Students have the responsibility to dress appropriately, which final determination shall be that of the Principal. A student’s dress should show respect for self and others and shall not be permitted to disrupt the teaching and learning environment. Each school board shall adopt a dress code policy that prohibits a student, while on the grounds of a public school during the regular school day, from wearing clothing that exposes underwear or body parts in an indecent or vulgar manner or that disrupts the orderly learning environment. F.S. 1006.063. The final determination shall be that of the Principal or their designee.
Students Grades 4-12: Student dress and personal grooming are the responsibility of the student and parent. In the final analysis, the building administrator has the responsibility to interpret that which negates a reasonable standard of conduct and appearance. Students whose personal attire or grooming distracts or may distract others from school work shall be subject to the following:
1st offense- Verbal warning, parents called, allowed appropriated time to make required changes and return to class. (Class time missed will be unexcused.)
2nd offense- Disciplinary action will be taken after required changes are made. The student is ineligible to participate in any extracurricular activity for a period not to exceed 5 days and the school principal must meet with the student’s parent or guardian.
3rd offense- Three days of In-School Suspension will be assigned after required changes are made, the student is ineligible to participate in any extracurricular activity for a period not to exceed 30 days, and the school principal must call and send a written notice of such to the student’s parent or guardian.
All additional infractions will be treated as Insubordination.