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High School Student Dress Code

Dress Code

Students may not wear clothing that causes “a material and substantial disruption to the educational process.”

Students are expected to dress appropriately and neatly in a manner that will reflect credit to themselves, their families, and their school. It is impossible to identify and label every variation in student attire as acceptable or unacceptable. In all cases, the final decision rests with the school administration. The principal may modify the dress code for special occasions. The School District provides the following codes concerning student attire at school, at school-sponsored or authorized functions, and in school vehicles.

  1. Students will not wear clothing that unduly exposes the body, such as tops that do not cover the midriff, excessively low-cut blouses or dresses, halter/tank tops, see-through clothing, or bike shorts. Shorts, skirts and dresses must be fingertip length of the wearer. Jeans are not to have holes above fingertip length of the wearer. Additionally, clothing which shows underwear or lack thereof when doing normal school activities (including, but not limited to, leggings, tights, yoga pants, and jeggings). If these items are worn, there must be sufficient coverage to a minimum or mid-thigh.

  2. Excessively large or baggy clothing (especially outerwear) which may conceal dangerous items or be a safety hazard shall not be worn. Students will not wear sagging or low cut pants, shorts, or shirts that will expose their undergarments. Intentionally torn or cut up clothing, unstrapped overalls, or clothing with dangling, detachable straps are prohibited. Jeans with holes exposing excessive skin and/or above the reasonable length area must be covered.

  3. Students must wear shoes, boots, or other types of appropriate footwear. 

  4. Sleep-wear such as pajamas, pajama pants (bed pants), lounge pants, house shoes, and/or slippers are not to be worn to school.

  5. Muscle shirts, sleeveless undershirts, or fishnet shirts are not to be worn alone as outer garments. Multiple tank tops worn together are prohibited. Shirts with cutoff sleeves are prohibited. 

  6. Blankets may not be brought to school or used while at school.

Students who are found to be in violation of the dress code shall be required to correct the problem; they are also subject to disciplinary action.



Students will not wear clothing or accessories that display symbols, pictures, lettering, or numbering that is profane, vulgar, repulsive, obscene, or sexually suggestive or that advertises or promotes dangerous weapons, tobacco, alcoholic beverages, low-point beer, drugs, drug related items, drug paraphernalia, cult or gang related symbols or other items or activities that are illegal for the general population or for minors.


Dog collars, jewelry with spikes, large hair picks, wallet chains, and heavy chain necklaces are not permitted, nor is any other accessory that may pose a safety concern for students or others. Sunglasses may not be worn inside the buildings except when prescribed by a doctor.


Body Piercing and Tattoos

Body piercing and tattoos that are considered offensive or distracting to the learning environment will not be permitted.



Students will not wear hats, caps, sweatbands, hoods, or any other types of headwear INSIDE ANY BUILDING ON CAMPUS during the school day.  “School day” shall be defined as the time a student arrives on campus until the student leaves campus. This applies to both males and females. If a student is in violation of wearing a cap, hat, or any other type of removable headwear, the student will be asked to remove the headwear and it will be kept in the building’s front office where it can be picked up at the end of the school day by the student.  One day of lunch detention will be given for the first offense. After the first offense, a parent or guardian must come to pick up the headwear and multiple days of detention will be assigned.  If a student is caught wearing a hood, the student will be asked to pull it down and a day of detention will be given for the first offense.  If the student repeats the behavior, multiple days of detention will be assigned and he or she may be banned from wearing hoodies to school.  The purpose for prohibiting headwear is due to safety.  Administration and law enforcement must be able to see the faces of all students at all times, including on camera footage.  


Hair and Cosmetics

Hair must be neat, properly maintained, and not disruptive to the learning environment. Cosmetics must be conservative and in good taste.