DRESS CODE

    • Head coverings of any kind, including but not limited to scarves, bandanas, masks, headbands, visors, kerchiefs, hats, caps, or hoods shall not be worn, carried, hung on belts or around the neck or kept in the classroom during regular school hours.  Sunglasses, whether worn or carried are not permitted during regular school hours. Approved coverings worn as part of a student’s religious practice shall not be prohibited by this policy.
  • Footwear standards are maintained for the prevention of accidents and injury.
    • Shoes appropriate for school activities must be worn at all times.
    • Students should avoid high-heeled shoes or sandal styles that make walking, running, or other activities less safe for students.
    • Footwear which mars floors or is a safety hazard is not permitted.
  • Clothing and jewelry will be safe and free of writing, pictures or any other insignia which:
    • are considered crude, vulgar, profane, or sexually suggestive
    • advocate violence
    • advocate racial ethnic or religious prejudice
    • advocate the use of tobacco, drugs or alcohol
  • Clothing or jewelry which is distracting or disruptive to the educational program or which is gang-related or which poses a threat to the physical well-being and safety of the student or others will not be worn on campus or at school activities.
  • No clothing, article of clothing or manner of wearing clothes that inappropriately reveals the abdomen, chest/cleavage, back, buttocks, or undergarments/boxers when standing and sitting is permitted.
    • A minimum of 2” wide straps on shirts is required.
    • No spaghetti straps, strapless and low side cut tanks are permitted.
    • No shorts, miniskirts, or pants which reveal the upper thigh or undergarments are permitted.
    • Spandex garments are allowed only if they are covered by shorts or skirts.
    • No see-through clothing/fabric is permitted unless it is covering other acceptable clothing.
  • Attire should be clean, and students should bathe regularly. Any student who becomes offensive and disturbing to others because of poor hygiene will be dealt with individually by the administration or other appropriate personnel.

CONSEQUENCES OF DRESS CODE VIOLATION

The administration/designee will ask the student to change/adjust inappropriate attire. At the discretion of the administration, a student may phone home for appropriate attire to be brought into school. If the student continues to violate the dress code, inappropriate attire will be confiscated and proper attire will be provided. Confiscated materials will only be returned to a parent. Students that refuse requests to comply with the dress code will be subject to discipline following the school code of conduct for disrespectful behavior.