PERSONAL APPEARANCE (STUDENT DRESS CODE)
The goal at the Brandywine School
District is to create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for
an educational setting. With this in mind, the following conditions have been
adopted for students attending school in our district. Items of clothing not
specifically covered in the list below can be prohibited at the discretion of
the administration. Students in violation of the dress code will be required to
change into clothes that meet the school expectations. Failure to do so will
result in disciplinary action.
dress standards may be required in classes such as but not limited to CTE
Classes, laboratories, or physical education for health and safety reasons.
Brandywine School District
has established common
expectations of student
dress. We believe in promoting
an appropriate, safe, and academic
learning environment. Student clothing must not be a distraction to the learning
must adhere to the following
guidelines in school and at school-sponsored events.
1. All clothing
must be neat, clean, and in a condition of good repair.
2. Clothing with inappropriate, suggestive or derogatory pictures
or phrases may not be worn.
3. Clothing designed to be worn as undergarments may not be
Any headwear worn for religious
beliefs with the appropriate documentation)
5. Shirts and blouses
that leave the midriff bare are prohibited.
6. All shirts must have sleeves.
7. Heavy, bulky jackets,
or overcoats, as determined by the administration, should be placed in
8. Shorts and skirts are
to be respectable and modest length.
recommended. (Pajamas are prohibited)
10. Excessively tight
clothing is not permitted.
Clothing with frayed
permitted. (Unless there is a layer of clothing
under the frayed item)
footwear must be worn at all times (slippers are not permitted).
13. Students wearing
jewelry or accessories that may be considered unsafe or inappropriate to the
learning environment may be subject to review by the administration.
14. Any other garments or accessories that would be a distraction to the orderly educational process are prohibited.
Students in violation
of the dress code policy will receive disciplinary action
and will be excused from class until they are dress code compliant.
have the responsibility:
follow guidelines for dressing and grooming in a manner which shows
cleanliness, promotes safety, and demonstrates respect for themselves and
have the right:
dress and groom as they choose as long as they do not disrupt the educational
process or endanger the health and safety of themselves or others as outlined
in established school guidelines
Violation of Dress Code (S0291):
Students are required to adhere to the dress
code that is outlined in Chapter II: Student Rights and responsibilities. When
a student is in violation, he/she will be required to change into acceptable
attire and may not be allowed to return to class until in compliance.
GRADES 6 – 8: Level II Offense
-Reprimand and/or detention
-Cancellation of privileges such as, but not limited to, parking pass, PBS
activities and/or after school activities.
-Detention (1 to 3 days)
-Cancellation of privileges such as, but not limited to, PBS activities
and/or after school activities.