Lincoln Preparatory School


Lincoln Preparatory students are required to wear school uniforms. 

General Criteria

A student’s personal dress and grooming standards shall not:

  1. lead school staff to reasonably believe that such dress or grooming will disrupt, interfere with, disturb, or detract from school activities; or
  2. create a health or other hazard to the student’s safety or to the safety of others. 

Specific Criteria

  1. Clothing containing offensive slogans, symbols, or other suggestive or controversial designs is not allowed.
  2. Clothing depicting drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, or violence is not allowed.
  3. School shirt colors: black, gray, green, and white. Pants colors:  khaki only.  NO BLACK PANTS ALLOWED.
  4. Hair is to be clean and well-groomed. 
  5. Words, symbols, or designs shaved in hair (including facial hair and eyebrows) are not allowed.
  6. Clothing, tattoos, and other articles that are considered “gang-related” are not allowed.
  7. Extremely baggy clothing is not allowed. Pants, shorts, etc., are not to be worn below the waistline and should be appropriately sized.
  8. Shorts may be worn, but must reach at least fingertip length. Tight-fitting shorts or “short shorts” are not allowed.
  9. Tongue rings and visible body piercings, other than earrings, are not allowed. Dangling earrings are not allowed.
  10. Cutoffs, boxer shorts, pajama bottoms, bike shorts, short leggings as outer garments, etc., are not allowed.
  11. Hats, scarves, bandanas, hair coverings, sweatbands, or hooded shirts are not allowed except under circumstances designated by the Executive Director.
  12. Torn, ripped, or cut clothing is not allowed.
  13. Trench coats and dusters are not allowed.
  14. Grills or temporary decorations on teeth are not allowed.
  15. Chains, handcuffs, jewelry, or accessories that suggest weaponry are not allowed.
  16. Students are to wear appropriate shoes. House shoes, shower shoes (flip flops), and shoes with wheels are not allowed.
  17. Excessive makeup is not allowed.

Boys: Additional Guidelines

  • Shirts are to have sleeves.
  • Mustaches, beards, and other facial hair must be kept neat and trimmed.

Girls: Additional Guidelines

  • Apparel that is too tight or too short to prevent modesty is not allowed.
  • Low-cut apparel is not allowed.
  • Girls are to wear sufficient undergarments.
  • Clothing designed with shoulder straps less than 3-in wide, bare midriffs, halters, or bare backs are not allowed.

Enforcement Procedures

If the student’s dress or grooming is inappropriate or objectionable under these provisions, the Executive Director or Dean of Students shall request the student to make appropriate corrections. If the student refuses, the Executive Director or Dean of Students shall notify the student’s parent and request that the parent make the necessary correction. If both the student and parent refuse, the Executive Director shall take appropriate disciplinary action, including removal from school until the student is in compliance with the dress code. Decisions of the Executive Director or designee regarding dress and grooming are considered final. Failure to comply with the dress code will result in disciplinary action.

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