HHS School Dress Code
Harpeth High School - Student
Harpeth High School will strive to
address a community standard and focus on academic learning and
student safety. HHS will enforce the following dress code. It is
expected that student clothing will not distract from the learning
environment of the classroom and have ABSOLUTELY NO undergarments
showing. Each student should make every effort to be well groomed
and should consistently practice good hygiene. It is understood
that the final decision on student dress will be at the discretion
of the administration. These rules apply
to both males and females
Hats are allowed in the hallways and in classrooms
AT TEACHER DISCRETION.
No backless attire, see-through attire, or low-cut
tops. Your shirt/dress must have a back and cover all
Your torso should not be showing at any time.
No sagging. Your pants should be pulled up to your
waist and your underwear should not be visible.
Shorts, dress, skirt, etc. should not be so
short that bending, kneeling, sitting, stretching, or any other
typical movement exposes undergarments or any part of your
Shoes must be worn by all students at all
times. No house shoes permitted (except on appropriate spirit
No holes in pants where skin is visible above
the knee. If there are holes above the knee, they should be
Vulgar, racially or ethnically inflammatory,
explicit, gang-related, alcohol/drug/tobacco related, or any other
images/messages deemed inappropriate by the administration are not
permitted (examples: references to drugs/alcohol, nudity or
sexually related images, profane or suggestive language).
No costume or face painting of any sort will be
permitted unless they are part of a school sponsored activity and
then must conform to the dress code.
Use your best judgment in what you decide to
wear to school. This list is not all-inclusive. Faculty and staff
reserve the right to question anything you are wearing at any
time. A member of the administrative team will
make the final decision.
Teachers who observe students in
violation of the dress code will send an email to all members of
the administration team. An administrator will address the
violation in a timely manner - dress code issues are not to
interrupt class time or instruction.
Contact parent to provide appropriate clothing
Wait in ISS until a change of clothes is provided
Points added to student record
After school tutoring contract
Other consequence made by administration