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CECP Dress Code

In support of CEC’s Workforce Readiness Guarantee which focuses on the attitudes, behaviors and skills that are essential for successful employment, CEC’s dress code will promote common sense workforce attire to include safety and modesty.


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 or tank top straps must be at least 3 inches wide (no spaghetti straps or exposed undergarments). *This is in effect for both male and female students. Shirt necklines must be no more than 3 inches below the collarbone and no cleavage or undergarments should be exposed.
  • At all times, the ‘Four B’s’ must be covered (Buttocks, Breasts, Back, and Belly).
  • Inappropriately sheer or overly tight or loose clothing may not be worn. Sweatpants are not allowed (*see exception). *Pants or jeans are to be worn no lower than the hipbones making sure that no underwear or skin is shown when sitting.
  • Dresses, skirts, and shorts must be fingertip length.
  • Pajamas and/or slippers may not be worn. Please do not bring blankets.
  • Hats, sunglasses, hairnets, do-rags, beanies (*see exception), 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.

*Unless communicated differently, CECP sweatpants and beanies may be worn on Fridays.


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.




Any student deemed in violation of the CEC dress code shall be required to change into appropriate clothing or make arrangements to have appropriate clothing brought to school immediately. In this case, there shall be no further penalty. If the student cannot promptly obtain appropriate clothing on the first offense, the student shall be given a written warning and the opportunity to change into loaned clothing, if available, and the administrator shall notify the student's parent/guardian. On the second offense a review of school expectations and rationale for dress and appearance will be accomplished, and a restorative conference with the parent/guardian shall be held. On the third offense, parents will be contacted, and the student may be subject to suspension or other disciplinary action in accordance with Board policy concerning student suspensions, expulsions and other disciplinary interventions. Classes missed as a result of clothing related offenses are considered excused, however, the student may be required to make up class time missed.