STUDENT DRESS CODE
The following expectations for student dress have been
established to promote a safe and optimum learning
environment. Apparel or appearance, which tends to draw
attention to an individual rather than to a learning situation,
must be avoided. In matters of opinion, the judgment of the
principal/designee shall prevail.
1. Pants must be worn at the waist. No sagging allowed.
2. Shirts, blouses, and dresses must completely cover
the abdomen, back, shoulders and must have sleeves.
Shirts or tops must cover the waistband of pants,
shorts or shirts with no midriff visible. Low-cut
blouses, shirts, or tops or extremely tight tops,
tube tops, or any top that exposes cleavage are
3. Head apparel, except for religious or medical
purposes, must not be worn inside the school building.
4. Footwear is required and must be safe and
appropriate for indoor and outdoor activity.
5. Clothing and accessories such as backpacks,
patches, jewelry and notebooks must not display: (1)
racial or ethnic slurs/symbols, (2) gang affiliations, (3)
KC-7 vulgar, subversive, or sexually suggestive language or
images; nor should they promote products which
students may not legally buy: such as alcohol,
tobacco, and illegal drugs.
6. Skirts, dresses and shorts must be beyond fingertip
7. Sleepwear, pajamas, and/or blankets cannot be
worn in school.
8. Prohibited items include (1) large, long and/or heavy
chains, (2) studded or chained accessories, (3)
sunglasses except for health purposes, and (4) skintight
outer materials such as spandex.
• The school administration reserves the right to
determine whether the student’s attire is within the
limits of decency and modesty.
• The principal may allow exceptions in special
circumstances or occasions such as holidays or
special performances and may further prescribe dress
in certain classes such as physical education,
vocational classes and science labs.
• Any student not attired in accordance with the
foregoing policy shall be subject to the following
o Correct the violation or spend the remainder
of the day in in-school suspension
o Repeat offenders shall be subject to
additional measures that include parent
conferences, in-school suspension and outof-school
suspensions as described in the county-wide discipline policy.
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