STEAM Academy Akron Dress Code
While fashions change, the reason for being in school does not. Students are in school to learn. Any
fashion (dress, accessory, or hairstyle) that disrupts the educational process or presents a safety
risk will not be permitted. Personal expression is permitted within these general guidelines.
Students should exhibit good taste, personal hygiene, and personal pride through good grooming and dress habits. It is the policy of this school that all students are expected to be neat, clean, and appropriately dressed.
Black, white, navy blue, light blue, maroon, red, gold or yellow Polo shirts with no graphics.
Khaki, navy blue, or black bottoms may be worn in the form of pants, shorts, jumpers, skirts, or shorts. All shorts, skirts, jumpers, and skorts must not be any shorter than 1 inch above the knee.
Dark blue, white, maroon, black, grey, red, yellow, light blue and black jackets are acceptable at school. Hoodies may be word to school, but students must refrain from wearing the hood while inside the classroom.
Dress black, brown, or blue shoes are acceptable as well as tennis shoes (with no lights, heelies, or anything distracting). Open toe shoes are not permitted.
Belts are acceptable when they are a plain color and do not have any embelishing.
Students must keep their hair neat, clean and out of their eyes as well as maintain good personal hygiene.
Students may wear small, simple stud earrings only. No hanging earrings. Hoop earrings of any size are not permitted. Jewelry items will be confiscated and returned to the child at the end of the day. A repeated offence will result in confiscation and a parent will be required to collect the item.
Administration has discretion as to what is acceptable for clothing, accessories, and personal grooming.
what not to wear
Open toe shoes, flip flops, heels, dangling earrings, shirts and sweaters with graphics, caps, hair
dye, drooping/sagging pants, distractive jewelry (chains, silly bands, loom bracelets, jewelry with
bling), make up.
If a student has selected a manner of appearance that is disruptive to the educational process
or presents a risk to themselves or others, they may be removed from the educational setting.