Uniform Policy


Students are required to wear white collared shirts and navy blue pants (this does not include dark blue jeans, jeggins or tight fitting pants).


Students may only wear any shirts affiliated with Gary sports, clubs or activities on designated days. During physical education class, students may also wear gym shoes and are encouraged to wear athletic clothing – blue bottoms and white tops.


Students who fail to adhere to the Gary uniform policy may be asked to wear available uniforms at the school and be subject to the loss of extracurricular activities.


In order to promote and maintain a safe and positive learning environment that will not disrupt the educational process for students, the following clothing will not be allowed:


 1) Any clothing that exposes undergarments, mid-sections, backs or upper legs. Including but not limited to:

     a. Transparent blouses,

     b. Tight shirts,

     c. Tank tops,

     d. Spaghetti straps,

     e. Halter tops,

     f. Blouses with low necklines,

     g. Pants that “sag” below hips

     h. Pants with holes cut or torn into them

     i. Pajama type clothing

     j. Shorts and skirts that are not as long as a student’s finger tips when arms are hung down on sides


2) Any clothing that may constitute a safety hazard. Including but not limited to:

     a. Bedroom slippers and / or sandals that expose feet

     b. Pants dangerously baggy or long

     c. Clothing or jewelry that may be used to harm another person


3) Any clothing or particular style of wearing clothing associated with gangs. Including but not limited to:

     a. Hats

     b. Hooded tops

     c. Clothing with gang associated symbols, writing, or color combinations

     d. Rubber bands or scarves wrapped around the pants leg

     e. Shoes and / or shoelaces with color combinations associated with gangs

     f. Any outerwear (sweaters, jackets, etc.) of any color other than navy blue or white


4) Seriously disruptive clothing. Including but not limited to:

     a. Clothes with obscene pictures or language

     b. Clothing that incites racial hatred or violence

     c. Clothing encouraging illegal activity

     d. Clothing advertising alcohol, drugs or tobacco