Dress Code Policy
DISTRICT DRESS CODE POLICY
Attire that draws undue attention to or detracts from the educational process is unacceptable. Appropriate attire is necessary in order to:
- maintain order
- provide a safe and positive learning environment
The following are guidelines of the policy:
- Clothes, apparel or attire must be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times. Pants that are worn below the waist which expose private parts or undergarments are unacceptable. Shirts that expose more than the student’s armpits are also unacceptable.
- Skirts and shorts which are shorter than mid-thigh are unacceptable, this is approximately 3” above the knee.
- Shoes must be worn at all times.
- Flip-flops, open-toed shoes, or shoes without a strap around the heel are unacceptable.
- Pajamas ARE NOT to be worn to school.
- Hats MAY NOT be worn in buildings.
- Watch caps, stocking caps, beanies, wave caps, hair nets, & bandannas are prohibited.
- Wearing or possession of clothing, jewelry, accessories or any manner of grooming that denotes membership or identification with a gang is strictly prohibited.
- Clothing, jewelry, or body markings which promote drugs or alcohol use, violence, profanity, bigotry, or intolerance against people on the basis of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual preferences or which incorporates profanity is prohibited.
- Dark glasses are not to be worn indoors, except for valid medical reasons authorized by the administration and verified in writing by a physician.
ALL Dress Code regulations will be enforced during all school sponsored events (including dances, field trips, and promotion ceremony). Violation of the Dress Code will result in consequences assigned in accordance with the Secondary School Discipline Guidelines.