Hampton City School Mission
In collaboration with our community, Hampton City Schools ensures academic excellence for every child, every day, whatever it takes.
We believe that the developmental needs of children are central to every aspect of the operation of Hampton City Schools and that all interactions with our stakeholders must be governed by our core values-integrity, responsibility, innovation, excellence, and professionalism.
A & E Block 8:20 am - 9:50 am
B & F Block 9:55 am - 11:25 am
C & G Block 11:30 am - 1:25 pm
1 lunch 11:30 am - 11:55 am
2 lunch 12:15 pm - 12: 45 pm
3 lunch 1:00 pm - 1:25 pm
D & H Block 1:30 pm - 3:09 pm
Attendance on a daily basis is a mandatory requirement of all students. To assist Hampton City Schools families with becoming familiar with the attendance expectations for elementary, middle, and high school, parents and children are required to sign the HERE! Attendance Contracts. This is just to ensure that the expectations and legal responsibilities are understood. Please select the appropriate link for your child’s grade level to view or obtain a copy of the contract.
All students are expected to maintain good grooming habits and appropriate dress. Clothing should promote
a positive image, be of acceptable social standards, and should not be offensive or distracting to the learning
Discretion should be exercised by parents and students when choosing articles of clothing such as current
fashion fads that are distracting to the learning environment. Students failing to comply with the Student Dress
Code will be advised accordingly. These students may be detained in the office by the building administrator/designee
until the parent brings a change of clothing or the parent permits the student to return home to
The school staff reserves the right to rule on clothing fads, symbols and articles.
1. The following clothing will not be worn by students in school:
A. Gym suits or gym uniforms, except for gym classes or special events.
B. Tank tops, halter-tops, tube tops, fishnet shirts or tops, strapless dresses or dresses and tops with narrow
C. Stretch lycra, spandex or nylon tights, leotards, biker pants, biker shorts, underwear or cutoffs worn as outer
D. Clothing which displays obscene or violent themes, designs, or pictures; conveys sexually suggestive, alcohol,
or drug-related messages; contains profanity; or any clothing that is hazardous or distractive to the
normal operation of the school.
E. Shirts, blouses or dresses which expose the midriff, navel or cleavage.
F. Undershirts worn as blouses or shirts.
G. Curlers, picks, combs, or rakes in the hair.
H. Headgear of any kind and sunglasses.
I. Clothing that sags below the waistline or must be held in place with the hands.
J. Students may not wear shirts as dresses.
2. Girls may wear hemmed walking shorts, shorts, or split skirts, skirts or dresses reaching at least to the tips of
the fingers with both the student’s hands at the side.
3. Boys may wear hemmed walking shorts reaching at least to the tips of the fingers with both of the student’s
hands at the side.
4. Appropriate footwear must be worn at all times in school buildings. Bedroom slippers are prohibited and
shoes must be fastened with the appropriate closures. Elementary school aged children are required to wear
shoes that enclose the entire foot. Shoes should not pose a health or safety hazard to students. Appropriate
footwear must be worn during physical education activities.
5. Students will be required to wear uniform dress in schools with School Board approved uniform dress codes.
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