Dress Code (Reviewed/Updated by the CCSD School Board, May 6, 2021)
A. Purpose: The courts, state, and federal laws, as well as Cache County School
District and district policies require an atmosphere at school any school
function which provides for a safe, orderly, and disruption-free environment.
The following dress code policy has been designed to support such an
B. There appears to be a close relationship between good dress and grooming
habits, good work and study habits, and proper school behavior. In the
judgment of staff and/or administration, any clothing, hair style, or
personal adornment that poses a safety hazard or causes a disruption
within the school or any school function, appropriate corrective
action will be taken.
C. Disruption is defined as, but not limited to, reactions by other individuals to
the clothing or adornment, which causes the teacher/administrator to lose the
attention of the students, to modify or cease instructional activities, or to deal
with the student confrontations or complaints.
D. Responsibilities: Adherence to dress and grooming standards is the
responsibility of the student and his/her parents/guardians. Enforcement of
the school’s dress code and standards is the responsibility of the school
administration, faculty, and staff. Students who choose not to comply with
the staff member’s corrective request may be referred to school
administration for corrective action.
E. Corrective actions may include but are not limited to:
a. Students will be required to change clothes, turn clothing articles
inside out, call home for a change of clothing to be brought to the
school, or wear a school-designated article of clothing loaned by the
b. Any item which violates the dress code may be confiscated and later
returned to the student or parent by the school administration.
c. Subsequent violations of the dress code may result in a parent
conference and/or student detention and/or suspension.
F. The Cache County School District has established the following guidelines
to aid parents and students in selecting proper school attire:
●Students should be clean and well groomed (hair, clothes, cosmetics). If
safety is a factor, more stringent standards may be applied.
● Shoes or sandals must be worn at all times while on campus
● Except for religious or medical purposes hats, caps, and other head
coverings (sweatshirt hoods) shall not be worn or displayed inside school
facilities during school hours.
● Clothes shall sufficiently cover undergarments at all times.
● See-through or net fabrics, halter tops, off-the shoulder or low-cut tops,
bare midriffs, and muscle shirts (sleeveless/bare midriff shirts) are
● Shorts and skirts should be worn nearer the knee.
● Metal accessories that present a hazard to the health or safety of the
wearer or others are prohibited on school grounds.
● For safety purposes, no backpacks are allowed in classrooms throughout
● Clothing, jewelry, personal items (backpacks/bags, binders, bandannas,
etc.), and skin shall be free of writing, pictures, symbols, insignia, or
color combinations which:
a. Communicate crude, profane, or sexually suggestive messages
b. Displays drug, alcohol, or tobacco advertising, promotion, or
c. Advocate racial, ethnic, or religious prejudice
d. Represent or give evidence to gang membership or affiliation
Any clothing in question will be scrutinized and left to administration to determine
appropriateness and whether it shall be allowed. This dress code is for the protection
and preservation of the teaching and learning environment and for the safety of all
students, staff members, and visitors. Please remember that the dress code policy
applies to all students whether attending school or any school function (as participant
or member of the audience), regardless of time or place.