Santee School District Dress Code Summary

Santee School District: Dress Code Summary  AR 5132(b) 


  • Appropriate shoes must be worn at all times. Sandals must have heel straps. Flip-flops or backless shoesor sandals are not acceptable. Heels must be of a reasonable height and not be unsafe in the school environment. 


  • Clothing, jewelry and personal items (backpacks, fanny packs, gym bags, water bottles etc.) shall be free of writing, pictures or any other insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane or sexually suggestive, which bear drug, alcohol or tobacco company advertising, promotions and likenesses, or which advocate death, violence, racial, ethnic or religious prejudice. 


  • Hats, caps and other head coverings shall not be worn indoors


  • Clothes shall be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times. See-through or fishnet fabrics, halter tops, spaghetti straps, off-the-shoulder or low-cut tops, strapless or tube tops, backless shirts, bare midriffs and skirts or shorts shorter than mid-thigh are prohibited. 


  • Gym shorts may not be worn in classes other than physical education. 


  • Hair shall be clean and neatly groomed and the color may not cause a distraction to the educational environment. Hair may not be sprayed by any coloring that would drip when wet. 


  • Spiked jewelry and waist chains will not be allowed. 


  • Students must be cleanly dressed so as not to promote unhealthy or unsanitary conditions. 


  • Bandanas and sweatbands shall not be worn unless prior approval is granted by a site administrator. 


  • Overalls are considered pants and must have an appropriate shirt worn underneath. 


  • Muscle shirts, tank shirts, or underwear shirts may not be worn. Clothing that is suggestive or revealing will not be allowed. 


  • Facial piercing shall be limited to the ears only. Any other piercing must be plugged with a skin tone plug (no color). 


  • Pants must not be worn to expose undergarments or bare skin above the waist


  • Clothing that is considered nightwear (pajamas and slippers) may not be worn, with the exception of a designated day by the school.