Student Dress Code- 2016
A student dress policy is an essential aspect of creating a school environment that is safe and conducive to learning and free from unnecessary disruption. During the school day, students shall adhere to a standard of dress and appearance that is appropriate. CECP establishes the following guidelines, in accordance with CEC board policy, to define an appropriate dress code. It is the desire of the leadership of CECP to have professional dress standards that are defined and enforceable. The dress code will be enforced beginning with the first full day of the school year for all CECP students. All CECP students will be in dress code while on campus, while attending any school related event or social, or while representing CECP in any capacity off-campus.
Dress Code Guidelines
- Shirts must have sleeves (no tank tops, spaghetti straps or exposed undergarments). Shirt necklines must be no more than 3 inches below the collarbone and no cleavage or undergarments should be exposed.
- Inappropriately sheer or overly tight or loose clothing may not be worn; no leggings. *Leggings may be worn only under pants, shorts, dresses or skirts that comply with the dress code. Yoga pants, jeggings, sweatpants, athletic pants, or any stretchy type material may only be worn during PE Classes.
- Clothing must cover the stomach, breast, midriff, buttocks, and underwear.
- Hoodies, sweaters, and other outerwear are considered a shirt and not an accessory and must meet the dress code. If outerwear is open, the under layer must meet the dress code requirements.
- Pants or jeans are to be worn no lower than the hipbones making sure that no underwear or skin is shown when sitting. The pants or jeans cannot have holes or tears.
- Dresses, skirts and shorts must touch the top of the kneecap when standing. Athletic Shorts may only be worn during PE Classes.
- Pajamas and/or slippers may not be worn. Please do not bring blankets.
- Sunglasses, hats, hairnets, do-rags, beanies, hoods or bandanas may not be worn inside the buildings.
- Shoes must be worn at all times.
- Clothing, paraphernalia, grooming, jewelry, accessories, tattoos, or body adornments that contain any words, symbols, or pictures which include the following are inappropriate and must be removed or covered:
Reference to drugs, tobacco, alcohol, weapons, or gangs.
Are of a sexual nature.
Are obscene, profane, vulgar, lewd, legally libelous, distracting, or dangerous.
- All staff monitor before school, during breaks/lunches, and after school. Teachers monitor in classrooms; The Dress Code also applies to inside the classroom at all times.
- Students sent out for dress code violations will need to report to office immediately. Disruptions to classroom education should be at a minimum for teachers and students.
- 1st Offense: Student Warning; incident recorded in I.C. Student will be allowed to change or have someone bring them clothes. This is considered a Level 1 Consequence. Student will be allowed to return to class when they are dress code compliant. If the student refuses to change clothes he/she will move to Level 2 Consequences.
- 2nd Offense: Detention and parent notification. This is considered a Level 1 Consequence. Student will be allowed to return to class when they are in dress code appropriate clothing. If the student refuses to change clothes he/she will move to Level 2 Consequences.
- 3rd Offense: 2 Detentions and parent meeting is required. Student will be allowed to return to class when they are in dress code appropriate clothing. If the student refuses to change clothes he/she will move to Level 2 Consequences.
- 4th or subsequent Offense: Suspension, parent meeting is required before student can return to class from suspension, and student contract must be signed by all parties.
All incidents will be recorded in I.C.
*Any Absences or Tardies resulting from Dress Code infraction will be counted as Unexcused