Student Dress Code

Uniform Dress Code


                      

Uniform pants and shirts can be purchased at your local Wal-Mart, Kmart, or Target. Uniform shirts should be free of logos. Wal-Mart has a faded glory brand that meets this qualification. Uniforms will consist of the following:



Uniform

(All clothing shall be free of logos)

  • Shirt Polo style long or short, elementary shirt color white, middle school shirt color navy blue, and high school shirt color gray.
  • Pants long or short made of khaki color and must be fitted to waist and not sagging.
  • Skirt or skort made of khaki color and should be no shorter than the mid thigh.
  • Belt black in color.
  • Shoes solid black or white with strings solid  black or white and can be hard shoes or athletic shoes, shoes must cover the entire foot.
  • Socks black or white.
  • Jackets, unhooded sweat shirts and  sweaters should be the same color as shirt.
  • Purses must be clutch purposes ( No larger than 8X6).


Appearance

  •  Standard Pair Uniform.
  • Clothing must be free of graphics and embroidery.
  • Shirts must be appropriately sized and tucked in.
  • Shirts must cover the chest should not be inappropriately exposed.
  • No see through or mesh clothing.
  • Clothing must be worn appropriately (not inside-out or backwards; no rolled up pants legs, etc.).
  • Students may wear plain unhooded sweaters or sweatshirts over the uniform shirt.  The sweatshirt or sweater should be the same color as the uniform shirt.
  • Shorts, skirts, and skorts shall be modest and of sufficient length.  The length of these articles of clothing shall be no shorter than 3 inches above the top of the knee when standing.
  • Clothing must be appropriately sized.  No baggy or sagging pants or shorts are allowed.  Pants must not be worn with the waistband below the hipbone.
  • Belts must be plain black and the buckle can not be over-sized.  Belts must be without logos and graphics.
  • Coats may not be worn inside the school building during the school day.
  • Coats shall be kept in the coat closet.  (Principal or designee may make exception if the building/classroom is unusually cold.).
  • Shoes must be worn at all times and laces must be tied.


Unacceptable Attire
  • Body piercing to the nose, eyebrows, and lips.
  • Haircuts with signs or unnatural colors that take away from the learning environment. (Ex. green, pink, or purple).
  • Clothing designed for sleep wear.
  • Slash cuts in the eyebrow.
  • Spandex and frayed clothing.
  • Grills.
  • Head gear, hats, or any head covering unless approved by the Principal.
  • Pins.


Exceptions to Dress Code Policy
  • A student wears a particular item for religious purposes.  The parent must bring in a sworn affidavit and the administration reserves the right to investigate.
  • A student's parent request a reasonable accommodation to address the student's disability.


Enforcement

The Principal and/or Principal's designee shall ensure that the policy is enforced in a consistent manner and require the student and the student's parent or guardian to take appropriate action to remedy the situation determined to be in conflict with the dress code policy.  Disciplinary action shall be taken for violation of the School Uniform Policy and Appearance Policy in accordance with the Lexington School District Two code of student conduct.
  • 1st Offense:  Students shall be informed that they have violated the policy.  They shall be given the opportunity to call a parent or guardian to bring them acceptable clothing.  If a parent cannot be reached, the student will be sent to In-School Suspension.
  • 2nd Offense:  A second infraction of the policy shall be considered as defiance.  In addition to the disciplinary actions available for a first offense, a parent/guardian conference shall be held.
  • 3rd (and additional ) Offenses:  A third or additional infraction of the policy shall be categorized as a Category 1 Offense and the student will be sent to the district's Hearing Officer.


Purchasing Uniforms

The school is not responsible for the purchasing of student uniforms.  Parents or guardians who have concerns about the affordability of a uniform should contact the school.


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