Stanley Elementary Dress Code_2015.pdf
The purpose of this dress code is
to enhance school safety, improve the learning environment, and promote good
behavior. Children’s attitudes toward schoolwork and behavior are related to the
clothing that they wear. Therefore, we recommend clothing and footwear suitable for a
working atmosphere and appropriate weather. In order to achieve this goal, the following
guidelines are in place at Stanley Elementary.
shoes or sturdy, form-fitting shoes are recommended for the school day.
shoes for SAFE play. No backless, high-heeled or open toed shoes are permitted.
No shoes with wheels or shoes without heel/ankle support or back straps are permitted.
and shorts need to fit snuggly at the waist.
with holes, rips, tears, and/or intentional conspicuous patches above the knee
are not allowed.
tight fitting or overly loose/sagging pants with loose waistband will not be
shorts and short skirts are not permitted for school. Mid-thigh, meaning just
above the knee or longer, and no shorter than 2” above the knee is permitted.
with sleeves are preferred.
tank, and thin-strapped tops are not permitted. Straps must be at least 1 ½
inches wide. Sleeveless athletic jerseys without a t-shirt underneath are not
with inappropriate slogans are not to be worn at school (i.e., references to
drugs, alcohol, offensive language, sexual references).
and bottoms must overlap at all times, including when arms are raised.
caps, hoods, and other headwear may not be worn inside the school.
and coats (outerwear) may not be worn indoors during the school day.
should be weather appropriate.
following items are inappropriate for school and therefore not permitted:
colored hair, (i.e., green, purple, orange, etc.)
body glitter, and tattoos
○ Clothing that is
in disrepair, ripped, or contains holes
○ Any article of
clothing or accessory that promotes drugs, alcohol, tobacco, sex, violence or is offensive or degrading
○ Anything that
may cause a distraction to the educational process or is deemed inappropriate or unsafe
○ Jewelry that
pierces any body part other than the ears
sunglasses, jewelry, (other than small earrings) and patches with inappropriate language, logos or gestures
This dress code does not regulate
the exercise of an individual’s sincerely held religious beliefs.