Dress Code for K-5 and Middle School

Dress Code for Elementary and Middle School Students

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2022-23 Dress Code .pdf
2022-23 Dress Code Spanish.pdf
2022-23 Dress Code Creole.pdf

Dress Code for Grades K-5

In accordance with School Board Policy 5.182, all students are expected to come to school in the mandatory style of dress outlined below. This dress code facilitates a safe, orderly, and productive educational program. You and your child’s cooperation and adherence to the dress code policy are greatly appreciated. Abiding by the school’s dress code is essential to exhibiting S.T.A.R. citizenship. All staff members will enforce this dress code in order to be effective. Staff members will issue DRESS Code Violation Letters to all students not following the Dress Code beginning the first week of school. Parents will be contacted if student is not in compliance, school will request a change of clothes be provided.

ANY solid colored, polo style, collared shirts with two to three buttons maximum
Shirts without buttons or shirts with zippers may NOT be worn
Shirts longer than index finger length must be tucked in (when hands are placed to one’s side)
During inclement weather (cold or rain), appropriate items MAY be worn over the collared shirt
May be worn: sweatshirt, sweater, jacket, raincoat/jacket
During cold weather, a long sleeved shirt MAY be worn under the collared shirt
School (logo) Tee shirts are permitted on Fridays.

Pants must be worn at the natural waistline (a belt is suggested)
Shorts or skirts must be longer than index finger length (when hands are placed to one’s side)
Skirts may not have a slit
Acceptable styles of pants include the following: Docker-style full length pants and Capri pants
Jeans and sweatpants may NOT be worn unless approved by the administration (e.g., reward)
Leggings may only be worn under a dress, skirt, or jumper
Acceptable colors: Khaki, Black, and Navy
Denim, regardless of color, may NOT be worn
A uniform-type dress or jumper (polo shirt underneath) may be worn if it complies with the other components of the dress code
Torn or frayed attire may NOT be worn

Closed toed shoes with a full back must be worn
No Crocs, sandals, flip-flops, or shoes with a back strap
Belts are suggested
The student must ensure that his/her pants are worn at the natural waistline
The use of a belt helps ensure that pants are worn at the natural waistline
Additional Information:

Hats, caps, bandanas, or other head coverings may NOT be worn (exception: religious purposes)
Accessories or jewelry that may pose a safety hazard or are a distraction may NOT be worn (items will be confiscated).
Possible Vendors: Bealls Outlet, GAP, J. C. Penny, Old Navy, Sears, Target, Wal-Mart
Note: Parents will be contacted if student is not in compliance with the dress code. Parents who need assistance with dress code may contact the school.