Approved by Lexington City Board of Education in 2021
School purchased spirit shirts and blue jeans may be worn EVERY Friday. Jeans may not have rips, holes, or tears.
Shirts - Students may wear golf-polo type shirts (no zippers) and button-front shirts in solid colors. Only the top two buttons may be unbuttoned.
Sweatshirts/Sweaters - Students may wear any V-neck or crew neck sweaters, sweatshirts, sweater vests, hooded sweatshirts, sweatshirt vests, or cardigan sweaters over the approved shirts stated.
There are to be no logos, writing, or pictures on the shirt other than the official school mascot, school logos, or emblems which have been approved by the principal or Director of Schools.
LCSS defines shirts/sweatshirts/sweaters as any garment that must be pulled over the head. If it has to go over the head to be worn, it must be solid color with no logos/writing/pictures other than the school mascot or school logos.
Shorts – Students may wear solid colored khaki, black, or navy blue shorts of a cotton blend and must be worn at the waistline. Boys’ shirts must be tucked in and remain tucked in at all times. (This does not apply for grades K-2.) Grades 3-8 may not wear denim shorts. Boys must wear belts with shorts. Other criteria:
Low slung, baggy-seat, or baggy legged shorts are not permitted.
K-2: Denim is permitted.
No rivets or embellishments on shorts.
Cargo shorts, carpenter shorts, or overall shorts are not permitted.
There are to be no holes, rips, tears or markings. Any patches must be the same color as the shorts.
K-2 –May wear shorts of appropriate length in approved school colors and denim.
Grades 3-8– May wear shorts that come within 3 inches of the knee in approved school colors.
Skirts/Dresses – All skirts/dresses must be of a cotton blend.
Dresses may be in any solid color and be knee length or longer without slits rising
Skirts may be solid colored khaki, black, or navy blue and be of a cotton/polyester
Skirts must be worn at the waistline and be knee length or longer without slits rising above the knee. (Cheerleaders may wear uniform skirts on approved game days).
Leggings, tights, or knee socks in any color, design, brand, etc. may be worn with skirts/dresses. No holes allowed.
Are to be worn through the belt loops and buckled.
Students may wear solid brown or solid black belts with a plain buckle that does not exceed 1 ½ inch in width. Belts are not to have any writing, design or logos.
All boys are required to wear belts.
Girls must wear belts when clothing is designed with belt loops.
Grades PreK-2 - Belts are not required.
Footwear– Shoes are to be worn at all times.****NOTICE TO PARENTS: Rubberized or foam-like flip-flops, where the toe-piece is attached through the sole to the bottom of the flip-flop, may not be worn. Shoes may be worn with heels not taller than 1 ½ inches.
Oversized coats/jackets or trench coats are not permitted within the school building.
Coats and jackets must not have drug, alcohol, gang related, gambling, or other such messages or pictures.
Appropriate Headwear to be worn by students:
Any other headwear is not permitted.
Dress Down Days/Non-Dress Code Days:
No student will have to pay to dress out of code.
Homecoming weeks are excluded from the standard dress attire policy.
Each school will be allowed 10 days to dress out of code. The days will be decided at the discretion of the administration.
Spirit shirts every Friday with jeans.
Any questionable attire, headwear, or footwear that disrupts the educational process will be subject to disciplinary action at the discretion of the principal.