Dress Code


The Dress Code at Manning is designed to provide a learning atmosphere free from unnecessary distraction.  We strongly encourage parents to be sure that their student does not leave home with clothing that violates this policy.  Students who are referred for dress code violations are to be sent to the main office.  Students will be provided acceptable clothing while the offending clothing is retained until the end of the day.  Students are expected to dress appropriately.  Appearance or dress that is disruptive to the educational process or which constitutes a health or safety hazard, or has the potential of causing embarrassment, contains derisive or derogatory comments is prohibited.

  • All shirts must cover the midsection of the body and entire torso including the back. 
  • No visible cleavage is permitted.
  • All skirts, dresses and shorts must be fingertip length or longer.
  • Tops must have shoulder straps that are no less than 2 inches in width.  Racer tops are not permitted.
  • Shirts/Tops must not have arm holes that fall more than 2 inches below the armpit.
  • No undergarments may be visible while standing or sitting, including straps or waistbands.
  • No pajamas or other nightwear.
  • No hats, bandannas or sunglasses may be worn within the building.
  • Footwear must be appropriate for classroom activities-no slippers.
  • No clothing with inappropriate language or messages including jewelry.

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