Dress Code

Dress Code

In keeping with the educational purpose of this school, students are expected to dress and groom themselves appropriately. Each student is expected to keep his/her person and clothing modest, clean, and neat. The wearing of clothing which might disturb the order and decorum of the school is prohibited.

General Guidelines

  1. Clothing, jewelry, and accessories decorated with offensive illustrations, slogans that are suggestive of drugs, tobacco products, alcohol, sex, obscenities or language which proves to be a disturbing influence shall not be allowed.
  2. Footwear and shirts must be worn.
  3. Bare midriffs, sheer or see through clothing, bare backs, off-the shoulder tops, tank tops, and shirts with cut out sleeves are not allowed. Tops revealing cleavage are not permitted.
  4. Clothing with inappropriate holes (size or location) is not permitted.
  5. No hats, scarves (worn as a head covering), bandanas, caps, rakes, picks, combs, spurs, or sunglasses may be worn inside the building. The offending article may be confiscated.
  6. No extremely tight or short clothing is permitted.
  7. Any apparel that is gang related cannot be worn on the school campus.
  8. No sagging pants are allowed.
  9. All shirts and tops must have sleeves.
  10. No chains or spiked collars are permitted.
  11. Students will not wear pajamas, nightgowns, house slippers, or lounging pants in school.

Procedures

  • Dress code violations corrected prior to the 8:30 am start of school will not count as a dress code offense.
  • There will be a classroom check for dress code violations daily during first block.
  • When possible violations of these expectations occur, the student will be sent to the principal, who will evaluate the violation and instruct him/her in the correction of the matter. In keeping with PBIS, every effort will be made to correct the issue and return the student to his/her regular class as soon as possible. However, some situations may require the student to be assigned to AIM.
  • Principals shall enforce the dress code and apply discipline as deemed necessary.

Violation Consequences

  • First Offense: Correct the offense and return to class or be assigned to AIM.
  • Second Offense: 1 day of AIM.
  • Third Offense and Beyond: 2 days of AIM.