How to Measure Graduates for Caps and Gowns

It's easy to measure for the correct gown size.

Measure the graduate from their head to the floor while they are wearing shoes as shown to the left.

Note: If you are ordering 3-6 months early to take advantage of one of our special promotions for a kindergarten or preschool graduation, add
1” to the child’s present height.

Downloadable Sizing Chart!

Our one-size-fits-all graduation caps expand to comfortably fit the graduates head. There is no need to measure the graduate ’s head.

The measuring charts below shows the sizing for our graduation caps and gowns. If a gradute falls between these it is recommended to order the larger size.

Matte Child Gown Sizing
Shiny Child Gown Sizing
Size Height Range   Size Height Range
S 3' to 3'9"   S 3' to 3'9"
M 3'10" to 4'1"   M 3'10" to 4'1"
L 4'2" to 4'5"   L 4'2" to 4'5"
XL 4'6" to 4'9"   XL 4'6" to 4'9"

Rhyme's standard gowns made from a matte polycotton with velcro neck opening. These gowns are standard in;

  • Basic Graduation Package
  • Deluxe Graduation Package
  • Gown Alone

Shiny polyester gowns featuring full zipper front. These gowns are offerred in industry standard sizing for shiny gowns. These gowns are standard in;

  • Shiny Basic Package
  • Shiny Deluxe Package