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School uniforms can save parents money.

Parents can reduce their financial burden when their children are limited to wearing one simple outfit every day. [13] A study of uniform cost in the United Kingdom found that uniforms cost parents £88.05 ($128.79) per outfit, while out-of-school outfits averaged £113.00 ($165.79). [87]

A national survey of 517 US school leaders found that 94% of those surveyed believe “one of the main benefits to parents is that school uniforms are more cost-effective than regular apparel,” and 77% estimated the average annual cost of school uniforms per child to be $150 or less. [32] Without school uniform policies, parents may feel pressure to compete with other families by purchasing fashionable clothes for their children. [71]

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