Dress Code
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Monday, July 10, 2017

DRESS CODE

The purpose of a dress code is to better facilitate the process of education through reasonable guidelines of "dress," not to inhibit any person's taste in attire. Instilling dignity, pride, modesty, cleanliness, and ensuring safety are our goals. For these reasons, some types of clothing are prohibited.

 

Acceptable Clothing Standards

The following acceptable clothing standards shall apply:

Pants, trousers, jeans, capris, shorts, skirts, etc., are permitted. Shorts, skirts, and dresses shall measure no shorter than three (3) inches from mid- kneecap in front and back, regardless of what is worn underneath (tights, leggings, etc.). 

For clarification, leggings may be worn only under dresses/skirts/shorts that are no more than 3” from mid-knee. Dress/skirt/shorts length must comply with the Dress Code with or without leggings

All pants, trousers, jeans, capris, shorts, etc., must be worn above the buttocks and at the waist. 

Belts shall be worn securely above the buttocks and at the waist.

Shirts shall have sleeves and fit properly (no midriffs, no low-cut, no tank tops, etc.).

 

Prohibited Clothing Items:

1. No garments that expose the midriff and/or cleavage, see-through or mesh clothing, sleeveless shirts/tops.

2. No shorts, dresses, skirts, shorter than 3” from mid-kneecap in the front and back (regardless of what is worn underneath), biking shorts, leggings, or pajamas. For clarification, leggings may be worn only under dresses/skirts/shorts that are no more than 3” from mid-knee. Dress/skirt/shorts length must comply with the Dress Code with or without leggings. 

3. No garments that expose any *underclothing (defined below), impede walking, or are excessively tight/baggy. 

4. No garments with holes above the knee (jeans, pants, or shorts, regardless of what is worn underneath. No holes in tops, regardless of what is worn underneath. For clarification, you may not have any holes above the knee, even if you wear leggings, tights, or shorts underneath.

5. No hats, visors, hoods, bandanas, or other head cover, including non-prescription sunglasses. Hats may be worn with permission on special occasions or fund raiser days.

6. No cleats, heelies, skates, bedroom slippers, or novelty footwear.

7. No garments which display emblems relating to abusive substances, tobacco products, alcohol, sex, violence, obscenities, representation of a gang symbol/gang affiliation, including bandanas of any color.

8. No garments that might be considered socially unacceptable or inflammatory.

       *Underclothing is defined as ANY garment worn under the outer layer of clothing.  This includes tights, leggings, shorts, gym shorts, and underwear. These cannot be exposed if worn under other clothing.

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