts can also be worn as a part of gym uniform

Land's End

Land's End is the official provider for the TYWLS uniform. Uniform orders must be placed online through the Land's End website by entering our preferred school number: 900174590. You can create an account by using that number or the "find my school" function on the Land's End site. Sign up to receive notices when they are having sales!