Sequoyah High School

Dress Code

Student dress and grooming shall be modest, moderate, and decent. Apparel, accessories or appearance should not interrupt the educational process. In matters of opinion, the judgment of the principal shall prevail. Any student failing to comply with this will be counseled on an individual basis.

  • All items listed should be size appropriate
  • See through garments are not permissible
  • Apparel or accessories may not have writing, pictures, or advertisements that depict drugs, alcohol, tobacco, sex, or other inappropriate material
  • Symbols, pictures, or word messages that are considered profane, vulgar or offensive will not be permitted
  • Undergarments are not to be worn as outer garments nor should they be visible.
  • Shoes: In order to comply with health and safety regulations, all students must wear shoes.
  • Shorts: Shorts are allowed as long as the length is no shorter than 2” above the kneecap while standing.
  • Pants: Jeans are permissible. Pants may be dress slacks, cotton twill, or corduroy. Pants must not have holes above the knees.  Sagging is never permitted. Pajama pants are not permitted.
  • Skirts/Dresses: Skirts or dresses must be no shorter than 2” above the kneecap while standing. Splits in skirts or dresses must not be above the 2” knee mark while standing.
  • Tights/Leggings: Tights/Leggings will be allowed under tunics, skirts or shorts that are near the 2” mark to satisfy the requirement of modesty. Tights/leggings are not pants and should not be worn as such.
  • Shirts/Blouses/T-shirts: Shirts/blouses/t-shirts must be modest with no visible cleavage, and be long enough to be tucked in. Bare-midriffs, racer-backs, spaghetti straps and tank tops are not permissible.
  • Hats:  No hats with bills (ball cap, cowboy hat, fedora, top hat, etc.) are to be worn inside the building.  This applies to all students, male and female.
  • Make Up: Make up must be appropriate and not disruptive to the educational process. Visible writing or drawing on the body is not permitted.
  • Sunglasses: Sunglasses are not allowed in the building unless prescribed by a physician.
  • Career and Technical class requirements may supersede the school wide dress code. The administration reserves the right to add or delete dress code regulations (or items) in order to maintain safety and preserve the educational environment.
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