Specific Guidelines/Restrictions for Student Dress and Grooming
- Students should wear garments, shoes, jewelry, accessories and hairstyles that are appropriate and modest in length and coverage, reflect a positive image of the school and contribute to a distraction-free learning environment, and lead teachers and/or staff to reasonably believe that the issue does not interfere with, disturb, or distract from the classroom and/or learning environment.
- Students are not to wear clothing that is tight, loose, sagging, baggy, revealing, spaghetti-strap, backless, low cut or short.
- Pants– must be worn at the waist or upper hip and must not reveal underclothing.
- Shorts and Skirts - must fit at the waist or upper hip, must not reveal underclothing, and must be mid-thigh in length or longer.
- Tops, Shirts and Blouses – must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breasts or cleavage.
- Dresses – must not reveal underclothing, midsection, torso, back, chest, breasts, or cleavage and must be mid-thigh in length or longer.
- Shoes – must not detract from or interfere with the learning environment or present a safety or health hazard Tennis shoes or closed-toe shoes are preferred. House shoes/house slippers of any kind are not allowed.
- Head Coverings – no type of head covering is to be worn with the exception of (1) a cap or hat that is part of a uniform worn at a school activity or (2) for religious or medical purposes.
- Underclothing – must wear appropriate underclothing.
10. Pajamas/Loungewear – any and all pajamas/loungewear are prohibited.
11. Jewelry/Piercings – Noisy, distracting and excessive jewelry or accessories are prohibited (including wallet chains). Jewelry/Piercings must not detract from or interfere with the learning environment or present a safety or health hazard.
12. Tattoos –Tattoos that are gang-related, offensive or distracting or that distract from or interfere with the learning environment of the school must be covered at all times.
13. Hair/Make-up – Hair must be well groomed, neat and clean at all times; hair style/color and makeup must not detract from or interfere with the learning and school environment.
14. Backpacks – must not detract from or interfere with the learning environment or present a safety or health hazard.
15. Students participating in school-related activities, such as extracurricular or UIL activities or other special functions, may have a different dress or grooming code required by the sponsor, coach, or administration.