Essay on Are School Uniforms Beneficial Or Not?

1145 Words Apr 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Nicole Lium
English 10
10 February 2016
Are school uniforms Beneficial or not?
How does dressing and feeling the same as everybody else sound? Would it be enjoyable, or would it be no fun? According to, the first recorded use of school uniforms in the United States was in 1994. In Europe around the early sixteenth century, school uniforms were made to tell the difference between poor students to the charity schools as opposed to other children. In london people thought that schools without uniforms were to be looked at as lower class and a lower education. Now days some schools have them. Kids in schools that enforce uniforms do not get the right to express themselves, it can become costly to the family, and most kids do not like them, this is why school uniforms are not beneficial.
Having a kid express themselves makes them feel great, but when they have to stop doing that, look and feel the same as everybody else, they lower their self esteem. “Instead of lifting their self esteem school uniforms can make students self-conscious and unhappy every time they put on what they have to wear to school.’’ "Learningin21." Learningin21. Web. 19 Apr. 2016. Uniforms can make the student feel self conscious if they do not like the uniform, they will be thinking all about it from the moment they put it on. Wondering and asking themselves if their shirt makes their stomach wider than what it is, if their pants are too long or too short, and if their fat…

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