Dress and Appearance

Students are encouraged to be dressed appropriately for school activities and in keeping with community standards.


Appropriate clothing includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Clothing appropriate for the weather.
  • Clothing that does not create a health or safety hazard.
  • Clothing appropriate for the activity (i.e., physical education or the classroom).


Inappropriate clothing includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • “Short shorts,” skimpy tank tops, tops that expose the midriff, and other clothing that is not in keeping with community standards.
  • Clothing bearing a message that is lewd, vulgar, or obscene.
  • Apparel promoting products or activities that are illegal for use by minors.
  • Objectionable emblems, badges, symbols, signs, words, objects, or pictures on clothing or jewelry communicating a message that is racist, sexist, or otherwise derogatory to a protected minority group, evidences gang membership or affiliation, or approves, advances, or provokes any form of religious, racial, or sexual harassment and/or violence against other individuals as defined in school district policy.
  • Any apparel or footwear that would damage school property.
  • Hats are not to be worn in the building except with the approval of the building principal (i.e., student undergoing chemotherapy,medical situations).


If the administration believes a student’s appearance, grooming, or mode of dress interferes with or disrupts the educational process or school activities or poses a threat to the health or safety of the student or others, the student will be directed to make modifications or will be sent home for the day. A parent or guardian will be notified.


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