A student's wearing apparel and grooming shall be the responsibility of the individual student and his or her parents or guardian. Dress and grooming shall be clean, healthy, and safe and shall not be permitted to disrupt the teaching, learning environment. Items that when worn together are usually indicative of gang memberships or apparel that contains a message that is obscene, racist, or promotes illegal activities, drugs, alcohol, or tobacco products shall not be permitted on school grounds or at school functions. District-wide dress requirements for students are as follows:
For both male and female students, the recommended wear will be jeans, long slacks, or capris (below the knee). Pants that drop below the waist are not permitted at any time. The wearing of shorts, skirts or dresses that approach the knee will also be allowed. Holes in garments above the knees will not be permitted. Students must wear shirts that cover the midriff. T-shirts or polo shirts are recommended. Spaghetti straps are not allowed. All visible garments must be in accordance with the dress code. Shoes will be worn at all times. The following shoes are not acceptable: Heelies (shoes with wheels), shoes with cleats, high heels (greater than 1 inch), platform shoes (greater than 1 inch), or bedroom shoes. Hats will not be allowed to be worn in the school building at anytime. Sunglasses, hats and other sun-protective wear will be allowed to be worn outside only.