School uniforms are often used to promote a sense of belonging and community among students, as well as setting a standard of appearance in line with the school's mission and policies. They can also help reduce competition and negative behaviors related to clothing choices. Students and parents are expected to ensure that the correct uniform is worn and that it is kept clean and well-maintained. If there are any issues or reasons why a student is unable to wear the correct uniform, a note should be provided to the teacher. Additionally, schools often have guidelines for grooming, hairstyles, jewelry, and footwear that are in line with safety and academic focus.