Dress Code/School Uniforms

  • What is the dress code at Roosevelt?

    Students are required to wear a school uniform. All uniforms must meet the dress code requirements.

    The mandatory uniform policy consists of:

    • White or red, short or long sleeve, collared polo shirt.  The shirt may have the Roosevelt logo or another small logo that does not violate the dress code.
    • Navy blue, black, or tan pants, jeans, skirts, shorts, skorts, or jumpers.  
    • No second shirt may be worn over the polo shirt.
    • Jackets that do not violate the dress code are acceptable. No professional team jackets are permissible.
    • Roosevelt Club shirts can be worn only if the club shirt is a polo shirt with a collar.
    • No ripped jeans (including non uniform days).

    ***For Safety reasons, no facial jewelry will be allowed, no spiky earrings, and no big hoop earrings.



    Uniform and Dress Code Violation Procedures

    The school will not provide (loan) uniforms for students who are not properly dressed. Students who do not wear the appropriate attire will earn the following consequences for defiance of school rules:

    1st Violation - Opportunity to change clothes
    2nd Violation - Parent Notification + 2 days trash pick-up
    3rd Violation - ATS and call parents + 4 days trash pick-up

    Appropriate consequences will be given by Administration for subsequent violations

    Dress Code for “Non Uniform” Days

    All students, including those with uniform waivers, are expected to dress in a clean and neat manner at all times.

    1. Students must dress safely and appropriately for educational activities in which they will participate so as not to endanger their or other’s health, safety, or welfare.
    2. All clothing shall be neat, clean, and acceptable in repair and appearance and shall be worn within the bounds of decency and good taste as appropriate for school. (No ripped clothing.)
    3. Articles of clothing and jewelry which display gang symbols, profanity or products or slogans which promote tobacco, alcohol, drugs, violence, illegal activities, sex, racial/ethnic/religious prejudice materially interfere with school work, create disorder or disrupt the educational process and; as a result, are not allowed. This includes T-shirts with suggestive drawings and portraits of women and items depicting marijuana leaves.
    4. Any clothing or apparel that a student or group of students wear to identify themselves for the purpose of harassing, threatening, or intimidating others will not be allowed.
    5. Extreme fashion that has the effect of disrupting the educational process or may pose a potential safety hazard will not be allowed. This includes extreme oversized pants.
    6. Clothes shall be clean so as not to promote unhealthy or unsanitary conditions. Clothes must be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times. Blouses and shirt straps must be at least two inches wide. See-through fabrics which expose the body are not acceptable. Bare midriffs, tube-tops, muscle shirts, or halter-tops are prohibited.
    7. Shoes must be worn by all students. No hard-toed or steel-toed shoes/boots will be allowed. No flip-flops or sandals allowed. Backless and open-toed footwear is not allowed.
    8. Attire that may be used as a weapon (e.g. steel-toed boots, chains, items with spikes/studs, etc.) may not be worn.
    9. Shorts, skirts, and shorts that are shorter than mid-thigh length are not to be worn.
    10. Pupils shall not display any material or paraphernalia which incites a disruption or creates a clear and present danger of either the commission of unlawful acts on school premises or the violation of District or school-site policies or rules.
    11. PE Clothes may not be worn in classes other than PE unless authorized. This includes basketball shorts (nylon or polyester sports/type pants or shorts with an elastic waist/drawstring. No leggings, tights, or yoga pants unless worn under skirts or shorts
    12. Hoods on sweaters, etc. are not be worn over the head on campus. Jackets should not be worn if the temperature is over 90 degrees.

    The school administration shall have the right to designate which types of dress, fashion, fads, or appearance disrupt or detract from the educational program and may be a potential safety hazard.