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Dress Code

Dress Code in effect EVERY DAY

The Dress Code is in effect EVERY DAY. It applies to uniform days, free dress days and Spirit Days. Please see Uniform Policy and guidelines for Free Dress Days and College Spirit Fridays. Students who fail to comply with the dress code will be subject to disciplinary action.

General Rules
  • All clothing must fit properlyNot too small, not too big.
  • No Facial Piercings– Earrings are okay, but eyebrows, lips, or any other facial piercings are not allowed.
  • No torn or ripped clothing. No P.E. uniforms outside of P.E.
  • No Grooming in Class – Get ready at home (hair, makeup, etc.).
Shirts
  • No stomach or chest showing.
  • No jerseys, tanks tops, or plain T-shirts.
  • No off the shoulder or spaghetti straps.
  • Same color layering only.
  • No student writing on shirts
  • No knots, rubber bands or safety pins on shirts.
Pants, Shorts, Skirts
  • Must be at the waist. No Sagging.
  • No sweats, exercise shorts, pajama pants, or jeans of any kind.
  • Boys' shorts must be above the knee.
  • Girls' shorts and skirts must be mid-thigh, no shorter than 4 fingers above the knee.
Shoes, Hats, etc.
  • No house shoes/slippers or open-back shoes.
  • No hats, bandanas, sweat bands, wave caps, or hoods on heads.
  • No large chains, spikes, wrist bands, wallet chains, or large belt buckles.
  • Inappropriate accessories will be confiscated.

Uniform Policy

All Franklin students are expected to be in uniform every day, with the exception of Free Dress Days and Spirit Days. Please refer to guidelines for Free Dress Days and Spirit Days below. The above Dress Code applies to uniform days.

Uniform Shirt – Navy or white shirts with a collar (polo) or pre-approved school-related T-shirts.

Uniform Bottoms – Khaki pants, shorts, or skirts.

Uniform Sweatshirts/Jackets – Navy blue, white, gray or black.

Uniform Layers – Undershirts and leggings must be navy blue, white, black, or gray.

Free Dress Day

Students who are awarded a free dress day will receive a free-dress day wristband. Students attach the wristband to their ID lanyard on their free dress day. Students must wear their permanent ID in order to use the free dress wristband. The above Dress Code applies to all free dress days.

College Spirit Fridays

Every Friday is a College Spirit Day. On CollegeSpirit Days, students are allowed to wear college t-shirts with their khaki uniform pants/shorts. The above Dress Code applies to all College Spirit Days.

STUDENTS WHO BREAK THE DRESS CODE POLICY WILL BE REQUIRED TO CHANGE THEIR CLOTHES.