Dress Code: Personal Appearance Policy

  • Tops 

    • Any H.L. Johnson Elementary official spirit t-shirt.
    • Solid color, collared, polo-style shirt or button-down.
      • No emblems or logos except for H.L Johnson Elementary’s official logos and designs on the shirt.
    • All shirts must be appropriately sized.
    • Only H.L. Johnson Elementary logos and designs are permitted. 


    • Solid color, docker-style shorts, pants, skorts, capris, and dresses.
      • All must be at least fingertip length.
    • Solid color jumpers with solid leggings or shorts underneath.
    • Solid denim is permitted daily, but no cut-offs, rips, or tears.
    • No athletic-type shorts, pants, leggings, or sweatpants.
    • All pants and shorts must be worn at the waist and appropriately sized. 


    • Must be closed-toe, closed-heel, and rubber-soled.
    • No wheels/Heelys, Crocs, or heels.
    • All shoes must be appropriately sized.
    • Socks must be worn. 

    Jackets and Accessories  

    • Solid-colored jackets, sweatshirts, and sweatshirts with official H.L. Johnson Elementary logos and designs may be worn, but they must be appropriate for school.
    • No hoods, hats, costume headbands, or other head coverings** will be worn inside the building.
    • Dress code must be worn underneath sweaters and jackets.
    • Only H.L. Johnson Elementary School logos are permitted. 

    Exceptions may be made for special class or grade programs, trips, or special school-wide days (teachers or schools will give prior notice). 

    *According to school board policy 5.182, students are not allowed to wear or possess items that create a classroom distraction or school disorder. 

    **Schools must establish an exception to the dress code for sincerely held religious beliefs or a documented disability.  

    ***The principal or designee shall have final authority to decide if a student’s attire complies with a dress code and shall use reasonable discretion in interpreting and implementing the provisions of this policy.