Student Dress Code – For ALL Students
The Dress Code for the Alternative Education Centers is MANDATORY.
No make-up of any kind shall be worn including eye make-up, lip gloss, mascara, foundation, powder, etc., while you are enrolled in an Alternative Education Center.
Shirt: Polo Style: Elem. – Navy Blue, 6th Grade – Black, 7th Grade – Red, 8th Grade – Grey
Must be long enough to stay tucked into pants.
Tee shirts worn under shirt must be all white with no writing
No labels or logos of any kind – no writing or designs on shirt
Pants: Khaki (tan) pants only. (i.e. - Dickie style pants, loose-boot cut style)
Must be full length slacks – no shorts, stretch pants, jeans, cargo pants, skinny jeans, low riders, leggings, painter pants, capris, skorts, yoga pants or skirts (no pants with extra pockets).
Pants may not be rolled up, rolled at bottom, or tucked into shoes and socks.
Must be worn up around waist, no baggy or oversized clothing or excessively tight clothing
Must have belt and belt loops
No labels, patches, holes, rips, frays, tears or bleach spots
Belts: Must be worn at all times and must not dangle in front or to the side.
Scarves may not be worn as a belt.
Dress style belts only with NO large belt buckles.
Shoes: Tennis shoes
Socks or hose must be worn at all times
No high tops, boots or steel toed shoes (may not go above ankle)
Must be laced, tied and/or buckled, strapped, or zipped (traditional manner of tying)
May not be open toed, open heeled
Hair: Must be neatly trimmed and combed
Style or color must not create a distraction to the educational environment
No unusual or large hair adornments (including no head-bands, clips, pony-tail holders or bands with any adornments attached, over-sized barrettes or beads)
No unusual designs cut into hair, no excessively high up-do
Male Students: Hair must be neatly combed and must not touch top of collar. Must braid long hair down - (must be pulled up /back out of face). No beards, goatee, chin hair, or sideburns below the top of ear. Must be clean-shaven, though a neatly trimmed mustache will be allowed.
Jackets: Must be unbuttoned or zipped all the way down the front and remain open throughout day. No hoods on jackets, no long-trench type coats will be allowed, no hoodies
Hats: No hats, or caps of any kind may be worn or brought to school
Mattie V. Rutherford Education Center
Forbidden and Prohibited Items:
This is a general list of items that are not to be brought to school. No items are to be brought and left on the
bus. This is a partial list. NO ITEMS, other than required supplies are allowed as they create a distraction to
the educational process.
NO ITEMS AS PROHIBITED IN THE CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT
No more than $10. in cash
No wallets, handbag, purse, book bags or backpacks
No gold or silver teeth
No jewelry except for wrist watch
NO cell phones
No camouflage clothing including jackets
No extra clothing worn under uniform
No medicine without proper authorization
No finger nails that extend beyond end of finger tip
No chap stick or eye drops
No hats, bandannas, or do rags
No combs, brushes, or picks
No pictures / photographs
Any personal electronic devices including but not limited to IPods, Mp3, IPads, Smart phones, etc.
No toys of any kind
No food – candy, gum, drinks, snack items, mints, etc. – Lunch may be brought and left in front office
No tongue , nose, brow, lip, or chin rings
No Pullover Hoodie Sweat Tops