Dress Code

The purpose of the Dress Code is to encourage students to focus on the learning process without distractions of unsuitable dress or grooming. Students shall maintain a clean, orderly appearance at all times. The responsibility for the personal appearance of the students rests with the parent/guardian and the student. Personal appearance must avoid being a distraction from the educational process. The following establishes the minimum acceptable standards for student dress at Island Coast High School.

  • Apparel shall be adequate in both length and coverage to be considered appropriate for school. 

  • Pants shall be worn fastened and at the waist with no undergarments showing.

  • Pants with holes,tears and rips are not permitted. Leggings/Yoga are not permitted.
  • Shirts or blouses shall be appropriately fastened in accord with the design of that shirt or blouse. The length shall extend beyond the waist level.
  • Clothing that exposes underwear or body parts in an indecent or vulgar manner is prohibited.
  • Transparent or see-through tops, bare midriff, strapless, low-cut clothing, or tops and outfits that provide minimum coverage or are of a suggestive nature are prohibited: halters, backless, dresses or tops, tube tops, tank tops, muscle shirts, or any clothing which may be distracting are prohibited.
  • Any articles of clothing or jewelry that could likely cause injury-such as chains, bracelets, rings, chokers with or without spikes, or studs-are prohibited .Wallet chains of any length are prohibited.
  • Shoes should be worn at all times, bedroom slippers are prohibited.
  • Apparel emblems, insignias, badges, or symbols that promote the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco or any other illegal activity are prohibited.
  • Apparel or symbols, which may be gang-related, may not be displayed on a student's person or in the student's possession
  • Gang-related tattoos should be covered at all times.
  • The wearing on campus of hats, caps headgear (including hoodies) or sunglasses except in conjunction with designated the school approved uniforms or at authorized athletic practices or activities is prohibited. There may be certain exceptions for medical conditions and physical education classes held outside. the principle will determine there exceptions.
  • Any method of public display (including clothing, nail polish , and other items that may be worn or carried) of an organization affiliated with controversial , obscene or illegal activities on a person, may not be worn, if in the principal's judgement, they may cause a substantial disruption to the school environment.
  • Hair coloring or style that may cause a substantial disruption to the educational environment, as determined by the principal, is prohibited.
  • Long, oversized jerseys are prohibited.

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved. Non-Discrimination Policy Website Accessibility