• General Clothing Guidelines
    • Garments must allow for participation in all regular school activities while maintaining dignity and modesty.
    • Articles of clothing with pictures, emblems, symbols, slogans, or writings that are lewd, offensive, vulgar, obscene, contain sexual innuendos, or cause cause disruption to the educational process are prohibited.
    • Articles of clothing that advertise or depict tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, drugs, controlled substances, or other outlawed items are prohibited.
    • See-through attire is unacceptable unless an article of clothing is worn underneath the garment that complies with the dress code.
    • At no time should undergarments, including bra straps, be visible.
    • Thermal clothing intended as undergarments must be covered by other clothes.
    • Tight clothing that fits closely to the body is prohibited (i.e. yoga pants).
    • Torn or ripped clothing above the knee, where skin is visible, is prohibited.
    • Boxer shorts, pajamas, or other sleepwear as outerwear is prohibited - except on approved occasions.
    • All articles of clothing must be worn as it is designed to be worn (i.e. not backwards or inside out).
    Shirts and Dress Tops
    • Shirts must be worn at all times while in the classroom, on school grounds, or at school-related or school-sponsored events.
    • Tank tops, tube tops, halters, midriffs, backless tops, spaghetti straps, spandex/leotard tops, off the shoulder tops or low cut tops are prohibited.
    • Shirts must be long enough to cover the midriff, even when arms are raised over the student's head. 
    Pants, Shorts, Capris, Skirts, Skorts, or Dresses
    • Shorts, skirts, tunics, long shirts, skorts, or dresses must reach mid-thigh or longer. The same standard applies to slits or slashes in skirts or dresses.
    • All pants, shorts, capris, skirts, and skorts must fit over the hips at the waist.
    • Pants must be naturally fitting at the waist and at the crotch. Pants may not sag or bag at the waist or drag on the ground.
    • Form fitting pants, stretch pants, yoga pants and leggings may be worn under a skirt, dress, skort tunic, or long shirt that is mid-thigh or longer and complies with the dress code.
    Footwear
    • For reasons of health and safety, shoes must be worn at all times.
    • The following footwear is prohibited due to health or safety concerns:
      • House shoes
      • Roller shoes
      • Steel toe shoes/boots
    • Certain classes may require students to wear certain kinds of footwear. For example, athletic shoes may be required for physical education classes and closed toe shoes may be required for chemistry.
    Hair
    • Student's hair, including facial hair,  must be clean, groomed, and by the nature of the style does not tend to create a distraction.
    • Hairstyles, or designs or hair colors that are disruptive or distracting to the school environment are prohibited.
    • Inappropriate insignia and/or designs are not allowed in weaves, braids, dye patterns, shaved or plucked into the hair. 
    • Wigs may not be worn unless there is a medical exception.
    • Hair must be kept out of the eyes and must not be a distraction.
    • Notching of the eyebrows is prohibited.
    Head Wear
    • Hats, caps, bandanas, hoods, visors, or other head coverings are prohibited in the classroom or school building except on approved occasions.
    • Religious head wear is accepted/acknowledged at school.
    • Hair curlers or hair rollers are prohibited.
    • Students may not wear hair picks, combs, or brushes in their hair.
    Jewelry and Accessories
    • Jewelry that causes a distraction or that could be dangerous to the student or other individuals is prohibited.
    • Earrings are limited to the ears for all students.
    • Small nose studs that are non-distracting are permitted for students in grades 7-12. All other facial piercings are prohibited. 
    • Studded and spike jewelry (ie.e dog collars) are prohibited.
    • Pocket or wallet chains are prohibited due to safety concerns.
    • Mouth grills or mouth pieces that are worn over a student's teeth that serve only for decorative purpose are prohibited.
    • Tattoos or personalized ink marker drawings that are lewd, vulgar, or depict profanity or prohibited items (i.e. alcohol, drugs, or tobacco products) must be covered at all times while in the classroom, on school grounds, or at school-related activities or school-sponsored events.
    • Any make-up or nail polish that is distracting to the learning environment is prohibited. 
    • Sunglasses or other eyewear that is not for a medical reason is prohibited from being worn inside school building. 
Last Modified on July 11, 2022