• RCS Student Dress Code

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
    Central Administrative Offices
    511 Harrington Highway
    Eden, NC 27288
    May 22, 2006
    WORK SESSION MINUTES


    After discussion, the Board determined to implement the following dress code regulations for 6 - 12 students for the 2006-2007 school year (and subsequent school years) effective July 1, 2006 (revisions are in bold italics).


    Regulations for 2008-2009:
    School Dress: We ask our students to dress in an appropriate manner for school. Clean, neat, comfortable clothing, which allows your child to participate in all events of school without undue concern, will be most appropriate.

    • Appropriate size student dress and footwear is necessary to maintain a positive and safe school climate. Any clothing or accessories that endanger the safety of others is prohibited.
    • Clothing must be age appropriate, must not distract from the learning process, and cannot be provocative, revealing, indecent, or vulgar. (No short shorts or short skirts are allowed).
    • No headgear including but not limited to hats, earmuffs, bandanas, sweatbands, or sunglasses will be worn inside the school buildings.
    • All sleeveless tops must have shoulders, and all lops must have fitted arm opening. No spaghetti or tank tops are allowed. All tops must cover the waistband of the bottom garment. (Upper garments must cover the midriff at all times.)
    • Clothing will not be allowed which promotes alcoholic beverages, tobacco, the use of controlled substances, depicts violence, is of a sexual nature, is racist, is of a mesh or transparent material, or is of a disruptive nature.
    • Heavy chains or accessories or any attire that has the potential to be used as a weapon is prohibited.
    • No sagging pants allowed. All pants must be worn and fitted at the waist.
    • Any clothing or accessories recognized as being gang related are prohibited.
    • No rips or tears above the knee.
    • No undergarment should be visible.
    • Sleepwear is prohibited.
    • All shirts and tops must be no longer than the top of the leg.
    • No body piercings that are visible except in ears.
Last Modified on July 28, 2008