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Fruitvale School District Dress Code

The Board of Trustees believes that there is a positive relationship between the way a person dresses and his/her behavior. Students are expected to wear clothing that is appropriate for the promotion of an effective educational program.   If students are dressed in an unacceptable manner, parents will be notified and corrective measures must be taken before the student will be allowed to return to class. Determination of unacceptable clothing will be made by the school principal or designee.

 

DRESS CODE OF RESPECT

School is YOUR Workplace…. Appropriate dress is expected.

 

INSEAM LENGTH:   All types of clothing must be of a length that is not disruptive of the educational process.  All shorts, skirts, dresses etc. must have a 5” inseam, measured as an inseam, not from the waist. 

 

HOLES OR FRAYED CLOTHING: · All clothing must be neat in appearance.  Clothing may not have holes above the 5” inseam measurement.  



REVEALING/INAPPROPRIATE CLOTHING: · Revealing, tight or see-thru clothing is not acceptable.  This includes:  a) extremely tight fitting clothing including tights/yoga pants of any length worn as an outer garment;   b) backless halter tops or dresses, strapless tops, tube tops, “spaghetti straps” & tank tops (less than 2” in width); c) revealing tops that are cut low at the neckline or armpits; d) shirts that expose bare midriffs including shirts that are above the pant/skirt waistline; e) transparent clothing or exposed underwear; f) Pants must be worn at the waist.



Tights, jeggings and/or yoga pants require covering of the 5” inseam in the front and back (i.e. long shirt, top or skirt); and shorts worn under skirts/dresses must adhere to the 5” inseam requirement.

Pajamas, slippers or blankets are not acceptable attire on campus (unless part of a designated spirit day).



Suggestive clothing or objects may not be worn which are libelous, obscene, sexually suggestive, or suggestive of violence or death.  This includes buttons, armbands, shirts, insignias, logos, hats and caps. Clothing or objects advertising any product unacceptable at school, such as alcohol, tobacco, and drugs may not be worn.



Shoes must be worn at all times and shall not be removed.  No metal-tipped boots, shoes with wheels or shoes with heels over 2 inches. 

Bandanas are not allowed on campus.  No wallet chains or lanyards hanging out of pockets.  Hoods and Hats are to be removed while indoors.



Permanent and temporary tattoos are not allowed, nor are markings made by pen or markers on clothing/backpacks or skin. (permanent markers are not allowed on campus)



Excessive, oversized, disruptive or unsafe jewelry is not allowed.  Ear “plugs” or “gauges” are not permitted.



The presence of any apparel, jewelry, accessories, backpack, notebook, or manner of grooming which by virtue of its color, arrangement, trademark, or any other attribute that denotes affiliation with a gang, or which advocates drug use, violence or disruptive behavior, or is determined by the school administration to present a safety hazard, is prohibited.  Any gesture that symbolizes gang membership is also prohibited.

 

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR FINAL DRESS CODE VIOLATION DETERMINATIONS.  IN THE EVENT A STUDENT EARNS AN INFRACTION, THEY WILL WEAR SCHOOL ISSUED CLOTHING FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY. 

For more information see the Fruitvale School District Parent Handbook