CHS Student Dress Code

CHS Student Dress Code

COCOA HIGH SCHOOL DRESS CODE

The responsibility for the dress and appearance of each student properly rests with the student and his/her parent/guardian(s).  The dress code is subject to the discretion of the school administration.

The following represents a minimum dress standard for all students to follow: 

  • Garments must be of a length and fit that are suitable to the build and stature of the student and must not expose undergarments or be otherwise immodest.  (Examples include sheer or see-through tops, crop tops, short shorts, low cut shorts or jeans/pants). 
  • Strapless garments are prohibited.  Tube tops and halter tops are prohibited.  Straps of permitted garments must be a minimum of 1 ½ inches in width. 
  • Necklines of all upper garments must be modest.  Low cut necklines are prohibited.   
  • Clothing, jewelry, and accessories shall not convey messages that are:  crude; vulgar/profane; violent/death-oriented (Gothic); gang related; sexually suggestive, and/or promoting weapons, alcohol, drugs, or tobacco. 
  • Jewelry or accessories that pose a safety concern for the student or others are prohibited.  Pierced jewelry may be worn in the ears and students may wear clear plastic spacers or retainers in facial piercings.  Band-aids cannot cover piercings.  Dog collars, wallet chains, hair picks, or chains that connect one body part to another are prohibited. 
  • Sunglasses may be worn in the outside areas only.
  • Hats, beanies, curlers, scarves, bandannas, and sweat bands are not to be worn in buildings or outside in hallways.