GENERAL DRESS CODE REQUIREMENTS. Refer to School Board Policy 217

HIGH SCHOOL UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS. (Revised and approved by SB on 7.22.19)

The basic uniform clothing for students in grades 9-12 shall consist of a long or short-sleeved collared, any solid color knit polo-style shirt or any school related t-shirt. Any solid colored pants, shorts, capris, skirts, skorts, and jumpers. All bottoms must be a solid color with no stripes, decorations or embroidery. A small logo is acceptable. Shoes/Footwear – High school students may wear sandals provided they do not interfere with the safety and welfare of the student.

  1. Unacceptable attire. A student may not wear clothing (including bandanas), jewelry (including body piercing jewelry), buttons, haircuts, tattoos, or other attire or marking which are offensive, suggestive, disruptive or indecent, such as:
    1. Clothing associated with gangs.
    2. Clothing encouraging or promoting the use of tobacco, drugs, alcohol or violence.
    3. Clothing associated with the discrimination on the basis of age, color, handicap, national origin, marital status, race, religion or sex.
    4. Clothing exposing the torso or upper thighs, such as see-through garments, mini-skirts or mini- dresses, halters, backless shirts or dresses, tube tops or tank tops without over-blouses or shirts, spaghetti strap garments without over-blouses, bare midriff outfits, or shirts or blouses tied at the midriff.
    5. Clothing not properly fastened or with tears.
    6. Clothing or outer garments traditionally designed as undergarments, such as boxer shorts, underwear, tights, hosiery and sleepwear.
    7. Clothing or footwear that is construed by the principal, or designee, as hazardous or dangerous to the health or safety of the student or others or which might reasonably lead the principal or designee to forecast substantial disruption of, or material interference with school activities.
    8. General Dress Code Policy Requirements.
      1. Appropriate sizes - Garments must be of a length and fit that are suitable to the build and stature of the student.
        1. Upper garments – Upper garments must be long enough to clearly overlap the beltline or stay tucked in during the course of normal movement during the day.
        2. Lower garments – Lower garments with visible belt loops shall be worn with a belt that is properly fastened. The waistband of pants, shorts or skirts must be worn and secured between the hips and the waist. Undergarments and the buttocks must remain entirely covered even while seated. Jumpers, skirts and shorts must be at least mid-thigh or below in length.
        3. Head - No hats, caps, visors, hoods, bandanas, sunglasses or other head gear may be worn inside an enclosed school building except with administrative permission (i.e. medical necessity, religious, school related events).
    9. Shoes/Footwear - All students shall wear shoes/footwear. Students must wear shoes that are safe and appropriate for the learning environment. Students must wear athletic shoes in all physical education classes.
    10. Outerwear – Coats, jackets, sweaters and other appropriate outer garments when necessary due to weather conditions. When outer garments with hood are worn, the hoods must beremoved from the head while in school buildings. The outer garments must be of the appropriate size and shall not be overly baggy or violate any provisions of the dress code.

 

Any student out of compliance with dress code or uniform will be directed to the Student Support & Security Office to contact parent for a change of clothes and/or given the option of wearing school- issued appropriate clothing item. Students who consistently violate dress code or uniform policy may result in spending the day in alternate education (or in-school suspension) for the day or until a parent is able to bring appropriate clothing. Refer to School Board Policy 207 or Student Code of Conduct for more information on progressive response to non-compliance with dress/uniform code.

To assist parents and students in making appropriate fashion and grooming decisions for school, the School Board has established the following minimal guidelines for the appearance and dress of students. The standards of appearance for students shall insure that the students are clean, neat, and properly dressed. They shall observe modes of dress and standards of personal grooming which are appropriate for the academic environment. It is the responsibility of the principal to see that the dress appearance of any student shall not be extreme, to the point of creating a disturbance, or be hazardous to the student and/or others, or school property, whether or not the specific case is covered by the information below. The principal or principal’s designee has the final authority for interpreting whether a student’s apparel/appearance conforms to the dress code.

All clothing and accessories can be purchased from any store.

Dress Code Flyer

Informacion de Uniformes

Frequently Asked Questions

Student Appearance, Dress & Uniform Code (School Board Policy 217 - Updated 7/22/19)