The district’s dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards. Students and parents may determine a student’s personal dress and grooming standards, provided that they comply with the following:
Students are expected to come to school in clothes that are: clean, neatly kept, modest in nature, and not torn or damaged.
Jeans may have holes located below the fingertips when hands are placed at the side. If jeans are shredded above the fingertip length, undergarments or skin must not be showing.
Pants must be worn with the waist at waist level, and shirts or blouses must be buttoned.
All students must wear shoes and appropriate undergarments.
Sweatshirts/jackets with hoods may be worn; however, the hoods may not be worn on the head in the school building.
Leggings and yoga pants must be worn with a shirt, blouse or tunic that covers the backside, and front, must be below fingertip level. Mesh panels in yoga or athletic pants must be below fingertip level (when fingertips are placed at the side).
Track shorts may be worn during physical education/athletic classes ONLY (6-12 grades).
The following clothing and accessories are inappropriate attire for any student at school or school-related or sanctioned activity:
Shorts, including skirts, or dresses shorter than the length of all fingertips when standing with arms at the side.
Track shorts are prohibited (6-12 grades).
Spandex shorts are prohibited.
Pants worn below the natural waistline or sagging, bagging or extremely loose pants.
Shirts or blouses that reveal undergarments or cleavage, midriff length tops that leave exposed skin, or halter tops.
Exposed undergarments, including bra straps and boxer/briefs, or undergarments visible under clothing.
Shirts that reveal skin around the waist when the student is sitting, bending or reaching.
Bedtime attire, pajamas with or without pockets, undershirts, or undergarments worn as outerwear, e.g., boxer shorts.
Clothing made of any see-through material, fish net, or very loosely woven fabric, unless other acceptable clothing is worn underneath.
Sleeveless shirts are not acceptable, .e.g., tank tops. Shirts or blouses that reveal undergarments or cleavage, midriff length tops that leave exposed skin, halter tops, strapless (off the shoulder), spaghetti straps or racerback shirts are not permitted.
Slippers or house shoes.
Hair grooming products such as combs, picks or rollers worn in the hair are not acceptable.
The following hairstyles or colorings are inappropriate grooming for any student at school or a school related or sanctioned activity:
Liberty spikes or other sculptured hairstyles.
Neon or other hair colorings or bleaching, whether permanent or temporary, in shade or tone that the principal determines to be unnatural, such as, but not limited to, neon orange, neon pink, magenta, any shade of blue, any shade of green, violet, purple, white.
Hair coloring, bleaching, highlighting for the purpose of creating extreme differences in color, shade, or tone between sections of individual strands of hair, hair extensions, weaves, or areas of hair on the head.
Distracting styles (i.e. mohawks) will not be allowed. Patterns or designs shaved or cut into the hair, notched eyebrows, etc.
Goatees, beards, mustaches and other facial hair are not permitted. Sideburns must be neatly trimmed and no longer than the bottom of the earlobes.
The district reserves the right to prohibit any clothing or grooming style that the administration determines to pose health or safety hazards or that may cause the disruption of, a distraction from, or interference with general school operations. The district also reserves the right to alter the dress code for special occasions as deemed necessary by the campus administrator.