A student’s appearance, including dress and hygiene, must not disrupt the educational process or compromise standards of health and safety.
Students who disrupt the educational process or compromise standards of health and safety must modify their appearance.
The following are not allowed:
- Clothing with emblems, logos, and insignias for alcohol, tobacco, or sexually explicit companies.
- Coats, gloves, and sunglasses are to be left in the lockers
- Exposed undergarments
- Hats, bandanas, hoods, hairnets, sweatbands, headbands (males only) or other head coverings except for religious reasons
- Midriffs showing, including when arms are raised
- Pants and shirts having excessive or inappropriate rips or holes
- Pants worn below the waist (students may be asked to wear belts and/or tuck in shirt)
- Short shorts or short skirts (shorts and skirts must be longer than arm’s length when held at side)
- Shorts and skirts worn with tights or leggings must be longer than arm’s length when held at side
- Studded and/or spiked jewelry or hanging chains
- Tops that are low cut or overly revealing, such as off-the-shoulder or scoop-neck shirts
- Tops that are see-through or contain mesh or lace
- Tops with low armholes (e.g. basketball jerseys)
- Tops without sleeves
- Writing on skin
- Earbuds/headphones should only be worn in ears during class when needed for learning, before school in designated areas, or in the cafeteria during a student’s designated lunch period.
Clothing that promotes the use of drugs or alcohol, displays inappropriate language, depicts a violent or inappropriate theme, identifies gang affiliation, or is in poor taste is also not allowed.
If a student arrives at school wearing any inappropriate attire, he or she will be required to change into his or her gym suit or other proper attire. Repeated offenders will face disciplinary consequences. The school administration is the final authority for judging the appropriateness of a student’s appearance.