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School Dress Code

 

The following standards apply.  Principals may make additions to these standards.  


If in violation, the students will be asked to change or remain in ISS until a change of clothing can be arranged.


  • Street shoes or sandals will be worn. Bedroom shoes are not permitted. 
  • All shirts and/or blouses must meet the top of the lower garment. No bare midriff shirts or blouses will be permitted. 
  • No plunging necklines, backless tops, tank tops, spaghetti strap tops, halter-tops, or vests without shirts will be permitted. 
  • No clothing or jewelry will be permitted that displays or promotes profanity, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, racism, hate, anything perceived as gang related, or anything of a sexual nature. 
  • Shorts, skirts, and dresses may not be shorter than mid-thigh. 
  • Spandex shorts or pants are not permitted. 

  • Clothing is not to be sheer or mesh, have excessive holes, or expose underclothing. 

  • Jeans with holes above mid-thigh must have leggings under them or the hole covered
  • Sagging trousers and baggy clothing are not permitted. 
  • Clothing may not drag on the floor. 
  • Extraneous articles hanging from clothing, such as chains or other articles will not be permitted. 
  • Hats, sunglasses, hair curlers, skullies, picks, do-rags, or head sweatbands may not be worn inside the school.