STANDARDS FOR DRESS AND GROOMING
Alief ISD takes pride in the appearance of our students. The district’s
dress code is established to promote grooming and hygiene, to
prevent disruption, and to minimize safety hazards. All students shall
wear clothing that is neat, modest, and complies with the Alief ISD
standards for dress and grooming as these are contributing factors
to a positive learning environment.
Students who violate the school’s dress code will be afforded an
opportunity to correct the problem at school. Repeated offenses of
dress code violations may result in disciplinary actions or
consequences in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct.
• Clothing for school must be appropriate for school activities.
• Appropriate underclothing must be worn at all times. Exposure of
undergarments is unacceptable.
• See-through tops, plunging necklines, tops exposing the midriff,
tank tops, and halter tops are not to be worn.
• Too loose clothing or attire too tight for walking, sitting, bending, or
reaching is unacceptable to wear to school.
• Oversized clothing, sagging pants, and exposure of undergarments
are not permitted.
• Form-fitting shorts or pants of Lycra or spandex and biker
shorts or pants are not permitted.
• Slashed or ripped clothing must not expose inappropriate anatomy.
• Clothing, hairstyles, cosmetic modifications or other items with
designs or words referring to alcoholic beverages, drugs, tobacco,
violence, death, gangs, Satanism, racism, profanity, nudity, or
obscenity must not be worn or displayed on campus or at school-
• Hats, caps, and hoods must not be worn in buildings.
• Bandanas are prohibited.
• Hemlines of shorts, skirts, and dresses must not be distracting to
the instructional environment.
• Shoes must be worn and shall not present a health problem or
hazard for the student or others. House shoes/slippers are not
• Hair should be clean, well groomed, out of the eyes and worn in
• Facial hair, including mustaches, must be neatly trimmed.
• Students who wear earrings must avoid those which present a
safety hazard or distraction to the learning environment,
Gauges/ear stretchers, symbols (reflecting gang
affiliation, drugs, alcohol, satanic ideologies, etc.) and chains are
• Students in discipline alternative education programs have
more restrictive requirements than while at the district’s regular
campuses. The wearing of earrings or facial hair is prohibited while
students are attending an alternative school.
IDENTIFICATION BADGES (Intermediate, Middle, and
Students are required to wear IDs around the neck or clipped to the
upper part of the body at all times. Legal name must be used for
identification for the safety and security of everyone. Failure to
properly display ID or use of another’s ID will result in
disciplinary actions. These IDs will be required for admission to
school activities and must be shown or surrendered upon request.
Student IDs are the property of each campus. Any identification
card that is lost, defaced, or broken must be replaced
immediately at the student’s expense