“Dress for Success” Pre-K - 12th. 2010. 2011. A Guide for Parents, Students and Teachers. United I. S. D. Standardized Dress. Policy FNCA (LOCAL) STUDENT CONDUCT: DRESS CODE Purpose:
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A Guide for Parents, Students and Teachers
Policy FNCA (LOCAL) STUDENT CONDUCT: DRESS CODE
The District’s dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, instill discipline, prevent disruption, avoid safety hazards and teach respect for authority.
Successful Implementation at the Elementary, Middle and High School Level;
Increase in safety and security at the campus;
Easily identify students who should be on the campus
Help prevent gangs from forming on campus
Improvement in student self-esteem
Lessen peer pressure;
Diminish economic and social barriers among students.
Increase a sense of belonging and school pride/spirit.
Improve student discipline and focus on school work;
Possibly lessen clothing expenses for parents.
Texas Education Code Section 11.162:
(b) The rules the board of trustees adopts must designate a source of funding that shall be used in providing uniforms for students at the school who are educationally disadvantaged.
Pants, Skirts, Shorts, Skorts, Capris, Jumpers and Dresses in khaki, navy and black
Jackets, cardigans and sweatshirts with or without hood/hoodie must have buttons or zippers. No pullover sweatshirts are allowed.
These garments are acceptable in any color; however, the hood/hoodie will not the allowed to be worn inside the school building.STANDARDIZED DRESSGRADES PK – 12TH
Sleeves and collars are required on shirts/blouses
Turtlenecks shall be allowed
All shirts/blouses, and turtlenecks/ undershirts must be tucked in at all times
Snaps/zippers on shirts are not allowed
Manufacturers’ logos/trademarks should not be larger than 1 inch
Pockets of pants, capris, shorts must be the standard front pockets
Attire must fit well and not be oversized
Attire with belt loops requite belts for students in grades 3rd through 12th
Only khaki, navy blue or black is allowed
Garments must be appropriately sized and worn at the waist
Belts must be worn with garments with belt loops
A garment may be no shorter than 3 inches above the knee
All sweatshirts, jackets, sweaters and cardigans must be worn over a standard dress-approved shirt/blouse. Outerwear garments are acceptable in any color and may or may not have hood/hoodie; however, they must have buttons or zippers. No pullover sweatshirtswith or without hoods will be allowed. The hood/hoodie will not be allowed to be worn inside the school building. Official letterman jackets, school jackets, and school logos on outerwear garments are permitted provided such jackets or logos correspond with the school in which such garments are worn.
United High School: Orange
United South High School: Carolina Blue
Alexander High School: Gold
Lyndon B. Johnson High School: Purple
Leggings/tights are allowed under attire that meets uniform specifications. Leggings/tights may only be solid navy, black or white
Shirts untucked or with inappropriate messages, zippers or snaps
Short skirts, skorts, shorts, jumpers or dresses more than 3 inches above the knee
Baggies, low rise, or loose fit pants as well as jeans, denim fabric, cargo, carpenter, painter, overalls, bell bottoms skinny style pants or wide-leg style pants.
Wrong Color undershirt & shirt
fit at waist
Full-length trench coats & dusters
House slippers, flip flops, steel or hard plastic – toe shoes/boots, skate shoes and shoes that may pose safety hazards
Torn clothing not allowed
No hats, caps. skull caps, scarves, bandanas
Visible drawstrings on pants, shorts, skorts or capris
The Department of Student Services will be accepting applications at the Student Activities Complex -Fine Arts Building Rooms 1 &2 located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane, (Hwy 359) next to Zaffirini Elementary, for three days in July between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at United South High School –4001 Los Presidentes Ave three days between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as stated in Table below:
Student Activity Complex
United South High School
FINE ARTS ROOMS 1 & 2
*Approved shirt, blouse or turtleneck must be worn under the jumper at all times. Logos/trademarks, if any, must be one inch or less. No denim fabric. If it has belt loops, a belt must be worn 3rd-12th. No shorter than 3 inches above the knee. Slits on garment must be no shorter than 3 inches above the knee (front & back). No oversized or undersized clothing allowed.
Must be solid color, must be worn under standard dress approved uniform
*Polo Style or Dress Style, must be solid color, short sleeve or long sleeve with collar, must be tucked in. Logos/trademarks, if any, must be one inch or less. No snaps or zippers on shirts /blouses. No oversized or undersized clothing allowed.
*Must be solid color, must be tucked in, must be worn under standard dress approved shirt/blouse/jumper. No oversized or undersized clothing allowed.
*Any Color - Must be worn over a standard dress approved shirt/blouse. Must be appropriately sized at shoulders, sleeves and length. Must have buttons or zippers. Official letterman jackets, school jackets and school logos on outerwear allowed provided it is worn at their campus. No sweatshirt with hood/hoodie allowed to be worn inside the building. No pullover sweatshirts with or without hoods are allowed. No long coats extending below mid-thigh, but not limited to, trench coats.
*Navy, White, High School designated color. Must be solid color, must be worn over a standard dress approved shirt/blouse. Must be appropriately sized at shoulders, sleeves and length.