DRESS CODE

DRESS CODE


Dacula High School’s dress code is designed to maintain an academic focus in the classroom and on campus. Before coming to school, students and parents should ensure the student’s clothing meets the following dress code guidelines. If, in the judgment of the administration or staff, a student’s attire is likely to cause distraction or disruption, the student is required to change clothing. Time out of class due to a dress code violation will be regarded as unexcused. Dress code is enforced upon student’s arrival to school until 2:10pm.

Shirts/Blouses/Tops/T-shirts:

Blouses/shirts may not expose cleavage or any portion of the waist, hips or midriff. If the midriff shows when arms are raised to shoulder height, the blouse/shirt is unacceptable and the student will be made to change into a shirt meeting dresscode. Simply putting on a jacket or shirt over a midriff shirt will not be permitted. Students wearing a midriff to school will receive a dress code violation and be required to change into a shirt meeting dress code.

Undergarments:

No undergarments should be visible at any time.

Shorts/Skirts/Pants:

Shorts and skirts must be no more than 6 inches from the knee. Slits, rips, or holes 6 inches above the knee must not show skin. Waistlines should rest on or above the hips with no undergarment of any kind showing.

Headwear:

Full head coverings or apparel/objects that partially or fully cover or obscure the face are not to be worn on school premises during normal school hours. This includes, but is not limited to, caps, hats, hoods, bandanas, wave caps, do-rags, and sunglasses. Pointed objects such as combs, rakes, curlers, or picks are not to be worn in the hair. ** Exceptions for religious or medical reasons to be granted by the principal.

Shoes:

Health regulations and safety factors require that shoes be worn at all times. Bedroom shoes are not allowed.

Pajamas or sleepwear:

Pajamas or sleepwear are not to be worn. Blankets and pillows are NOT to be brought to school.

Words or symbols:

Clothing shall not display words or symbols that advocate, depict, or imply: weapons, violence, racial overtones, drugs, alcohol, sex, gang affiliation, illegal activity, or anything that suggests inappropriate language or actions.

Jewelry or accessories:

Jewelry or accessories that may be used as weapons are not allowed to be worn on campus. This includes, but is not limited to wallet chains, spiked rings, spiked bracelets, or two or three finger rings that are joined. Sharp objects such as spikes are not allowed on clothing or book bags.

Gang:

Students are not allowed to display clothing or symbols that have been identified as being gang-related. This includes but is not limited to the following: one pant leg rolled up, bandanas, armbands on one arm, Clothing that has been altered to change names or markings, clothes/towels or other objects draped over the shoulder/neck or hanging out of pockets, belts hanging down one side of the body, wearing a particular color on only one side of the body or any clothing or accessory that distinguishes one side of the body. Garments, jewelry, body art, and tattoos that communicate gang affiliation shall not be worn at school.

The principal or his/her designee may, for specific reasons, make individual exceptions to the DHS dress code.