School Policies

La Encatada Dress Code
The district's dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards. 
General Requirements
  1. The style of clothes that a student wears may not endanger him, her or other students.
  2. The style of clothes worn may not disrupt the daily school routine.
  3. Students are responsible for keeping themselves and their clothes neat and clean.
Specific Requirements
  1. Bedtime apparel: No pajama-type attire, undershirts or other bedtime attire is allowed during the school day or during school-sponsored activities.
  2. Footwear: Footwear such as slippers,“Heelys” and flip-flops are not allowed during the school day or during school-sponsored activities.
  3. Headwear: No hats are allowed during the school day or at school-sponsored activities.
  4. 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.
  5. Pants: Pants should be worn appropriately at the waist, without undergarments showing.
  6. Shorts, skirts and tops: Shorts and skirts may not be shorter than fingertip length. 
  7. 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.
  8. Torn clothing: No clothing designed or altered to expose undergarments or parts of the body.
  9. 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.