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Why does ASE have a Dress Code?

ASE believes and experts claim that there are many benefits of school dress codes.

Here are some of the most important advantages:

1) A dress code promotes a more serious school atmosphere which emphasizes academics and promotes good behavior.
2) Dress codes have proven to increase student achievement by encouraging students to concentrate more on their studies and less on their wardrobe. A de-emphasis on clothing can also save money, as there will be less pressure to keep up with expensive trends and fashions.
3) Dress codes in school settings reduce social conflict and peer pressure that may be associated with appearance.
4) Studies indicate that a school dress code can reduces the prevalence of certain behaviors which are often expressed through wardrobe such as violence or promiscuity.


Dress Code Policy

Dress Code Policy* 2018-19

In order to maintain an appropriate educational atmosphere and to ensure safety and security for students, ASE expects students to wear the appropriate attire as voted on by our students and parents.




OPTIONS (Monday –Thursday):                                                                                        

  • Tops/Shirts:
    • Collared Shirt (button-up or polo, any color, plaid ok)
    • ASE T-shirt
    • CCLA T-­‐Shirt 
  • Bottoms/Pants (may be jean material):  
    • Blue Jean Bottoms (pants, capri pants, shorts, or skirts, longer than mid thigh)
    • Khaki Colored Bottoms (pants, capri pants, shorts, or skirts, longer than mid thigh) 
    • Black Colored Bottoms (pants, capri pants, shorts, or skirts, longer than mid thigh) 


ASE and CCLA Sweatshirts are permitted with appropriate dress underneath (see options listed above). 


Free-­‐Dress Days or at school-­‐sponsored events (on or off campus), students are expected to wear clothing in a manner appropriate for school and work. This means:

1.    NO Leggings or Jeggings  

2.    NO crop tops, short shorts, short skirts, halter tops, spaghetti straps, swim suits, low cut blouses,

undershirts, muscle shirts, camisoles, anything see-­‐through, strapless shirts, or backless shirts.  

3.     No sports jerseys (except CCLA).  

4.    T-shirts may not display inappropriate graphics and language.  

5.    Underwear, including bra straps and boxers, may not be exposed.  

6  Any item exposing a bare midriff/stomach is not allowed.  

7.    Pajamas, sleepwear, and slippers are not allowed EXCEPT for ASE-­‐sponsored “Pajama Day. 


CCLA Campus: The following is a list of clothing items that ARE NOT allowed on the CCLA campus:

  1. Pro Team gear including hats, jerseys, shirts, etc. are NOT allowed.
  2. Sport sandals, and flip-­‐flops are NOT allowed
  3. Hats of any kind except CCLA approved hats or beaniesPrimitive hats are NOT allowed. (All hats and hoods should be removed IN classrooms and building)
  4. Hairnets, bandanas, or wave caps are NOT allowed.  
  5. Belt buckles with initials or graphic images are NOT allowed.  
  6. Any Item or accessory that could be used as a weapon or could pose a safety threat (including but not limited to: long waist chains, overly-­‐sized rings, spiked gauges, etc.) is NOT allowed.


All students’ clothing should be properly sized

a.  Pants may have a relaxed fit, but may NOT be low riding.  NO baggy pants.

b. Pants must fit at the waist, and shirttails must not extend below the hands

        c.  Belts must be of a proper length and have their ends tucked within the belt or pant loops.

                       d.  Skirts or dresses should not be shorter than mid-­‐thigh.


*Violation of ASE or CCLA dress code policy will result in detention and students may be required to change immediately.  Students not wearing lanyards will also receive dress code violation detention(s). Accumulated detentions will result in the student being ineligible to participate in a variety of field trips and activities.

What NOT To Wear!!!

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