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 at the discretion of school leaders 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: 

  • Due to safety concerns: sunglasses, hoods, head scarves or any other head covering worn inside a building. Headscarves of a religious and cultural 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 and must remain put away in class.
  • Inappropriately low-cut clothing that bares or exposes the breasts, buttocks, or genitalia.
  • Any clothing, paraphernalia, grooming, jewelry, hair coloring, accessories, or body adornments that 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 advocate drug use, violence or disruptive behavior
    • Threaten the emotional or physical 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
  • Underwear as outerwear