Point Isabel I.S.D. Dress Code
The Point Isabel Independent School has a Student Uniform Policy (FNCA - Local) in place for Garriga and Derry Elementary and Port Isabel Junior High School. The purpose of this Board Policy is to instill discipline, prevent disruption, and avoid safety hazards.
The District’s dress code is established to teach grooming and hygiene, instills discipline, prevent disruption, avoid safety hazards, and teach respect for authority. Students shall be dressed and groomed in a manner that is clean and neat and that will not be a health or safety hazard to themselves or others. The District prohibits any clothing or grooming that in the administrator’s judgment may reasonably be expected to cause disruption of or interference with normal school operations.
The goal is to have a safe and disciplined learning environment. Among the objectives are to decrease potential violence and theft among students over designer clothing, help prevent gang member identification, help parents and students resist peer pressure and to help school officials recognize intruders who come to schools. The District has a Student Uniform Waiver Procedure. The parent or guardian must complete a School Uniform Waiver Form which can be obtained at the Point Isabel ISD Central Office. These forms must be completed by the second Tuesday in August.
The District prohibits pictures, emblems, or writings on clothing or body that are lewd, offensive, vulgar, or obscene; or advertise or depict tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, drugs, or any other substance prohibited under FNCF (LEGAL) or are gang-related. Students shall adhere to the following standards of dress and grooming:
To download a copy of the dress code diagram click on the image above.