EASTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
July 20, 2006
November 9, 2011
This Dress Code has been adopted in accordance with Board Policy 221, related to Dress and
Grooming. The following rules shall apply to student dress, and students violating this Dress Code
shall be subject to disciplinary action. All provisions apply equally to male and female students.
No clothing imprinted with nudity, vulgarity, obscenity, profanity, and double entendre pictures
or slogans, including those relating to alcohol, tobacco, drugs, weapons and violent acts.
No flip-flops/thongs, bedroom-like and soft-sole slippers and other hazardous footwear deemed
to be inappropriate by the principal.
No clothing that has been intentionally torn, cut, or ripped in a fashion that displays the anatomy
(including sweatpants, jeans or jean skirts).
No spandex, leggings, stirrup pants, or bike shorts may be worn unless worn under an article of
clothing that complies with the dress code.
No see-through garments without appropriate undergarments. See-through garments may be
worn only if worn over items of clothing that comply with the dress code.
No clothing intended as undergarments may be worn as outer garments. No displaying of
undergarments at any time with the exception of neckline t-shirts.
No street coats, hats, and other head coverings (including baseball caps, bandannas, etc.). These
items should be placed in lockers, closets, or other designated areas, and may not be worn in the
building. Exceptions for medical or religious reasons must be referred to the building principal.
Hoodies (sweatshirts with attached hoods) are permitted, however, the hood may not be worn.
No midriff-baring clothing, tube tops, or low-cut scoop neck tops, tank tops, halter-style tops,
spaghetti strap, open backs, or sleeveless shirts (sleeveless shirts may be worn in grades K-4).
No off-the-shoulder garments.
All button-down shirts must be buttoned with the exception of the top two buttons unless such
opening of the top two buttons is inappropriately revealing.
10. No oversized clothing that may be unsafe for the student to wear or risks the potential for falling
off. This includes clothing that is more than one regular size larger than the student actually
11. No shorts/skorts above mid-thigh, no skirts that are more than three (3) inches above the back of
the knee. No mini/micro skirts.
12. No pajama tops and/or bottoms, bedroom slippers, boxer-type (underwear) shorts are permitted
13. All jewelry is subject to administrative review.
14. No chains, dog collars, wallet chains, or spike bracelets/necklaces.
15. No apparel or usage of apparel characteristically associated with gang affiliation, e.g. one pant
16. Any article of clothing or personal effect not specifically listed is subject to administrative
The principal has the right to enforce all of the above restrictions.
Parents should understand that they may be asked to bring a change of clothing to school for
students who are in violation of this policy.
School officials may impose limitations on student participation in the regular instructional program
where there is evidence that inappropriate dress causes disruption in the classroom, and the lack of
cleanliness constitutes a health hazard or disruption of the educational program.
Students have the responsibility to dress appropriately and to keep themselves, their clothes, and
their hair clean.
Students should at all times conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to these serious purposes.
Most importantly, they should, at all times, be obedient, cooperative, respectful, and responsible to
the teacher who is the supervisor of their educational program.
Students who are disrespectful or defiantly disrupt their own education and that of others will be
held accountable for such actions.