Special Programs Center Dress Code

The Special Programs Center dress code must be followed in addition to the district dress code. The Special Programs Center dress code is posted on the school web site. All students are required to be in dress code everyday, including the first day of placement.


· Solid white or gray t-shirt, polo-type, or button-down shirt

· Long or short sleeved

· Logos must be smaller than 2X2 inches

· Shirts must be tucked in

· If an undershirt is worn, it must be solid white or gray and be tucked in, no other visible undergarments allowed

· Buttoned (top button allowed to be unbuttoned)

Coats and Sweatshirts:

· No coats or jackets in classroom, can be stored in a designated location during the day

· Sweatshirts must be free of zippers, pockets, and hoods

· Solid gray or white pull-over, crew neck style sweatshirts are permitted

· Logos must be smaller than 2X2 inches
  Sweaters and cardigans are not permitted

Pants, shorts, or skirts:

· Khaki docker style pants/shorts or traditional blue denim, standard 5-pocket jeans

· No cargo, sweatpants or athletic shorts are permitted.

· Pants, shorts, or skirts must have a finished hem and an appropriate length (Per NISD     Code of Conduct)
  Leggings, jeggings, and tights are not permitted
  Pants must be worn at the natural waist.          


· Must be closed-toe and not backless

· Shoes designed to be laced shall be laced and tied at all times


· Hats, caps, head coverings and bandanas are not permitted

· If belt is worn, must be plain black or brown belt with standard, simple buckle

· Gloves, sunglasses, or distracting accessories are not permitted

· Backpacks/bags are not permitted (purses will be checked in at front upon arrival)


The Special Programs Center is not responsible for inappropriate items brought to school. Confiscated items may be returned to parents at the end of the program placement.


Parents will be contacted when students are in violation of the rules, dress code, or policies of the Special Programs Center. Parents may be required to pick up students. If parents cannot be contacted, students may be placed in ISS the rest of the day (with no points earned) and suspended the following day. Students may be required to stay after school.