Dress Code

Students should come to school dressed in clothes that are appropriate for school. “Appropriate” means your clothes do not distract other students and meet health and safety standards. In other words, come to school dressed to learn.

WHAT TO WEAR:

  • Clothing that is clean and in good condition.
  • Shirts/tops that cover your chest, midriff (belly area), and undergarments.
  • Pants, shorts, or skirts that are mid-thigh in length.
  • Shoes must have a hard sole for safety reasons.

WHAT NOT TO WEAR:

  • Clothing that shows underwear, underclothing, excessive skin, or cleavage, such as shorts, miniskirts, halter-tops, tank tops, spaghetti straps, tube tops, sagging pants, etc.
  • Clothes that have several holes or are mutilated or show excessive skin, particularly above the knee.
  • Clothing with vulgar, profane, obscene, or violent images or messages.
  • Clothing with tobacco, alcohol, or drug slogans, logos, or symbols.
  • Hats or hoods (exceptions can be made for religious or medical reasons). Do not dangle hats from your belt, backpack, or other parts of your attire.
  • Blankets.
  • Sunglasses (exceptions can be made for medical reasons).
  • Chains or spikes.
  • Lanyards.
  • Face paint.
  • Gang-related brands, such as, but not limited to: Insane Clown Posse, Psychopathic Records, SRH, Boulevard (Blvd), and others.
  • Gang-related items, such as, but not limited to: Bandannas, clothing worn over the shoulder or worn one-armed, gloves, hairnets, hanging or oversized belts, monochromatic clothing (wearing all one color), notched eyebrows, numerous students wearing similar outfits, old English lettering, oversized chains
  • Gang-related clothing, colors, and/or paraphernalia are not allowed. The school administration reserves the right to determine what constitutes ‘gang attire’ after consulting with law enforcement authorities.
  • If the school administration receives information indicating that a student is gang-affiliated, they (the administration) reserve the right to restrict the clothing style of individual students.

WHAT IF:

Your clothing does not comply with the dress code, you may either:

  1. Call for a parent to bring you appropriate clothes to wear.
  2. Wear our school-issue t-shirt and/or sweatpants.

The school reserves the right to make changes to the dress code during the year as needed and as advised by the school resource officer or School Community Council.