Halifax Academy Dress Code

All students must adhere to the Halifax Academy Student Dress Code.  The codes (by grade) are as follows:

Pre-K through 5th Grade:

  • 1) Hair should be neat and clean and not covering eyes.  Facial hair should be neatly trimmed.
  • 2) Boys are not allowed to wear earrings.  Girls may wear earrings in ears only.  No visible body rings are allowed.
  • 3) Shirttails may be worn out as long as they are reasonable and decent.
  • 4) Shoes must be worn at all times.
  • 5) Hats/caps are not to be worn in buildings.
  • 6) Baggy pants (low riders) are not allowed.
  • 7)Clothing with suggestive slogans (sex, alcohol, tobacco, violence, or profanity) is not allowed.

Student adherence to the dress code (Preschool-5th) will be evaluated daily at the beginning of the school day by the student's teacher.  Any offender will be sent to the Headmaster's office immediately and will return to class only after they meet the dress code standards.  They will be sent home to correct their attire or appearance if required and will be unexcused while absent.  Repeat offenders will be suspended by the Headmaster.

6th - 12th Grade

  • 1) Hair should be neat and clean and not covering eyes.  Facial hair should be neatly trimmed.
  • 2) Boys are not allowed to wear earrings.  Girls may wear earrings in ears only.  No visible body rings are allowed.
  • 3) Visible tattoos are not allowed.
  • 4) Shorts must have a minimum of 2.5" inseam and not be revealing.
  • 5) Girls should not wear shirts that expose chests, midriffs, and should not be see-through.  Cold shoulder shirts are acceptable.  No spaghetti straps.
  • 6) No tank tops allowed.
  • 7) Shoes must be worn at all times.
  • 8) Shirt tails may be worn out as long as they are reasonable and decent.
  • 9) Hats/caps are not to be worn in buildings.
  • 10) baggy pants (low riders) are not allowed.
  • 11) Clothing with suggestive slogans (sex, alcohol, tobacco, violence, or profanity) is not allowed.

Students' adherence to the dress code will be evaluated daily at the beginning of the school day by the student's teacher.  Any offenders will be sent to the office and the parents will be notified to bring a change of clothes.

Adherence to the Halifax Academy Student Dress Code (Preschool-12th Grade) is required during participation in all school-related functions and practices.  This includes all locations where Halifax Academy is being represented and will be enforced by the person responsible for the students (teacher, coach.etc.)