Greenville County School District students are expected to dress and be groomed in such a way as to not distract or cause disruption in the educational program or orderly operation of the school. Personal appearance of students should promote health and safety, contribute to a climate conducive to teaching and learning, and project a positive image of the District to the community. Students should dress for the educational setting and not the recreational one.
- Clothing should not be so extreme or inappropriate to the school setting as to disrupt the education process. Therefore, clothing deemed distracting, revealing, overly suggestive, or otherwise disruptive will need to be referred to administration.
- Wearing accessories or clothing that could pose a safety threat to oneself or others is not allowed.
- Shorts, skirts and dresses must be no shorter than mid-thigh.
- Bottoms may not have any holes, or look-alike holes, above mid-thigh. This includes holes that have been patched or appear to have been patched.
- Leggings, jeggings or yoga pants may be worn with a top that covers the entire backside and the length of the top must be the same all the way around the hem. The front of the shirt must be the same length as the back of the shirt.
- Biking shorts (spandex style shorts) are not permitted.
- Hats and sunglasses may not be worn in the building. (Skullies, sweatshirt hoods, bandanas and do-rags are considered hats.)
- Attire must not evidence membership or affiliation with a “gang” in any negative sense of the term.
- Clothing that inappropriately exposes body parts is not permitted. Students shall not expose undergarments.
- Pants must be worn at the natural waistline. Pants and slacks must not bag, sag or drag.
- No clothing, jewelry, or tattoos are permitted that display profanity, suggestive phrases, or advertisements for, or messages or pictures depicting or suggesting alcohol, tobacco, drugs or sex.
- Pajamas are not permitted unless specifically approved by the administration.
The administration will make the final judgement on the appropriateness of clothing and/or appearance and reserves the right to prohibit students from wearing any articles of clothing or other items which lead to or may foreseeably result in the disruption of or interference with the school environment.
In the event that a student comes to school not in dress code, the student will be given the opportunity to call home for a change of clothes. The student will be sent to In School Suspension until a change of clothes is dropped off by the parent/guardian.