Dress Code for DHS

The dress code for DHS will be similar to other public high schools in Polk County. Clothing must be in good taste and follow acceptable dress for an orderly learning environment. All clothing will fit appropriately, as determined by the administration. No attire will contain markings, which are offensive, suggestive, indecent, or gang related.

The following are the expectations for student dress:

Pants
Acceptable Jeans (if they have holes, the holes must be covered at least to the knee), Dress Slacks, Capris, Joggers, Sweatpants, Leggings (with an appropriate covering), Athletic Shorts, or Walking Shorts – MUST be an appropriate length.
Unacceptable Holes in material above the knee/ Pajama pants/ Short Shorts/ Jeggings/ Frayed material/ Spandex / Yoga pants
Shirts/Blouses
Acceptable Appropriate tops, including T-shirts and blouses/ Oxford style / Dress shirts / Polo shirts / Pullover sweatshirts worn over an approved shirt, Shirts that are off the shoulder must have an additional strap holding it up or underneath it (at least 3 fingers wide)
Unacceptable See-through materials/ Midriff/ Halter Tops/ Off the shoulder shirts with no additional strap or shirt underneath
Skirts/Dresses and Spandex Material
Acceptable Skirts/dresses that are knee length
Unacceptable Spandex or form-fitting material / Sleeveless dresses / Skirts/Dresses shorter than knee length
Footwear
Acceptable Athletic-type of shoe / Flats or other safe shoe options. All shoes must have a strap on the back.
Unacceptable Slippers / Slides/ House shoes / Flip flops / Heels over 2 inches
Headwear
Unacceptable Hats / Bandanas / Hoodies (not to be worn inside buildings)/ Head coverings (without the approval of administration for religious or health conditions).

**Administration reserves the right to make all final decisions in regards to dress code violations.**

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