Central High School


Dress Code

Students are expected to exhibit pride in their dress and overall grooming. A proper atmosphere is essential for the education of each student, and appearance and behavior are two key ingredients for a positive environment. The following information is provided for appropriate and consistent student attire. The school's administration and faculty will strictly enforce the dress code. Failure to comply will result in the student not being able to attend class or school.

What to wear

· Slacks: Khaki-color only- woven only, standard or cargo is fine, no knit pants

· Shorts: Khaki color only- woven only, standard or cargo is fine, no knit shorts

o No more than 3 inches above the knee and hemmed

· Shirts: Golf/Polo style with collar

o 9th Grade (students with less than 6 credits): Purple polo shirts

o 10th-11th Grade: White polo shirts

o 12th Grade: Navy Blue polo shirts

· Outerwear: Jackets, sweatshirts, hoodies, and sweaters must either be one of the grade level colors, Central themed, solid gray or solid black.

o Students must have on grade level polo shirt with ALL outerwear.

· Shoes: Street shoes or athletic shoes are permitted, No high heels or house shoes.

Points of Clarification

· Undershirts may be white, gray, black, or the appropriate grade level color.

· Students may wear approved outerwear in the school building. Any other items should be placed in the student's locker at the beginning of the school day.

· All students are to wear pants and shorts at the waist level

· Students must wear shoes at all times when in school building.

· Students may not display slogans or graphics, which in any way promote or sanction obscenities, gangs, drugs, or alcohol; this includes jewelry.

· Students who are pregnant should wear maternity clothing, which conforms to the colors and guideline in the dress code.

· Students are to be properly dressed when the 7:15am bell rings to begin school.

· Students may NOT wear the following in the school building:

o Sunglasses

o Hats

o Caps

o Headbands or other headgear

o Tank tops

o Sleeveless shirts

o Jerseys or t-shirts

o Bandanas in any form (in body, in hair, or hanging from pockets)

Noncompliance with the dress code will result in disciplinary action.


Electronic Devices

Cellphones, IPADS, IPODS can be used before school, during class changes and during lunch. Students must have them OFF and out of sight during class unless the teacher is allowing them for instructional purposes. Earbuds can only be used at lunch.

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