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Dress Code

Dress Code

In general, students SHALL NOT WEAR clothing that may have a negative effect on their safety or the safety of others and/or on their learning.

  • No larger than two inches at the waist: no larger than 12 inches in the legs (measured from the front crease to the back crease at the knee).
  • No split cuffs. Cuffs must be hemmed (Sewn). Cuffs cannot drag on the floor. They must rest on the shoes without pins, staples, thumbtacks, tape, etc.
  • No cut-off pants or sweat pants.
  • Young Women's Attire: (In addition to those above):
  • No SHORT shorts.
  • No SHORT skirts.
  • No bare midriffs. No tube or halter tops.
  • No low cut or see-through tops or skirts.
  • BELTS: No initialed belt buckles.
  • No wallet chains or similar type object. All Clothing
  • No language or symbols that defame other groups or ethnicities.
  • No profanity, obscene symbols or language.
  • No language or symbols which indicates membership in or support for gangs, drugs, regulated substances, cults, or violence.
  • Clothing may not be drastically altered or tailored to fit the dress code.
  • All clothing must cover the body adequately, and must be appropriate for school or the work place.
  • No caps*, beanies* scarves*, bandannas or berets.
  • *Official Lincoln High team caps or caps and other clothing purchased at the student store can be worn at school. All caps MUST be removed in class.

Students will be given THREE warnings. The fourth warning will require suspension. The fifth warning will cause an opportunity transfer. It is the school's goal to enforce this dress code for the maximum educational benefit, safety and welfare of all our students.