Taking care in the way we present ourselves shows respect for self, respect for others, and respect for God. Therefore, we at Lakewood Park Christian School have implemented a dress code policy that is in harmony with our Christian values. Our intent is to allow for the expression of individuality, while taking into consideration the convictions and preferences of others.
Boys may wear collared shirts and knit or ribbed shirts. Girls may wear dresses, skirts, suits, blouses and capris which fall below the knees. Both boys and girls are permitted to wear sweaters, t-shirts, sweatshirts, dress slacks, khakis, jeans, non-breakaway wind pants and sweatpants without something printed on the backside. Shoes must be worn at all times and no flip-flops or slide sandals are allowed. Outdoor jackets and coats, hats, sunglasses and bandanas are not to be worn during school.
Students may wear loose-fitting, walking-length shorts when the weather is above 65 degrees. Shorts must go past the length of the fingertips when the arms are down to the sides. PreK-4th graders may wear legging outfits, but leggings are not allowed in grades 5-6.
All clothing must be in good repair – i.e., no holes, rips, tears or excessive fraying. Tight-fitting, sheer clothing is not permitted, as well as clothing with open backs, low necks, or an exposed midriff. All clothing must have sleeves, but sleeveless tops and dresses may be worn with a top or sweater that has sleeves. No stretch pants or leggings are permitted (unless the leggings are under a skirt or dress of modest length). Hemlines of dresses and skirts, as well as slits in dresses and skirts, must reach the knee while standing and kneeling.
Students must be well-groomed; a boy’s hair must be of a conservative length and unnaturally colored hair is not permitted.
The administration reserves the right to determine if a student’s appearance is inappropriate in any manner. Please see the Student Handbook or speak to a member of the administration if you have further questions about the dress code policy.