NORTHPORT K-8 Dress Code 2019 – 2020

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.



  • 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, and Capris

  • Solid colors (No white or neon colors)
  • Must be worn at or above the natural waistline; no sagging


Skirts, Skorts, Shorts, Jumpers and Dresses

  • Solid colors (No white and neon colors)
  • Must be worn at or above the natural waistline; no sagging
  • Hemline must extend beyond the fingertips
  • 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



  • Hair should be neatly done in natural colors





The following items are not permitted on campus:

  • Clothing or accessories that promote drugs, tobacco, 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