Presentation on theme: "Painesville City Local Schools Academically Dressed Policy Presentation to the Painesville City Local Schools Board of Education December 8, 2008, 7:00."— Presentation transcript:
Painesville City Local Schools Academically Dressed Policy Presentation to the Painesville City Local Schools Board of Education December 8, 2008, 7:00 PM
History 2002 – St. Clair opens as Choice School with AD Dress Code 2006 - Survey and parent meetings to discuss expanding AD Policy to elementary buildings – favorable response 2007- Chestnut Elementary opens with AD Policy – parent survey shows positive response 2008 – Elm Street, Maple Elementaries and Heritage Middle open with AD Policy 2008 – Parent survey shows overwhelming support of AD Policy.
The Basics Shirts - Polo Style, Dress Shirts, Turtlenecks Colors – Red, White, Navy Blue Light Blue, Black Pants, Skirts, Shorts, Capri's, Jumpers Colors – Black, Khaki, Navy Blue Low Heel, Closed Toe And Heel Shoes Belts – Grade 3-8
Pants, Skirts, Shorts and Jumpers Khaki, black or navy blue traditional flat front or pleated style pant is allowed. Corduroy and Capri pants are permitted in appropriate color and style Garments must be appropriately sized and worn at the waist. Skirt, skort or shorts - must extend to the top of the knee or below Some pant styles not allowed: cargo, carpenter, painter, jeans, sweats
Outerwear Only small district logos and approved colors are allowed for pullover sweatshirts. No Hoodies Sweaters and vest– approved colors over approved shirts
Why a Dress Code? To improve academic focus and the learning environment To build self-esteem To reduce racial and ethnic tensions To bridge the socio-economic differences among students To promote positive behavior To enhance school safety To strengthen chances for success