According to Wake County Public School System policy, all students (including those who attend classes on the community college campus) are expected to adhere to standard of dress and appearance that are compatible with an effective learning environment. Presenting a bodily appearance or wearing clothing which is disruptive, provocative, revealing, profane, vulgar, offensive or obscene, or which endangers the health or safety of the student or others is prohibited. Examples of prohibited dress or appearance include, but are not limited to:
• Excessively short or tight garments
• Bare midriff shirts
• See through clothing
• Attire that exposes cleavage
• Exposed undergarments
• Sagging pants
• Strapless shirts
• Attire with messages or illustrations that are lewd indecent or vulgar or that advertise any product or service not permitted by law to minors
• Any adornment such as chains or spikes that reasonably could be perceived as or used as a weapon
• Head covering of any kind
• Any attire that is prohibited by Policy 6410 Level III: 2, Gang and Gang-Related Activities.
Individual schools are free to specify additional examples of dress or appearance that are prohibited at that school under the terms of this policy.