The district’s dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize
safety hazards. Students and parents may determine a student’s personal dress and grooming
standards, provided that they comply with the following:
Students shall come to school clean and neat, wearing clothing and exhibiting grooming that will not be a
health or safety hazard to themselves or others. School Board policy prohibits any clothing that in the
principal’s judgment may reasonably be expected to cause disruption of or interference with normal
school operations (Board Policy FNCA).
The dress code for the District shall be as follows until altered by the appropriate authority designated by
A. ID cards are to be worn at all times. ID cards should be visibly worn on their person above the
waist in the front of the body.
B. Clothing should cover the body and should fit in such a manner as to promote the modesty of
1. Shoes should be worn at all times (no house shoes or slippers).
2. Clothing with distracting holes or tears will not be permitted. Holes above the fingertip level
are not permitted. If you can touch/see skin below the holes above the fingertips the clothing is
3. Clothing shall be such length or design that the mid-section of the body (midriff or underwear)
shall not be exposed.
4. No sleeveless attire.
5. No sheer or see-through clothing, unless the clothing underneath the sheer is within dress code.
No distracting or low-cut clothing.
6. Pants are not to sag inappropriately. Pants must fit at the waist.
7. Hem lengths of dresses, skirts, shorts, skorts must be below each individual’s fingertips.
Clothing should meet fingertip length while at all times. If a student wears tights or leggings,
he or she must also wear clothing over them which meets the fingertip requirement for
length. Leggings are not considered “pants.”
8. Clothing shall not be worn which displays:
● Offensive, obscene, vulgar, or suggestive pictures or slogans.
● Pictures, symbols, or slogans associated with gang activity, or subversive groups or
activities which incite violence or are deemed inappropriate for a school setting.
● Pictures or advertisement for alcohol, drugs, or tobacco products including but not limited
to beer, wine, liquor slogans, or registered trademarks of such companies.
● Membership in an exclusive group.
9. Sleepwear such as pajama pants is not allowed.
B. Shoes with wheels, rollerblades, skateboards or scooters are prohibited.
A. Hats, bandanas, stocking caps, caps, visors, headbands (to include sport and sweat headbands), and
non-prescription sunglasses should not be worn inside the building.
B. Hairstyles should be simple, clean, and arranged not to cover the eyes and interfere with vision.
Hairnets, picks, combs, or rollers/curlers are not allowed to be worn in a student’s hair on campus.
C. Pocket chains or spiked jewelry shall not be worn inside the building.
D. Dress standards and grooming other than those outlined in this dress code may be requested,
expected, and regulated by a teacher, sponsor, coach, and/or principal, dependent on the activity.
E. Blankets should not be worn inside the building.
Teachers can send students that are out of dress code to the office at any time during the school day. If
the principal determines that a student’s grooming or clothing violates the school’s dress code, the
student will be given an opportunity to correct the problem. The principal/designated person will fill out