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Dress Code

DRESS CODE

Our dress code is designed to encourage modesty, while still allowing for individuality, comfort, and practicality. This freedom still allows for personal expression, while promoting an environment that is conducive to work and academic achievement. In order to achieve this level of excellence, all children must be neat and well groomed in appearance. If a student’s dress becomes a distraction to the educational environment, it will be dealt with on an individual basis. Any clothing/accessories/etc. that is not identified below, and creates a distraction in the educational environment will be handled at the discretion of the administration.

The following guidelines for dress and appearance are to be observed by all students.

Shirts and blouses:

  • Shirts should be proper fitting, and long enough to cover undergarments and stomachs. Bare midriffs are not permitted.
  • Shirts with spaghetti straps, halter-tops, mesh, and see-through material are not allowed.
  • Items with inappropriate language or logos and/or items with tobacco, alcohol or drug advertisements are not allowed.

Pants and jeans:

  • Pants and jeans should be neat and size appropriate. They should not be frayed or excessively worn.
  • Pants and jeans should not be baggy, oversized, skin tight or expose undergarments.

Shorts and skirts:

  • Shorts and skirts should be neat, loose fitting, and must reach the tips of the fingers.
  • Mini-skirts and short-shorts are not allowed.
  • It is suggested that girls wearing dresses or skirts wear shorts underneath for modesty.

Shoes:

  • Tennis shoes are required for PE and suggested for all other times.
  • Shoes should be neat, clean, and not excessively worn.
  • Shoes with laces should be tied.
  • Sandals are permitted only if they have a back strap.
  • Flip-flops, strapless sandals or high-heeled shoes are not allowed.

Accessories:

  • For safety reasons, students should not wear hoop or dangling earrings.
  • Make-up and jewelry of any type should not be excessive or distracting.
  • Baseball caps and winter hats may only be worn outside or on the playground.

Hair:

  • Hair should be clean and neat in appearance.

Backpacks:

  • For safety reasons, wheeled backpacks are not allowed.
  • All backpacks, coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, etc. must be labeled with the child’s name.
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