At a glance: OKC schools' dress code

The Oklahoma City Public Schools student-parent handbook lists 26 rules for banned clothing and accessories.
Modified: August 21, 2012 at 9:11 pm •  Published: August 21, 2012
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AT A GLANCE

OKC DISTRICT'S DRESS CODE

The Oklahoma City Public Schools student-parent handbook lists 26 rules for banned clothing and accessories. In addition to this list, schools may have individual dress code policies to supplement the districtwide rules. Here are a few items banned under district dress code rules:

• 4. Gang dress, such as bandannas and other gang-associated symbols, as identified by law enforcement

• 5. Haircuts which display gang or cult symbols

• 6. Clothing bearing the names or emblems of

all professional and collegiate athletic teams

(with the exception of Oklahoma colleges and universities)

• 10. Jewelry worn to identify gang or drug culture and/or lifestyle; marijuana jewelry; or jewelry worn as a weapon

• 11. Caps, hats or jackets associated with gangs, cults or secret societies

• 18. Untied tennis or athletic shoes worn in an unsafe or gang-affiliated manner

• 19. Uncovered tattoos on the body which affiliate a person with a gang or cult

• 20. Clothing and accessories which display gang/cult identifications

• 25. No colored shoe laces

• 26. No screen printed or embroidered shirts indicating gang affiliation