La Encatada Dress Code
The district's dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards.
- The style of clothes that a student wears may not endanger him, her or other students.
- The style of clothes worn may not disrupt the daily school routine.
- Students are responsible for keeping themselves and their clothes neat and clean.
- Bedtime apparel: No pajama-type attire, undershirts or other bedtime attire is allowed during the school day or during school-sponsored activities.
- Footwear: Footwear such as slippers,“Heelys” and flip-flops are not allowed during the school day or during school-sponsored activities.
- Headwear: No hats are allowed during the school day or at school-sponsored activities.
- Jewelry: Because theft and loss are school security concerns, the wearing of jewelry in schools is prohibited. Specifically, the following items cannot be worn: metal chains, ropes, necklaces, bracelets, rings, large or extravagant earrings, multi fingered rings, and non-visible metal religious items.
- Pants: Pants should be worn appropriately at the waist, without undergarments showing.
- Shorts, skirts and tops: Shorts and skirts may not be shorter than fingertip length.
- Sweatpants and other athletic attire: No sweatpants or jogging pants with elastic at the bottom of the legs are allowed. No elastic fabric sportswear is allowed.
- Torn clothing: No clothing designed or altered to expose undergarments or parts of the body.
- Underwear: No undergarments worn as outerwear are allowed.
On FRIDAYS, students are encouraged to demonstrate school pride.
La Encatada Elementary School T-shirts or San Benito Greyhound t-shirts may be worn with jeans, denim skirts, or shorts.
Students not wearing school spirit wear need to follow regular mode of dress.