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Uniform Policy

Uniform Dress Code

Pants 

  • Pants must be khaki or navy blue. 

  • Pants may be plain or pleated front and must have belt loops. 

  • Belts are required to be worn with pants at all times.  

  • Pants must fit properly and may not have tears, splits, rips or frayed hems. 

  • Pants such as hip huggers, stretch pants and leggings are not permitted. 

  • Pants made of denim material are not permitted. 

Shorts  

  • Shorts must be khaki or navy blue. 

  • Shorts may be plain or pleated front and must have belt loops. 

  • Belts are required to be worn with shorts at all times.  

  • Shorts must fit properly and may not have tears, splits, rips or frayed hems. 

  • Shorts must be an appropriate length, no more than three (3) inches above the knee. 

Skirts 

  • Skirts must be khaki or navy blue; skirts in approved plaid from authorized vendors are also permitted. 

  • Skirts must fit properly and may not have tears, splits, rips or frayed hems. 

  • Skirts must be an appropriate length, no more than three (3) inches above the knee. 

Shirts 

  • Shirts must be hunter green or white.  

  • Only polo shirts and oxford shirts are permitted; both short-sleeved and long-sleeved shirts are permitted. 

  • Shirts may have the official HCP logo but are not required to. 

  • Shirts with the HCP logo must come from an authorized vendor. 

  • Shirts without the HCP logo must not have any other logos or insignias. 

  • Shirts may not be rolled or tied, and the collar may not be tucked in the neck or altered in any way. 

  • Shirts with hoods are not permitted. 

  • Seniors: Black polo and oxford shirts are permitted for members of the Senior Class only. 

  • ALL SHIRTS ARE TO BE TUCKED IN AT ALL TIMES. 

Sweaters, Sweatshirts and Pullovers 

  • Sweaters, sweatshirts and pullovers must have the HCP logo and come from an authorized vendor. 

  • Clothing with a hood (hoodie) is not permitted, even if it is an HCP hoodie or HCP spirit attire. 

  • If sweater, sweatshirt or pullover is removed, the shirt underneath MUST meet dress code policy. (This includes when outside the building.) 

  • Seniors: Black HCP sweaters, HCP sweatshirts and HCP pullovers are permitted for members of the Senior Class only. 

HCP Spirit Fridays  

  • Spirit attire includes shirts, sweaters, sweatshirts, pullovers and jackets that represent an approved HCP club, sport, or organization and has been approved by administration. 

  • Spirit attire may only be worn on Fridays.  

  • Spirit attire may not be cut, altered or homemade. Spirit attire may not be rolled and/or tied. 

  • Seniors: College shirts, sweatshirts and pullovers are permitted on Fridays for members of the Senior Class only. 

Extracurricular Competition Days (requires approval from the administration) 

  • On days when an HCP extracurricular club, team or organization has a competition (such as a game, tournament or contest), members of that club, team or organization may wear matching shirts, sweaters, sweatshirts and/or pullovers.  

  • Shirts worn under the matching sweaters, sweatshirts or pullovers must meet dress code.  

  • Jackets are not permitted, even if they are HCP jackets. 

  • Matching attire in black is not permitted unless approved by administration. 

Coats and Jackets 

  • Wearing coats and/or jackets is not permitted during the school day. Coats and jackets brought to school should remain in students’ lockers during the school day. 

  • Jackets considered to be spirit attire may be worn only on HCP Spirit Fridays.  

Shoes 

  • Tennis shoes and leather style shoes are acceptable. 

  • Shoes with open toes, open heels, and/or visible holes are not permitted. 

  • House shoes, slippers, slides and flip flops are not permitted. 

Backpacks, Purses & Fanny Packs  

  • Backpacks, purses & fanny packs are to be left in student lockers for the entire school day. 

Eyewear 

  • Only prescription eyewear is approved to be worn during the school day. 

  • Sunglasses may not be worn during the school day, even if they are prescription sunglasses.  

Headwear and Head Coverings  

  • Headwear and head coverings are only allowed for religious reasons, provided the individual notifies the administration. 

  • Headbands must not exceed two inches in width and cannot be bandana print. 

Medical/Air Filtration Face Masks 

  • Medical/Air Filtration face masks are allowed 

  • Masks must be school appropriate and cannot be bandana print. 

Out of Uniform Days (requires approval from the administration) 

  • Clothing must be acceptable and appropriate. 

  • The fundamentals of the HCP Dress Code Policy apply to Out of Uniform Days. The fundamentals of HCP Policy include: 

  • Length of shorts and/or skirts 

  • HCP Shoe policy 

  • Headwear and Head Coverings policy 

  • Backpack, Purses & Fanny Pack policy 

  • Eyewear policy 

  • Medical/Air Filtration Face Mask policy 

  • A sleeveless shirt less than four inches wide at the shoulder must have a sleeved shirt underneath. 

  • No clothing with hoods (hoodies).  

  • No clothing with tears, splits, rips or frayed hems. 

  • No exposed midriffs. 

  • No plunging necklines. 

  • Tights and/or leggings may not be worn as pants. They can only be worn under bottoms that abide by the HCP length of shorts and/or skirt policy. 

Students will be informed about any violation of the dress code.  

The final decision will be based on the judgment of the administration. If the administration deems the clothing of a student inappropriate or a distraction to the educational environment at any time, the student must make arrangements to change into appropriate clothing or remain in the office while at school. 

Students with three (3) violations within the designated two-week time period will receive two hours of administrative detention.  

Note: Violations of this policy are cumulative within the designated two-week time period. Each student begins each designated two-week time period with zero offenses of this policy.