The St. Croix District Superintendent of Schools advises parents, guardians, students and the general public of the mandated dress code requirements for district public schools. “The dress code for students in the St. Croix District should be appropriate for the school’s environment. As a general rule, what you wear is not to distract either the teacher or your fellow students from the learning process. Clothing which displays offensive slogans, pictures or messages is not allowed. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in the student being sent home until the correction(s) to their attire has/have been made. The St. Croix District has a zero tolerance. policy toward prejudice of any form,” said St. Croix District Superintendent of Schools Gary Molloy.
Female Student Uniform
A knife or box pleated skirt with a waistband of not more than two inches should be worn. The length of the skirt must reach the top of the knee or longer. The back of the skirt must reach the bend at the back of the knee. No lace, frills or ornamentations including colored thread will be allowed on the school uniform skirt. Additionally, no wrap skirts, skorts or bibs will be permitted on campuses.
Blouse: short-sleeved button down at the front with collar or pull-over shirt, no ornamentations
Socks: ankle to knee high with no ornamentations.
Shoes: black/dark brown shoes or black/white sneakers – no slippers, slides, mules, high heels or boots
Jewelry*: One watch, one pair of earrings (no large hoops, balls or designs), one small chain with one small pendant, and one bracelet. Absolutely no rings.
Male Student Uniform
Pants: Plain trousers with belt buckled, not to be worn below the waistline. Pants should have front and rear pockets. No cargo pants, no oversized pants, and no extra printed or embroidered designs. Belts must be worn with pants. No oversized, large buckles or name designs will be allowed.
Shirt: short-sleeved button down at the front with collar or pull over shirt
Shoes: black/dark brown shoes or black/white sneakers, no boots or slippers
Socks: knee highs black, brown or white must be worn
Jewelry*: One watch, one small chain with one small pendant, and one bracelet. Absolutely no earrings or rings.
- Athletic shoes will not be accepted under any circumstances in any vocational educational classes.
- 12th grade students will be allowed to wear class rings.
· No caps, hats, bandanas, stocking caps or do-rags should be worn on campus. (If headwear is mandated by religious beliefs, cases will be dealt with individually.)
- No sunglasses unless prescribed by a physician
- No T-shirts except for physical education classes
- Absolutely no jeans or pants made with denim will be allowed
All students are to be appropriately dressed and groomed. Any style of dress which threatens the health and safety of the individual student, or the student body as a whole, or which disrupts the learning process, or tends to cause a break down in the morale or general discipline of the school is prohibited. Also, students whose dress or style of grooming so violates the dress code, that it is unsafe, unsanitary, indecent, or so ridiculous as to cause comment and commotion in the classroom will not be permitted to class. Violations of the uniform policy in part or its entirety will result in disciplinary action, to include being sent home until proper adjustments are made.