Dress Code: CDC dress code requirements are designed to support discipline, order, and safety. In addition to prohibitions in the CISD dress code, the following more restrictive dress code applies to CDC students in school and on all buses.
This dress code is strictly enforced.
1. Pants are to be worn at the navel.
a. Level 1 Students - 4 pocket BLUE jeans.- NO HOLES ARE ALLOWED
b. Level 2 Students - 4-pocket dress khaki pants. Khaki jeans are not allowed Oversized/baggy pants, or pants with holes/tears, hammer loops, oversized pockets, extra pockets, bell-bottoms, capris, shorts, joggers and logos are not allowed.
2. A plain white shirt with a standard fold down collar. Shirt tails are to be tucked tightly into the pants at all times. Shirt may be short or long sleeve, button down or pull over. No more than one pocket.
3. Students must present a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance. Hair must not cover the eyes.
4. Bras must be white or skin tone.
5. A plain brown or black belt. No decorative belt buckles. Belts must be cinched at all times.
6. Tennis shoes must be worn and laced and tied at all times. ONLY TENNIS SHOES.
7. Students will check in jackets, sweaters, etc. upon arrival to the building. Students may not use jackets during the day in the building.
8. Students may NOT layer clothing. This includes multi layering of shirts or shorts under uniform.
9. A PLAIN WHITE SWEATSHIRT (NO ZIPPER, POCKETS OR HOOD) MAY BE WORN DURING WINTER MONTHS.
10. Jewelry is not allowed, including decorative hair fasteners, spacers, posts, piercings, or belt buckles. (Exception: simple functional wristwatches not to include smartwatches (APPLE watch, etc)).
11. Hats, skull caps, hoods, beanies or any other type of head coverings are not permitted.
12. Wallets and purses are not allowed on campus for any reason. Female students may bring feminine items in a labeled makeup bag to be left in the nurse’s office.
13. No nail polish or fake fingernails. (ex: French manicure)
14. Tattoos may not be exposed while in attendance at CDC. It is the parent/student’s responsibility to cover the tattoos daily BEFORE loading the bus and for students to keep them covered all day.
15. Students are subject to random safety searches during their placement.
Parents and guardians may be called to substitute appropriate clothing or remove their child from school if their child is in violation of the dress code. If it is a repeated problem, the student may not be allowed to board the bus. Note: The Principal, on a case-by-case basis, will approve Dress Code exceptions for physical problems.