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Dress Code

Proper attire is to be worn at school by all students to foster an environment conducive to learning. To ensure that students observe basic rules of personal hygiene and dress in a manner that would not disrupt the educational process, the following dress code shall apply. (Clark County School District Regulation 5131)
  1. Students are required to wear shoes with soles. House slippers and shoes with wheels are not permitted.
  2. All clothing must be sufficient to conceal any and all undergarments. No skin will show between bottom of shirt/blouse and top of pants or skirts at any time. All sleeveless shirts must have straps at least three inches wide. Prohibited tops include, but are not limited to, crop tops, tank tops, strapless, low‐cut clothing, clothing with slits, or tops and outfits that provide minimum coverage.
  3. All shorts, skorts, skirts, and jumpers/dresses must be at fingertip length.
  4. All jeans, pants, and trousers must be secured at waist level. Sagging is strictly prohibited. Jeans, pants, and trousers are not to have rips or tears that expose undergarments and/or are located mid‐thigh or higher.
  5. Headgear (hats, hoods, caps, bandanas, hair grooming aids, etc.) is not permitted on campus except for designated school approved uniforms, special events, authorized athletic practices, documented medical conditions, bona fide religious reasons, or CCSD/school sanctioned activities.
  6. Slogans or advertising on clothing, jewelry, buttons, and/or accessories which by their controversial, discriminatory, profane, and/or obscene nature disrupt the educational setting are prohibited.
  7. Any clothing, jewelry, buttons, and/or accessories that promote illegal or violent conduct, or affiliation with groups that promote illegal or violent conduct such as, but not limited to, the unlawful use of weapons, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or drug paraphernalia, or clothing that contains threats are prohibited.
  8. Spiked or studded clothing, jewelry, and/or accessories are prohibited.
  9. Outerwear such as coats, mittens, and scarves must be removed upon entering the classrooms/buildings. Administrators, teachers, and staff may use their discretion as appropriate based on the temperature in the facility.  
The school administration will have the right to designate which type of dress, fashion, fads, or appearance disrupt or detract from the educational program and may be potential safety hazard. The principal shall retain the authority to grant exceptions for special occasions and/or special conditions. Teachers are to refer students who are in violation of the dress code to the deans’ office for appropriate disciplinary action.