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Dress Code

SCHOOL DRESS CODE:
No jerseys, tank tops, cropped tops, strapless and/or spaghetti strap blouses
No jeans, cut-offs, short shorts, sagging pants, pajama tops or bottoms
No platform, strapless, open toe shoes, or bedroom slippers
No gang-affiliated attire or shirts with inappropriate language or drawings
No hats and caps in class; no wave caps at any time
No distracting make-up and/or grooming in class
No long belts, chains, studded bracelets, studded belts or neckbands


UNIFORM POLICY

General Guidelines:

No writing on any clothing item.
No athletic company names, designs or patterns, or logos or insignias (except school logo).
No clothing considered too revealing, too tight or allowing undergarments to show.

Tops:

All shirts and blouses must be white or navy blue and have a collar.
Shirts and blouses must fit properly and cover midriff and chest.

Pants/Shorts/Skirts/Skorts:

All pants/shorts must be navy blue.
Navy blue dress pants, skirts, shorts, skorts, khakis, or corduroys. (Sweatpants and pajamas are not acceptable.)
Pants/Shorts must be fitted at waist, crotch and length.
Do not wear oversized clothing (larger than one size above fitted size) .

Dresses/Skirts/Jumpers:

All dresses/skirts/jumpers must be navy blue; mid-calf skirts or dresses are acceptable.

Jackets/Outerwear:

All Jackets and outerwear (sweatshirts and sweaters) must be plain.
Do not wear jackets or outerwear to cover tops which are in violation of the uniform policy.

Accessories:

A Hat or cap may be worn outdoors only. Symbols and insignia and color that indicate gang affiliation are not allowed.
Earring-type jewelry may be worn only on the ear and on no other parts of the body.
Do not wear non-prescription sunglasses, bandanas, scarves, visors, hairnets or curlers of any kind.
Do not wear initials or names on belt buckles other than that of the wearer.
Do not wear jewelry/accessories that constitute a safety hazard, for example, heavy chains, studded apparel, or large loop earrings.

Shoes:
Tennis shoes or shoes with hard soles are acceptable. Toes and heels must be enclosed.
Shoes must be laced o properly strapped.
Do not wear bedroom slippers.

MISCELLANEOUS:

1. Any clothing that depicts in any form profanity, violence, drugs, alcohol, weapons, vandalism, tobacco, or sexual act, or that is offensive to any gender, sexual orientation, race or ethnic group is unacceptable and prohibited.
2. Any clothing or accessories that are associated with gangs are prohibited.
3. Any clothing that causes a distraction or interferes with participation in school activities is prohibited.
4. Any clothing or article that creates a hazard to the health or safety of others is prohibited.

THE ADMINISTRATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD TO THE LIST OF PROHIBITED BEHAVIORS AS NEEDED.

Students are expected to conform to reasonable standards of cleanliness, appropriate dress, and hair styling. Students shall be required to show proper attention to personal cleanliness, health, neatness, and safety. Parents/Guardians of students coming to school improperly dressed (in violation of the Dress Code) will be contacted. The student may call home for a change of clothes.