Nelsen Dress Code
Student dress code is a reflection of educational, behavioral, and professional expectations. Students' behavior is often a reflection of what they wear.
- Hats must be removed during the school day and placed in lockers.
- No bandanas.
- Pants must sit at the same level as their underwear or shorts. Must be at waist level.
- Pajamas and house slippers are not allowed.
- Logos advertising sex, drugs, tobacco, guns, or gangs are not allowed.
- Tank tops and sleeveless shirts must be as wide as the shortest side of an ID card.
- Shorts and skirts may be worn throughout the year, but they must not be cut-offs and must be longer than the students’ fingertips when extended at the side, even with leggings underneath.
- For jeans with cutouts, the cutouts/rips must be below fingertips, unless leggings are worn underneath.
- Leggings and spandex need to be fabric appropriate for school; not sheer/hosiery (see through).
- Shirts must cover the abdomen, cleavage, back and bra straps.
- Other clothing that may be deemed a disruption to the learning environment may be included.
If students fail to follow the dress code:
- 1st offense: Student will correct the violation or spend the day in ISS.
- 2nd offense: Student will correct the violation or spend the day in ISS. Plus, serve a lunch detention.
- 3rd offense: Student will correct the violation or spend the day in ISS. Plus, a Friday School.
- Additional offenses will be at administrator’s discretion.