Student Dress Code

Clothing, jewelry, and banners or flags that refer to drugs, sex, violence, death, alcohol, tobacco products, obscenities, racism, religious cults, gangs, or slogans that are suggestive of any of the above are not acceptable.  Students who wear inappropriate clothing may be sent home to change clothes. 

  • Sleepwear and slippers are not permitted.
  • If make-up or hair coloring is worn, it may not cause distractions in any way.
  • No bare midriffs or low-cut tops. The students must be able to raise her/his arms above her/his head without exposing bare areas. Any revealing clothing is prohibited.
  • No short shorts or skirts. The student must be able to place their arms at their side and touch the bottom of their shorts/skirts with their longest finger.
  • Tops or skirts with leggings or tights follow the same rule as shorts or skirts,
  • No sleeveless shirts, tank tops or any other top deemed inappropriate by administration
  • No low-waisted jeans, shorts or skirts. The student needs to be able to sit down and not expose her/his bare back or underwear. Pants should be at the waist at all times and excessively baggy pants are not allowed. Belts are required if pants impede mobility or are being frequently adjusted to keep from falling down.
  • No suggestive, abusive inappropriate language or designs, or language that includes put-downs (i.e. I’m with stupid, etc.). The wearing of clothing or jewelry that projects violence, drugs or sexual innuendo is strictly forbidden.
  • Any items representing gang affiliation are not permitted.
  • No references to alcohol, tobacco or weapons are allowed.
  • All sweaters, shirts, pullovers, etc., must be worn appropriately at all times.
  • No hats, hoods, or other headwear can be worn in the building during the school day. Headwear worn due to religious/cultural beliefs must be approved with justification documentation from the parents. Permission will be granted on an individual basis. Continuous headwear violations may result in the student losing his/her privilege to wear such headwear.

 

DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS FOR DISRUPTIVE CLOTHING

Disruptive clothing includes:

  • Halter tops/low cut tops
  • Tank tops or sleeveless shirts deemed inappropriate
  • High cut shorts
  • Revealing midriffs
  • Displaying poor taste
  • Displaying obscenity
  • Advertisement of weapon, tobacco, alcohol, or drugs
  • Promoting self-interest (100% white/black, etc.)
  • Improper exposure
  • Pajama clothing, including: pajama tops, bottoms and bedroom slippers
  • No chains on pants or wallets

Failure to comply with the clothing guidelines may result in the following disciplinary actions:  

  • Ask to change clothes
  • Warning
  • Detention(s)Confiscation*
  • Parental contact
  • Send home to change
  • Suspension

* Confiscated items will only be released to a parent or legal guardian, unless otherwise authorized by an administrator.