• Dress Code Guidance: 

    Slacks and Pants 

    • All slacks and pants must be a solid color: Khaki or navy blue 
    • Slacks and pants can be pleated or flat front, full length and appropriately fastened at the waist
    • Pants should be worn at the waistline and/or accompanied with a belt to hold them in place. 

    Tops 

    • Shirts and tops must be solid Grey, Navy, Gold, or White 
    • Shirts and blouses must have buttoned down or straight collars; turtlenecks and polo styles are permitted
    • Manufacturer trademarks, if any, must be one inch or less.
    • DPSCD and school logos are permitted and are not limited in size 

    Shorts and skirts 

    • All shorts and skirts must be Khaki or navy blue in a solid, single color 
    • Shorts and skirts must have a 9-inch inseam and/or be no more than 2 inches above the knee. 

    Jackets, Cardigans, and Sweaters

    • Must match an accepted uniform color – Navy, Khaki, Grey, Gold, or White  
    • All must be worn over a collared shirt, turtleneck or polo style top
    • “Hoodies” can be worn by students while traveling to and from school but must be put away in their backpack or tied around their waist during school 

    Footwear

    • Athletic shoes, laced shoes and/or other shoe boots, loafers, dress shoes, or other closed toed/closed heel shoes are allowed
    • Crocs are allowed 

     **Students May Not Wear 

    • Ripped, torn, shredded, distressed, or otherwise modified clothing is not acceptable. 

    • Clothing that is either revealing or provocative, showing abdomen region or cleavage. T-shirts or halter-tops, biker pants, or pants allowed to sag below the waistline or are excessively tight 

    • Bedtime attire such as pajamas, undershirts, or undergarments as outerwear  

    • Students’ clothing or tattoos may not display statements or pictures that are related to the use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, or sex, or that promote hate and/or violence or signify gang affiliations 

    • Attire that may be considered weapons, including but not limited to chain belts or wallet chains 

    • Jewelry or similar artifacts that are obscene or may cause disruptions to the educational environment 

    • Hats, caps, bandanas, or do-rags, hair rollers, hair curlers, plastic hair bags, hairnets, hair bonnets and sweat bands except headwear worn for legitimate religious and cultural purposes 

    • Flip-flops, house slippers, steel-toe-shoes or boots, or any other type of footwear that could constitute a safety hazard. 

       

      "Families in need of assistance in obtaining uniforms should reach out to Dean Watts directly via email at Donald.Watts@detroitk12.org"