Purpose

The purpose of a school uniform policy is to encourage students to focus on learning without the distractions of unsuitable dress and grooming. Personal appearance shall not detract from the educational process. Students shall maintain an orderly and clean appearance at all times. When a student’s appearance at school becomes a disruptive factor, a safety hazard, or a health concern, the administration will take the appropriate steps to correct and remedy the situation. The minimum acceptable standards for student dress and grooming to be interpreted and enforced by the principal or designees at VPAA can be found below.  

The administration retains the right to review student attire and grooming on an as-needed basis.

Any infraction of the dress and grooming policy which a teacher or administrator feels disrupts the flow of education will be addressed. Should a student choose to dress or groom inappropriately according to the school's dress and grooming code, he/she will be placed in the ISS (In-School Suspension) room until the parent comes to school to correct the situation.  Repeated dress or grooming code violations will be considered insubordination and will be addressed through the student code of conduct.