The Standard Dress Code
The standard dress code will require dress shirt, tie, belt, dress pants including khakis, socks, leather dress shoes or solid color canvas top shoes without logos (commonly referred to as Sperrys or boat shoes, and a traditional blazer or sport jacket. The blazer must be worn in the school building, but may be removed in class and at lunch. The standard dress code will go into effect on October 1 and remain in effect through April 30.
Every Friday will be Casual Friday. On Casual Fridays students will be permitted to wear their Devon Prep tee shirts, sweaters and sweatshirts, sweatpants or jeans, and sneakers; sleep pants, shorts, sandals, slippers, hats, or non-Devon sweatshirts may not be worn.
Warm Weather Dress Code
The warm weather dress code will be in effect in August, September, May and June, and it will permit students to wear a golf shirt with collar instead of blazer, dress shirt and tie.
Hair and Jewelry
Students must be clean-shaven and well-groomed. Hair must be neatly styled and may not be excessive in length or artificially colored. Earrings may not be worn and students may not have other piercings. The only acceptable jewelry items are religious medals on plain chains, Devon Prep ring, and a watch.
Ties and dress shoes need not be worn during recreation. Appropriate attire for gym classes will be dictated by the gym teachers once school begins. Sneakers must be worn on the gym floor.
The school dress code is in effect from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students are not permitted to change clothes during school hours, except in the locker rooms for physical education classes. After school, clothes may be changed only in locker rooms or bathrooms.
For purposes of clarification, the administration will determine what constitutes proper dress code.
Casual, but appropriate, dress is required at all School events outside regular school hours.