2016-17 Dress Code
Posted On:
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Dress Code 2016-2017*

School dress and grooming shall be modest, moderate, and decent. Apparel or appearance that tends to draw attention to an individual rather than to a learning situation must be avoided. In matters of opinion, the judgment of teachers and administrators will prevail. Please keep in mind that every unique dress situation cannot be addressed.

  • All book bags must be in lockers during school hours.
  • Headphones/Earbuds (see Electronics Policy)
  • No hats or head coverings, except for religious purposes,should be worn. These items must be kept in cars or placed in lockers by 7:20 a.m. NO hats are to be out during school hours.
  • Apparel may not be worn advertising another school unless that particular school is on the college level.

Administration reserves the right to address any clothing or accessory deemed inappropriate.

Acceptable Shirts                                                                    

  • Polo-style                                                                      
  • T-shirts
  • Crew-neck
  • Blouses
  • Button-down
  • Any color or pattern
  • Writing and pictures must be appropriate
  • Size appropriate

Unacceptable Shirts

  • Any shirt with writing, pictures or advertisements that depict drug, alcohol, tobacco, sex, or gangs
  • Sleeveless shirts, tank tops, spaghetti straps, and muscle shirts
  • Revealing (no cleavage or bare midriff, off the shoulder, open shoulder)
  • No part of shirts may be sheer or see through
  • Under-sized shirts or crop tops (Shirts must be able to be tucked-in.)

Acceptable Pants or Shorts

  • Khaki-style pants, jeans/denim, or sweats (sweats or jogging outfits MUST have a professionally created Red Bank or college name or logo on them)
  • Knee-length shorts and capris; shorts can be khaki style or jean/denim
  • School apparel shorts; sportswear with Red Bank or college name or logo on them
  • Leggings and Yoga Pants are allowed if the shirt/top reaches to the end of the fingertips
  • Size appropriate

Unacceptable Pants

  • Any pants with small holes, rips, or tears that expose skin
  • Any pants with excessive holes, rips, tears
  • Cutoffs
  • Pajama pants
  • Jeggings, Spandex; stretch pants; leggings (unless the shirt/top reaches to the end of the fingertips)
  • Skirts or dresses
  • Sagging/oversized pants
  • Pants that are jogging or athletic style unless bearing the Red Bank or college logo

Outerwear Inside the Building

Acceptable Outerwear 

  • Hoodies
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Size appropriate

 Unacceptable Outerwear

  • Heavy coats or jackets between 7:20-2:20 in hallways or classrooms

* If outerwear is removed what is underneath must meet dress code.       

Acceptable Footwear 

  • Tennis shoes
  • Sandals and flip-flops
  • Boots (no steel toe)
  • Dress shoes
  • Shoes must have outdoor sole

 Unacceptable Footwear

House shoes


*Changes for 2016-17 are in bold


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