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Dress Code

  • Children who dress for success do better in school, so students should come to school clean and ready to learn & play. 
  • Students are encouraged to wear “Dearborn Dolphin Spirit Wear” or school colors on Mondays and Fridays, and class/grade level shirts on Wednesdays.
  • Clothing and accessories may not have pictures or writing pertaining to drugs, gangs, or alcohol.  They may not feature derogatory, offensive, vulgar, suggestive or profane messages or images.
  • Shoes that fully cover the feet are required. Flip flops, sandals, crocs, slip-ons, jellies, platform soles and heels are not allowed.  Shoes with wheels or backless shoes are never permitted for safety reasons.
  • Halter tops, muscle shirts tank tops with less than 2” straps, backless, strapless tops, spaghetti straps or bare midriffs are not permitted. 
  • All shorts and skirts must not be shorter than fingertip length when the arm is extended downward.
  • Hats may not be worn inside, but may be worn outside. Baseball caps are never to be worn backwards.
  • Baggy, oversized clothing must not be worn. “Baggy” pants are those that will not stay up without a belt
  • Students must not wear dangling or hoop earrings, or any jewelry that may be unsafe or distracting.
  • Tattoos and body piercing other than for earrings may not be visible.
  • Hairstyles should be appropriate for school. Students should not have hair that may be a distraction in class.
  • Makeup may not be worn by students.
  • The school will have the final say regarding the interpretation and enforcement of the dress code.