School Dress Policy

  • General

    • Clothing worn to school shall not be torn, cut-up, or slit and must be appropriately sized for the student.

    • Students shall not wear bedtime attire, such as pajamas, and shall not wear undershirts, undergarments, or spandex as outerwear.

    • Students shall not wear clothing that reveals the chest such as net shirts, undershirts, see-through blouses, halter tops, or tube tops or clothing that exposes a bare midriff, bodice, abdomen, or buttocks, or exposes undergarments.

    • Students shall not wear any clothing (including outerwear), jewelry, accessories, or display tattoos that contain messages or images that are obscene, vulgar, or related to tobacco, drugs, alcohol, sex, and/or violence.

    • Students may wear to school the uniforms designated by service/civic organizations including but not limited to JROTC, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Brownies, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, or Blue Birds.

    • For safety and employment training purposes, students attending career-technology centers will wear the uniform of the program in which they are enrolled if applicable. If there is no uniform for the program in which they are enrolled, then students must comply with the uniform for the high school they attend.

    • Students may wear appropriate clothing associated with a sport, club or organization sponsored by the school on any school day.

     

    Pants/Slacks/Skirts/Shorts/Skorts/Dresses:

    • Pants, slacks, skirts, shorts, and skorts shall be appropriately fastened at the waist. No sagging or “low rise” clothing is allowed.

    • Shorts or skirt lengths must be lower that finger tip of the wearer with arm fully extended.

    • Leggings may be worn only as an accessory under skirts, skorts, or dresses that meet dress code requirements.

    Footwear

    • Required at all times.

    • Students may not wear flip-flips, beach, pool wear shoes or house shoes.

    Outerwear

    • Students may wear sweatshirts, sweaters, coats, or vests as long as they meet the general guidelines stated above.

    • Coats may not be worn inside the building unless an exception is made by the principal for cold weather.

     

    Hats/Jewelry/Accessories

    • Students may not wear caps, hats, or head coverings except for religious beliefs, medical reasons, or
      approved by the school administration for special activity.

    • Jewelry and accessories that pose a safety concern are prohibited.

    • Belts must be solid colored, worn in the belt loop and appropriately fastened with a plain buckle.

     

    Principals, in conjunction with sponsors, coaches, or other persons in charge of extracurricular activities, may regulate dress and grooming of students who participate in a particular activity if the principal reasonably believes that the student’s dress or grooming creates a hazard, or may prevent, interfere with, or adversely affect the purpose, direction, or effort required for the activity to achieve its goals. Exceptions to the student dress code may be made to meet needs of specific classes such as extra-curricular activities. Additionally, principals may designate days for students to wear particular attire in recognition of school-wide events such as 89er Day, Spirit Day, etc.