• Please follow the District dress code unless otherwise directed by your school.

    Board Policy JICA-RA

    The District encourages students to take pride in their attire as it relates to the school setting.  Students should dress in a manner that, in addition to the following guidelines, takes into consideration the educational environment, safety, health, and welfare of self and others.

    A.  Students must wear a shirt with pants or skirt or the equivalent (dress, leggings, or shorts).

    B.  Clothing must not be see-through and must cover a student’s undergarments, chest and torso, when standing or sitting.  Bare midriffs, halter tops, and spaghetti straps are not acceptable.  A bare midriff will be defined as any exposed skin between the bottom of one's shirt and the top of one's pants.

    C.  Shoes must be worn at all times.  Closed shoes are to be worn for any type of physical activity, such as physical education, et cetera.  Slippers and any footwear judged as unsafe may not be worn on campus.

    D.  Jewelry shall not be worn if it presents a safety hazard.

    E.  Clothing, accessories and/or jewelry may not state, imply, or depict hate speech/imagery targeting groups based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, or any other protected classification.

    F.  Students may wear clothing, accessories and jewelry that display religious messages or religious symbols in the same manner and to the same extent that other types of clothing, accessories and jewelry that display messages or symbols are permitted.

    G.  Subject to the above, no hats, bandannas, other head coverings, or sunglasses may be worn in a classroom or school building, except for properly approved occupational safety headgear required for special classes or if authorized by a school administrator or authorized/prescribed by a medical professional.

    H.  Obscene language or symbols, or symbols of drugs, sex, alcohol, or weapons on clothing are prohibited.

    I.  Students may not wear clothing, accessories and/or jewelry with images, symbols, slogans, words or phrases that are profane, discriminatory or defamatory or that is worn with the intent to convey affiliation with a criminal street gang as defined in A.R.S. 13-105.

    J.  Hats and sunglasses may be worn outside.

    Exceptions for special activities or health considerations may be preapproved by the administrator.

    Students who volunteer for extracurricular activities, such as athletics, band, chorus, et cetera, are subject to the standards of dress as defined by the sponsors of such activities.