K-12th Dress Code
Ross Corners Christian Academy expects students to have a modest, clean, well-groomed, non-distracting, and Christ-honoring appearance. With this in mind, the following Dress Code rules apply to all students enrolled in K-12th. Every student is expected to dress in a way that conforms to his or her biologically-assigned gender. Students are to arrive at school in school dress code.
Polos or collared button up shirts (striped, patterned, solid, plaid; long or short sleeved). Shirts are to be opaque (i.e. cannot see through). Hoodies and sweatshirts are allowed with polo worn beneath. No hoods up on hoodies at any time. No T-shirts, No tank tops, No athletic shirts, No
“cold shoulder”shirts, No muscle shirts.
PANTS & SHORTS
“School Uniform” pants, capris or knee-length shorts. Pants and shorts must be worn at the waist and not be form fitting or excessively baggy. Pants are to be hemmed and worn as designed (no sagging). No holes or tears in pants or shorts, No athletic pants or shorts, No pajama-type material, No sweatpants, No warm ups, No jeans, and No leggings.
Skirts or dresses must be BELOW THE KNEE with no slits above the knee. Dresses must have modest necklines at or above the collar bone. Girls in grades K-6th may wear jumpers (must be below knee). No form-fitting skirts/dresses, No holes or tears in skirts/dresses.
Footwear, including sandals, must have laces tied or straps fastened. No athletic slides, No open- heeled Crocs or flip flops, No rips or holes.
CAPS / HATS
Caps and Hats may be worn AFTER 2:45pm at after school activities and sporting events. No caps and No hats allowed in the school or during class.
HAIR / GROOMING
Hair must be natural color, clean and neatly trimmed. Highlighting is acceptable only if it is consistent with the student’s hair color. No extreme hairstyles (shaved, excessively spiked, or Mohawks).
Male student hair length should not be longer than the top of a normal polo shirt. Hair should be out of eyes. Male hair must not be lower than the bottom of the ear. Any male facial hair must be clean and neatly trimmed. The Administrator will determine when a hairstyle is extreme and/or distracting. No man-ponytails, No man-buns.
JEWELRY / MAKEUP
Females: Jewelry and makeup should be in moderation. Tasteful, non-distracting jewelry and only traditional earrings in earlobes are permitted. No extreme or excessive jewelry, No gages.
Males: One (1) tasteful, non-distracting necklace or bracelet is allowed. No earring(s), No hanging chains, and No damaging rings.
DRESS DOWN DAYS: T-Shirts, Jeans, Fingertip-length shorts. No rips or tears in clothing, No tank tops, No muscle shirts, No cold shoulder shirts, No athletic wear, No leggings.
ATHLETIC GAME DAYS: Student athletes are allowed to change into appropriate athletic clothing at lunchtime or as directed by School Administrator.