SPC Dress Code

Special Programs Center Dress Code 

The Special Programs Center dress code must be followed in addition to the district dress code as outlined in the NISD Student Handbook and Code of Conduct.  The Special Programs Center dress code is posted on the campus website.  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


Coats and Sweatshirts:

  • Coats and/or jackets are not permitted in classrooms. (Daily storage location provided)


  • 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 pants/shorts or traditional blue denim, standard 5-pocket jeans


  • Pants, shorts, or skirts must have a finished hem and be appropriate length (per NISD Code of Conduct)


  • Jeans/pants must be free of bling, holes, and excessive stitching 


  • No cargo, sweatpants or athletic shorts are permitted


  • Leggings, jeggings and tights are not permitted


  • Belts are not required, but must be plain, solid color with a simple buckle if worn


  • Pants must be worn at the natural waist



  • Shoes must have a closed heel and toe


  • Shoes with laces shall be laced and tied at all times
  • House shoes are not acceptable footwear



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


  • Gloves, sunglasses, or distracting accessories are not permitted


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


  • Cell phones will be checked in at the front desk upon arrival each morning and returned upon dismissal 


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 remainder of the day (with possible loss of points) and suspended the following day.