Dress Code

DRESS CODE

Student dress and personal appearance shall meet reasonable standards of safety and cleanliness while showing respect for others. Personal appearance and dress that violate reasonable standards, demean, slur, or harass others through symbols, words or images, and/or substantially disrupt the educational process shall not be tolerated.

The following items are deemed disruptive to learning and are not acceptable on school grounds, in school district vehicles, or at school functions or activities:

 

  • Appropriate length: Shorts, dresses, skirts or other similar clothing when shorter than mid-thigh length
  • Headwear: Sunglasses, hats, hoods, or head scarves worn inside a building. Head scarves of a religious nature are permitted as allowed under state and federal law. All grooming items must be in a student’s bag, pocket, purse, binder, or locker. Grooming items must remain put away in class.
  • Inappropriately sheer, tight, loose, or low-cut clothing that bares or exposes the stomach, back, breasts, buttocks, or genitalia. (For example, the following items are prohibited under this section: garments made of fishnet, mesh, or similar material, and midriffs, halter tops, backless clothing, tube tops, muscle tops, revealing tank tops or sundresses, etc.)
  • Any clothing, paraphernalia, grooming, jewelry, hair coloring, accessories, or body adornments that are or contain any words, symbols, or pictures that:
    • Refer to drugs, tobacco, alcohol or weapons
    • Are of a sexual nature
    • Are obscene, profane, vulgar, lewd or legally libelous
    • By virtue of color, arrangement, trademark or other attribute denote membership in gangs, associations or clubs which advocated drug use, violence or disruptive behavior
    • Threaten the safety or welfare of any person
    • Promote any activity prohibited by the student code of conduct
    • Pose a threat or potential threat to the safety or welfare of any person
    • Otherwise disrupt the school’s mission in delivering educational services
  • Inappropriate footwear, including bedroom slippers. Some classes may require that students wear closed toed shoes for safety purposes.
  • Underwear as outerwear
  • Inappropriate grooming or hygiene
  • Pajamas are ONLY to be worn on days designated by Student Council as “Pajama Day.”
  • Any other attire or grooming that is prohibited in the student dress code applicable to the particular school.