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Policy Number



6.02  .



Elizabethtown Independent Schools













Helmwood Heights Elementary School follows the Dress Code Policy #09.427 and the Student Code of Conduct #09.438 of the Elizabethtown Independent Schools.


    In addition, this policy specifies that the student’s complete attire, including clothes, ornaments, or jewelry shall conform to proper school standards as established by the faculty, administration and SBDM council.  The expectations are as follows:


Students are expected to wear appropriately sized clothing.  (No sagging, bagging, excessively tight or exposing mid-section of the body when arms are raised).


Students are expected to wear clothing with appropriate pictures, graphics, and language.  (Should not be negative, sarcastic, or offensive in nature.


Students are expected to wear shirts with sleeves to the shoulder.  (No tank tops, no spaghetti straps without overshirt, or jerseys without a sleeved shirt underneath.)


Students are expected to wear shorts, skorts, dresses, and jumpers that are mid-thigh in length or longer.  (Jeans, Khakis, Capris, and other pants are also acceptable).


Students are expected to wear shoes that are secured in the back by a strap or backing enabling them to safely participate in school activities.  (Heels no higher than 1-inch, no flip flops).


Students are expected to remove caps, hats and hoods in the building.


Students are expected to wear jewelry that is safe for students and not a distraction to the educational process.        

A clothing closet will be provided so that students with inappropriate clothing can change.  


Any other issues concerning dress expectations or personal expression  that are found to be disruptive to the educational process, will be handled and resolved at the discretion of the building principal.


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