NORTHPORT K-8 Dress Code 2020 – 2021

Our focus at Northport K – 8 is on student achievement and academic success.  Please help us keep our students in their classrooms by sending them in the appropriate clothing described below.


Masks/Face Coverings: At school masks will be required unless otherwise authorized by staff members when social distancing is not possible.

  • Must cover nose and mouth to maintain effectiveness
  • Must be secured to minimize the need to adjust frequently
  • Face coverings shall not contain any controversial or offensive words or graphics. This includes, but is not limited to, words or graphics that promote politics, violence, drugs, alcohol, sex, or other offensive or objectionable behavior or could be disruptive to the school or school facility
  • Do not need to be medical grade
  • Must be worn prior to entering a building and in shared areas of the building when social distancing is not possible
  • Cloth face coverings should not be worn if they are wet
  • Do not swap/trade face coverings with others – consider writing initials/name on students’ masks
  • Face coverings should be made of solid cloth material or other suitable solid material. It may not be made of lace, mesh, or other largely porous material
  • Neck gaiters are no longer allowed.
  • Masks with vents/valves are no longer allowed.
  • Administration will have the final authority to determine the suitability of any face coverings


  • Solid, collared shirts with sleeves
  • Northport K-8 School T-shirts/Spirit Shirts may be worn everyday
  • No T-shirts over collared shirts


Pants, Shorts, Jeans, Skirts, Shorts, Jumpers, Dresses, and Capris

  • Solid colors (No white or neon colors)
  • Must be worn at or above the natural waistline; no sagging
  • Hemline must extend beyond the fingertips (skirts, jumpers, dresses, and shorts)
  • Dresses must have sleeves; jumpers must be worn with shirt or blouse with sleeves underneath
  • Leggings may be worn under skirts and dresses and must be a solid color



Jackets, Sweaters, Sweatshirts

  • Should be worn properly and not oversized
  • Hoods may not be worn on campus





  • Must be closed toe with back straps
  • All straps and laces must be properly fastened at all times



  • Jewelry must be small and discreet and not create a safety hazard or distraction
  • Earrings should be no longer than 2” below the ear
  • Plain or charm style necklaces
  • Nose piercings must be small and discreet studs




The following items are not permitted on campus:


  • Clothing or accessories that promote drugs, alcohol, violence, skulls, or other inappropriate symbols/graphics
  • Combs, curlers, or other hair grooming items in hair
  • Headbands greater than 1” wide, bandanas, sweatbands, or hats
  • Spiked jewelry or heavy/dog chains (including on clothing)
  • Facial piercings other than nose studs
  • Items made of spandex, excessively tight, see-through, or fishnet material
  • Sweatpants, pajamas, leggings (unless under skirts or dresses), yoga pants, athletic apparel, or house slippers
  • Clothes that have holes, rips, or tears
  • Belt buckles larger than 2”


Administration reserves the right to determine whether a student’s dress is disruptive, unsafe or improper.