First opinions are often formed based upon your physical appearance. How you dress often projects an image which is related to your behavior and attitude. Therefore, it is imperative that you dress in a manner that projects a positive image. Secondly, your dress must be chosen with safety in mind. Any clothing which may pose a safety hazard is not permitted. Lastly, your form of dress/appearance should promote a positive learning environment and cannot cause a disruption to your education or the education of others.
- All clothing should cover the body to prevent excessive skin exposure, be free of inappropriate content, fit properly, and be safe in nature.
- All tops must cover the torso such that they limit the exposure of cleavage, the mid-section, and/or the side below the armpit. Tops must also be made of a material which is opaque, free of holes, and is not excessively tight.
- All pants, shorts, skirts or other bottoms must start at the waist and extend to mid-thigh (measurement in inches from the bottom of the foot to the bottom of the kneecap divided by (3) above the center of the kneecap). They must be made of opaque material which is free of holes above the mid-thigh (measurement in inches from the bottom of the foot to the bottom of the kneecap divided by (3) above the center of the kneecap).
- Shoes to be worn must be safe in nature and manufactured for outdoor wear.
- Physical Education classes shall require athletic wear.
- All hair must be kept in a manner which does not interfere with vision, safety, or work performance. It must be kept clean and free of parasites. Hair must not pose a distraction or disrupt the education of others. No head coverings are to be worn in the school building unless prior approval is granted by the building principal.
- All jewelry must be commercially manufactured in nature, may not pose a safety hazard such as cutting or puncture, and must be appropriate for the educational setting.
- All tattoos or body art must be appropriate for the educational setting and be free of inappropriate messages, visual representations, or vulgarity.
- No Sunglasses are permitted to be worn in the building during the school day.
The Principal has the final authority concerning dress code.
Students who violate the dress code policy are subject to an infraction for dress code violations. Students may be required to change their attire or be sent home.