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Dress Code - Middle and High School
1. APPROPRIATE ATTIRE
Appropriate and non-distracting attire shall be worn in
the educational setting. This includes off-campus
activities such as field trips, performances, and school-
-Skirts and shorts must be worn at least three (3) inches
from the knee when standing (leggings or tights do not
substitute for length).
-Shirts with sleeves for young men.
-Clothing must cover undergarments.
-Pants, shorts and skirts must be worn at the waist.
-Straps on young ladies’ tops must be the width of her
-Proper undergarments and supports must be worn.
2. INAPPROPRIATE ATTIRE
Hats and sunglasses should not be worn in the building
(Any violation will result in confiscation of the items.)
-Head coverings such as bandanas, scarves, wraps (etc.)
-Tank tops, tube tops, halter tops, tops with string straps,
and plunging necklines that expose cleavage
-Bare midriffs and backs
-Sheer leggings/jeggings and tights worn as pants or
underneath an inappropriate skirt
-Bedroom shoes, lounge wear, pajamas, and blankets
-Excessively long wallet/pocket chains
(longer than 6 inches)
-Sagging” pants are prohibited. Sagging is identified as
pants that are not worn at the waist.
-Clothing that promotes tobacco, alcohol or other drugs
-Clothing that promotes guns, violence, gangs, sex, or
disrespect to others
-Rips, tears, holes and worn places in clothing must be
no higher than three (3) inches above the knee
-The display of obscene or profane language or gestures
on clothing may result in an out-of-school suspension.
Also, while the displayed message may not be obscene
or profane, the message conveyed may still be deemed
inappropriate and students will be asked not to wear the
3. HAIR STYLES AND COLORS
All students are asked to refrain from hair styles/colors
that are potentially distracting in a school setting (any
action related to hair styles/colors is at the discretion of
NOTE: The administration will make the final judgment
on the appropriateness of clothing and/or appearance and
reserves the right to prohibit students from wearing any
articles of clothing or other items which lead to, or may
foreseeably result in, the disruption of or interference with
the school environment. In the event the administration
determines a student’s dress is inappropriate for school in
accordance with this policy, the administration will
require the student to change and will inform the student
not to wear the garment to school again. Repeated
violations of the Dress Code will be addressed as outlined
in the District’s Behavior Code.