Dress Code

  1. All students are to give proper attention to personal cleanliness, modesty and safety in dress and grooming.
  2. Clothing must be neat, clean, safe, and a non-distraction.
  3. No student is permitted to attend school if his/her appearance is disruptive to the operation and administration of the education process.
  4. Certain types of clothing and attire that have the potential to cause a disruption to school activities will be prohibited. 
    • a.      Clothing, jewelry and/or accessories which may provoke others to acts of violence, or may be disruptive of the educational environment, or be used as weapons are prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, professional sports team attire, gloves, hairnets, shoestrings, wristbands, belts, belt buckles, chains and other gang-identified or unsafe items.
    • b.      Clothing and jewelry shall be free of writing, pictures, or any other insignia or indications which are profane, obscene, sexually suggestive, (i.e. SKIN), or which advocate racial, ethnic or religious prejudice, violence, tagging, gambling, violence, the use of drugs or alcohol, gang affiliation , or any other illegal activity.
    • c.      Only unaltered, school-affiliated, medically or religiously-required hats, as approved by the school principal, are allowed.
    • d.      Footwear must be worn at all times. Students must wear footwear that is safe and appropriate for the learning environment. Students may wear backless shoes, but footwear commonly considered as bedroom/house shoes is prohibited.  Steel-toed footwear is prohibited.
    • e.      Oversized clothing, including oversized white T-shirts with creased sleeves, or creased down the front, and oversized and/or sagging pants are prohibited.  Pants must fit and be worn at the waist without requiring alteration.
    • f.      Gang-associated attire, which may include, but is not limited to, belts, footwear, jackets, dark glasses (not medically prescribed and worn indoors), bandanas and/or headgear are prohibited.
    • g.      Shorts to the knee or longer, worn with white socks to the knee and/or bib overalls (unless both straps are buckled over the shoulders at all times) are prohibited.
    • h.      Clothing shall not be excessively revealing and must be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times.  Examples of clothing that may be considered inappropriate include, but are not limited to, short skirts (above the fingertips), short shorts (inseams less than 4”), low-rise pants with high-rise, see-through or fishnet fabrics, halter tops, muscle shirts, tank tops (with straps of less than one inch), tube tops, spaghetti strapped clothing, off-the-shoulder or low cut tops and bare midriffs are prohibited.
    • i.        Other clothing or accessories, including body markings / piercings, determined by the school administration to be a detriment to safety, or to detract from the educational process, are prohibited.