Descriptor Code:JCDA



Dress Code:


The purpose of a dress code is not to inhibit any person's taste in attire, but rather to better facilitate the process of education through reasonable guidelines of "dress." Instilling dignity, pride, modesty, and cleanliness are our goals. For these reasons, some types of clothing are prohibited.


Prohibited Clothing Items:

1.     See-through or mesh clothing

2.     Garments that expose the midriff and/or cleavage

3.     Halter tops, tank tops, and sleeveless shirts

4.     Tennis, gym, biking, short shorts, leggings, lounging pants, pajamas

5.     Garments that expose underclothing or impede walking

6.     Garments that are poorly fitted, oversized, excessively tight, or extremely baggy.

7.     Holes and/or frays in fabric

8.     Hats, visors, hoods, or other head garments including non-prescription sunglasses inside the school building

9.     Cleats, and/or heelies inside any school building; bedroom slippers, and/or novelty footwear deemed inappropriate by the principal.

10.  Garments which display emblems relating to abusive substances, tobacco products, alcohol, sex, violence, and obscenities

11.  Garments that might be considered socially unacceptable or inflammatory

12.  Any emblem, sign, or representation of a gang symbol, or any garment indicating a gang affiliation  


Acceptable Clothing Standards


1.     Pants, trousers, jeans, capris, etc., are permitted. Plain jeans may be worn in any color.

2.     All pants, trousers, jeans, capris, etc., must be worn at the waist. Belts shall be worn securely at the waist.

3.     Shorts, skirts, and dresses shall measure no shorter than three (3) inches from mid-kneecap.

4.     Shirts shall have a sleeve and shall fit properly. Shirts that do not fit properly shall be worn tucked in.  


The principal has the authority to determine appropriate dress.