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JI1 Student Dress Code June 2021 Revision

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

This Policy was updated in June 2022

Each Albuquerque Public School shall adopt an individual dress code appropriate for the school in the minimum standards set forth in administrative procedural directive. No local school board shall allow for the imposition of discipline, discrimination or disparate treatment against a student based on the student's race or culture or because of the student's use of hairstyles or cultural or religious headdresses.

Individual Albuquerque Public Schools may adopt student uniform dress codes. If a school adopts a student uniform dress code, the school shall develop, implement and document processes used to ensure thorough community input and community support for a student uniform dress code.  Albuquerque Public Schools shall provide accommodations for families who require financial assistance with the cost of uniforms.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendents for Leadership and Learning

Department Director:

  • Executive Director of Student, Parent and Employee Service Center


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-5-4.3 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

  • JI Student Responsibilities
  • JK Student Discipline

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Student Dress
  • Student Discipline and Suspension

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JICA

Approved: March 3, 1999
Reviewed: April 2001
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010
Reviewed: June 16, 2021
Revised: June 16, 2021

This Policy was updated in June 2022