Student Dress Code

Pair Uniform Dress Code Policy

                                                                                                                       

Uniform pants and shirts can be purchased at your local Wal-Mart, Kmart, or Target. Uniform shirts should be free of logos. Wal-Mart’s Faded Glory brand meets this qualification. Uniforms consist of the following:

 

(All clothing should be free of logos.)

 

Uniform

Ø  Shirt Polo style long or short, elementary shirt color black, middle school shirt color navy blue, and high school shirt color gray

Ø  Pants long or short made of khaki color and must be fitted to waist and not sagging

Ø  Skirt or skort made of khaki color and should be no shorter than the mid thigh

Ø  Black or brown belt

Ø  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  (shoe must be entirely one color)

Ø  Socks black or white

Ø  Sweat shirts and sweaters should be the same color as shirt

Ø  Purses must be clutch purposes (No larger than 8X6)

Ø  Jackets must be unhooded and a solid color. The only acceptable colors are black or gray for the high school, black or navy blue for the middle school, and black for the elementary

 

Appearance

Ø  Standard Pair uniform

Ø  Clothing must be free of graphics and embroidery

Ø  Shirts must be appropriately sized and tucked in

Ø  Shirts must cover the chest and the chest should not be inappropriately exposed

Ø  No see through or mesh clothing

Ø  Clothing must be worn appropriately (not inside-out or backwards; no rolled up pants legs etc.)

Ø  Students may wear plain unhooded sweaters or sweat shirts over uniform shirt. The sweat shirt or sweater should be the same color as the shirt and tucked in the pants

Ø  Shorts, skirts, and skorts shall be modest and of sufficient length. The length of these articles of clothing shall be no shorter than three inches above the top of the knee when standing

Ø  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

Ø  Belts must be plain black or brown and the buckle cannot be oversized. Belts must be without logos and graphics

Ø  Coats may not be worn inside the school building during the school day

Ø  Coats shall be kept in the coat closet. (Principal or designee may make exception if the building/classroom is unusually cold)

Ø  Shoes must be worn at all times and laces must be tied

Ø  Fingernails may have clear coat paint or be in a French manicure

 

Unacceptable Attire

Ø  Body piercing to the nose, eyebrows, lips

Ø  Haircuts with signs or unnatural colors that take away from the learning environment (ex. green, pink, or purple)

Ø  Mohawk hair cuts are not allowed

Ø  Colorful fingernails

Ø  Hair should be braided fully or combed out fully

Ø  Clothing designed for sleep wear

Ø  Slash cuts in the eyebrow

Ø  Spandex and frayed clothing

Ø  Grills

Ø  Head gear, hats, or any head covering unless approved by the Principal.

Ø  Pins


Exceptions to Dress Code Policy

1. 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.

2. A student’s parent requests 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 situations 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 Lexington 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 Category 1 and the student will be sent to the district 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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