Dress Code

2020-21 ALC/SAC- East/West
Standardized Dress Code

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Rational: To maintain focus on the Cy-Fair District goals and objectives:

  • to increase academic achievement thus reducing the achievement gap.
  • to provide a safer learning environment.
  • to develop increased decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • to develop increased self-esteem.


ALC High School – Solid White
ALC Middle School – Solid Navy
  • Shirts must be collared, polo-type or button down, without decoration (i.e. emblems, logos, accent colors, etc.).
  • Undergarments must not be transparent through the uniform shirt.
  • Only one solid long sleeve white, gray, or black undershirt/camisole may be worn under the required shirt.

Optional Outerwear

Solid Navy Blue, Black, Solid Gray or White
  • The only outerwear that is permitted in the classroom is a sweatshirt.
  • Sweatshirts may not have pockets, hoods, zippers, buttons, logos, etc.
  • Sweatshirts must be worn over the required shirt with collar visible.

Pants (Long pants, Capris and Walking Shorts)                    

  • Pants must be business casual in style (i.e. Original Dockers or Dickie style). (No denim or jean style pants.) 
  • Pants must fit properly, be worn at the waist (not below) and may not be tight, revealing, sagging or baggy.
  • All pants pockets must be able to be pulled inside out. Additional pockets from the standard four (two front and two back) must be sewn shut.
  • Pants must be hemmed or cuffed.
  • No additional clothing may be worn under the required pants (NO basketball shorts, tights, pajama pants, long johns, leggings, etc.)

Belts (Black, Gray, Brown, & White)

  • A belt must always be worn, must be appropriately sized and must pass through all belt loops.
  • Belts must be free of brads and decorative buckles (no symbols, no zippers, etc.)

Shoes (Tennis shoes)

  • Students must wear athletic/tennis shoes.
  • Tennis shoes must be free of inappropriate graphics/writing/designs
  • Socks are required and must be free of inappropriate designs.

Accessories and Grooming

  • Purses, wallets, make-up bags, book bags, and backpacks, are not allowed on campus.
  • Students may not wear or bring to school sunglasses, cosmetic contacts, gloves, or head gear.
  • Jewelry is not permitted.
  • Makeup, perfume, Chapstick/lipbalm, etc., cannot be brought to school.
  • Students hair must be non-distracting and be kept out of the face.
  • No ornamental hair accessories (i.e. hairbows, scarves, ribbons, barrettes, extensions with metal, etc.)
  • Inappropriate tattoos must me covered with clothing or neutral colored band-aids.

All other rules and regulations as defined by the CFISD Dress/Grooming Guidelines apply. For a student to receive daily credit towards exiting the ALC/SAC program, he or she must be following the dress code.


Economic Assistance: Students, who are economically disadvantaged and unable to comply with the dress requirements because of an economic hardship, may qualify for clothing assistance. Please contact an administrator for additional information.

Exemption Requests: Parents may request an exemption to the dress guidelines for a bona fide religious or philosophical reason. The objection must be submitted in writing to the principal for consideration.

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