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WCS Dress Code Policy


All students are expected to adhere to the following guidelines and will receive disciplinary action for any deviance:

In addition, students at ECMS will not be allowed to have clothing or other articles hanging out of their pockets.  Examples of this include chains, sweatbands, bandanas, and other headgear.

  • Clothing and appearance must be age appropriate, not disruptive to the teaching- learning process and cannot be provocative, indecent, vulgar or obscene.
  • Hats, sweatbands, bandannas or sunglasses will not be worn inside the school buildings.
  • Shorts must be of adequate length to reach the ends of one’s fingertips when the student is standing and the arms are by one’s sides.
  • Skirts and dresses must be no higher than three (3) inches above the top of the knee.
  • Clothing will not be allowed which promotes alcoholic beverages, tobacco or the use of controlled substances, depicts violence, profanity, vulgarity or obscenity, is of a sexual nature or is of a disruptive nature.
  • Shirts and blouses must cover the waist and midriff and go past the waistline.  Tank tops or spaghetti-strap tops may not be worn as an outer garment.
  • Footwear is required.  Bedroom shoes are not allowed.  Students in laboratory or shop environments must wear closed-toe shoes.  Students in physical education classes must wear athletic shoes. Shoes that have laces must be laced and tied.
  • Clothing is not to be sheer or mesh and cannot have excessive holes.
  • Undergarments are not to be visible.   
  • Clothing must be worn appropriately (nothing inside-out or backwards, no rolled-up pant legs or unfastened bibbed overalls, no sagging pants, belts must be buckled and worn at the waistline, etc.).
  • Clothing will not be allowed that is intentionally shredded or torn.
  • Tight clothing such as knit or spandex bicycle/biker pants or overly tight pants is not allowed.
  • Students shall not wear clothing articles with the intent to convey membership or affiliation in a gang.