Dress Code

  • Scholars will be allowed to wear items of their choice as long as it follows district policy. Minnequa shirts are optional.

    What it Looks Like

    • Monday - Wednesday Scholar’s - Choice Shirts and Bottoms
    • Thursday - College/Minnequa Shirt

     

     Student Dress Code File:
    JICA A safe and disciplined learning environment is essential to a quality educational program. District-wide standards on student attire are intended to help students concentrate on schoolwork, reduce discipline problems, and improve school order and safety. The Board recognizes that students have a right to express themselves through dress and personal appearance; however, students shall not wear apparel that is deemed disruptive or potentially disruptive to the classroom environment or to the maintenance of a safe and orderly school.

    It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian and student to read the district’s dress code policy (See SC&DC File: JICA) and to know what it is.

    Unacceptable items Students are expected to abide by the following general guidelines:

    • Shirts must be long enough to naturally touch the top of the lower garment and/or be tucked in.
    • Shirts must cover the shoulders.
    • All attire should be sized to fit without exposing undergarments, buttocks, stomachs, or cleavage.
    • Shorts and skirts must be appropriate length—no more than 4 inches above the knee.
    • Shoes must be worn at all times.

     

    The following items of clothing are specifically prohibited:

    • Spaghetti straps, tank tops, and halter tops
    • Transparent/mesh clothing
    • Make-up that makes a student unidentifiable
    • Exposed undergarments
    • Pajamas and house slippers
    • Shirts with revealing necklines or armholes
    • Shirts hanging longer than fingertips when arms fully extended or pants sagging below the waist
    • Hats, caps or sunglasses worn indoors 
    • Gloves worn indoors
    • Hairnets, bandanas, and do-rags
    • Caps, athletic headbands and armbands (prohibited indoors except when the wearer is participating in a school sporting event) Pueblo School District 60 Student Conduct and Discipline Code 2020–2021
    • Clothing or accessories that promote drugs, alcohol or tobacco either by brand or message
    • Clothing or accessories with sexually suggestive language or messages
    • Clothing or accessories that promote any activity prohibited by the student code of conduct and/or law
    • Clothing or accessories that could readily be used as a weapon or might otherwise injure the wearer, including items with spikes or loose hanging chains
    • Attire, accessories, or manners of grooming indicative of affiliation with a gang, secret society, or disruptive group. This includes, but is not limited to clothing, gang-related colors or numbers, bandanas, make-up, hats, emblems, trademarks, badges, insignia, logos, belt buckles, colored shoe strings, and jewelry
    • Trench coats and other like jackets capable of easily concealing weapons

     

    Shoes
    Basic tennis shoes or dress shoes are required. All students must wear tennis shoes on PE days. Students may keep their tennis shoes in their backpack to change into on PE days. Students are not allowed to wear shoes with wheels.

    Spirit Days
    Periodically we have spirit days. scholars are expected to dress in spirit wear. Should they choose not to participate, they are expected to wear attire that follows district What it Feels Like Staff, scholars, and parents are knowledgeable about the dress code expectations. All staff, scholars, and parents share responsibility for upholding dress code expectations.