Dress Code

The dress and appearance of Freedom High School students contributes to the health and safety of the individual, promotes a positive educational environment, and will not disrupt the educational activities and processes.


According to Orange County Public School policy, clothes shall be worn as they are designed - suspenders over the shoulders, pants secured at the waist, belts buckled, etc. Although not all inclusive, some highlights of the Code of Student Conduct are listed below.


  1. Bare midriffs and bare sides shall not show.
  2. Clothing normally worn when participating in a school- sponsored extracurricular and sports activity may be worn to school ONLY when approved by the sponsor, coach, and principal. 
  3. Clothing that is too tight or revealing is unacceptable.
  4. Garments and/or jewelry that display or suggest sexual, vulgar, drug, alcohol or tobacco related wording/ graphics, or that may tend to provoke violence or disruption in school, shall not be worn. Clothing should not display offensive pictures, words, or phrases.
  5. Gang paraphernalia, jewelry, tattoos, or other insignias that display, suggest, provoke, or may tend to provoke violence or disruptions are not allowed.
  6. The following items are prohibited:
    1. Any headgear such as, but not limited to, hats, caps, do-rags, visors, sunglasses, sweatbands, or bandanas.
    2. Heavy chains hanging from the neck, belt, pocket or attached to a wallet.
    3. Jewelry that has any sharp or pointed areas.
    4. Pajamas, slippers, or boxers.
  7. Hemlines of shorts, dresses and skirts shall be no shorter than mid-thigh.
  8. Shoes shall be worn. Cleated shoes are not acceptable.
  9. Shoulders must be covered and garments must have sleeves. Garments worn under see through material must meet dress code requirements.
  10. No torn or tattered clothing.


The principal and his designees have the responsibility and authority to make the final determination as to the appropriate dress of any student.