• 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, slit or ripped clothing above the knee is prohibited.
    • Students may not wear boxers, pajamas, or other sleepwear as outerwear.
    • 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.
    • Undergarments should not be visible.
    • Tube tops, halters, midriffs, fishnet tops, spaghetti straps, spandex/leotard tops, off the shoulder or tank tops are prohibited.
    • Shirts must be long enough to cover the midriff, even when arms are raised over the student's head.
    • Spandex tops, leotards, and tube tops are prohibited.
    Pants, Shorts, Capris, Skirts, Skorts, or Dresses
    • Shorts, skirts, skorts, or dresses must reach mid-thigh or longer. The same standard applies to slits or slashes in skirts or dresses.
    • All must fit over the hips at the waist.
    • Undergarments should not be visible.
    • Pants must be naturally fitting at the waist and at the crotch.
    • Pants with frayed hems must be stitched.
    • No tight or form fitting pants, stretch pants, or leggings may be worn unless under a skirt, dress, or skort that complies with the dress code.
    • Spandex material, biker sorts, and cutoffs are prohibited.
    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 must be clean, groomed, and by the nature of the style does not tend to create a distraction.
    • Inappropriate insignia and/or designs are not allowed in weaves, braids, dye patterns, shaved or plucked into the hair.
    • Hair color that is disruptive or distractive to the school environment is prohibited (i.e. colors other than natural hair colors). Hair must be either a natural color or naturally tinted or colored in a blended and balanced manner.
    • Wigs may not be worn unless there is a medical exception.
    • Notching or designs of the eyebrows is prohibited.
    • Hair must be kept out of the eyes and must NOT be a distraction.
    Head Wear
    • Hats, caps, sweatbands, bandanas, hoods, visors, or other head coverings are prohibited in the classroom or school building except on approved occasions.
    • Hair curlers or hair rollers are prohibited.
    • Students may not wear hair picks, combs, or brushes in their hair.
    Jewelry and Accessories
    • Earrings are limited to the ears for all students. Earrings include clip earrings, pierced earrings or studs, or any item used as a post in a pierced ear.
    • Boys in grades K-6 may not wear earrings of any kind.
    • Facial piercings of any kind are prohibited.
    • Chokers are prohibited.
    • Jewelry that causes a distraction or that could be dangerous to the student or individuals is prohibited (i.e. necklaces made out of safety pins and chain links).
    • 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 a decorative purpose are prohibited.
    • All inappropriate tattoos and/or personalized ink/marker drawings must be covered at all times while in the classroom, on school grounds, or at school-related activities or school-sponsored events.
    • Males are prohibited from wearing make-up or fingernail polish.
    • Sunglasses or other eyewear that is not for a medical reason is prohibited from being worn inside school building. 
Last Modified on August 13, 2013