Dress Code Policy

Student Dress Code

Desert Ridge High School

Based on JICA-R

(revised February 20, 2018)

In support of the educational environment, the following guidelines have been established. It is an expectation that volunteers working with students will adhere to this policy. These guidelines include, but are not limited to:

·Tops with 2 inch strap-width on each shoulder       Shirts and tops need to be long enough to cover midriff

·      Clothing must modestly cover under arm, back, cleavage, and chest area

·      Clothing must cover the undergarments and buttocks

·      Shorts, skirts and dresses must be modest in length

·      Shoes must be worn at all times

·      Pants and shorts must be worn to fit, no bagging or sagging

Prohibited Items Include But Not Limited To:

·      Trench coats and other oversized clothing that can conceal contraband

·      Clothing items identified by a school administrator and/or a law enforcement official as negative or gang affiliated and/or carry the potential to create intimidation and violence.

·      Clothing, backpacks, binders, jewelry, or tattoos that displays offensive symbols, inappropriate or negative messages

·      Clothing that references drugs/alcohol

·      Bare feet and slippers without rubber soles

·      Bandanas

·      Jewelry or accessories that could present a safety hazard Exceptions for special activities or health considerations may be pre-approved by administration. Students who participate in required/extracurricular activities, such as athletics, band, chorus, physical education courses, etc. are subject to the standards of dress as defined by the teachers/sponsors of such courses/activities.

School administrators will make the final decision regarding the appropriateness of any student’s appearance. To create the safest possible environment for students and to guarantee the students’ focus it to receive a quality education, GPS finds it necessary to outline expectations regarding student dress code.


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