Principal: Jonathan C. Smith
Grade Levels: 9-12
Trustee District: District 6
School Division/Feeder Pattern:
Schools Division 1-Carter High School Feeder Pattern
Vision:To be the superior scholarly selection for the comprehensive, community high school learning experience in the Dallas ISD.Mission:
The mission of David W. Carter High School, leaders and learners of like vision, is to construct, for each student, a solid foundation for measurable success in higher learning and preparedness for career opportunities.
Student Dress Code
Facial masks must be worn upon entering and exiting the building. Facial shields will be used during the instructional day.
9th Grade – White polo/oxford, College/Armed Forces t-shirt, Carter Spirit t-shirt
10th Grade – Black polo/oxford, College/Armed Forces t-shirt, Carter Spirit t-shirt
11th Grade – Light (Powder) Blue polo/oxford, College/Armed Forces t-shirt, Carter Spirit t-shirt
12th Grade – Red polo/oxford, College/Armed Forces t-shirt, Carter Spirit t-shirt
Slacks and Pants
Color: Black or Khaki slacks and pants - must be solid in color.
Style: Slacks and pants can be pleated or flat front, full length, appropriately fastened at the waist.
Denim slacks or jeans may be worn; however, jeans with rips, tears or holes will NOT be permitted. These clothing items may not be worn excessively tight or in a revealing/provocative manner.
Skirts, Jumpers, Skorts
Color: Black or Khaki Skort/Jumper - must be solid in color.
Denim skirts, jumpers or skorts may be worn, and CANNOT have rips, tears or holes; and must be finger-tip length. These clothing items may not be worn excessively tight or in a revealing/provocative manner.
Jackets, Coats, and Cardigans with appropriate graphics or messaging may be worn as long as uniform top remains visible.
ONLY Carter Spirt Hoodies will be permitted.
Style: Students must wear athletic shoes, loafers, dress shoes, or other closed-toe, closed-heel shoes. Closed-toe and open-heel mules are allowed.
The integrity of the dress code serves to enhance a positive, safe learning environment with minimal distractions from our academic pursuits of inquiry and knowledge.
Parents may purchase the required items from various retail outlets of your choosing. Area vendors who carry acceptable dress items include but are not limited to: Walmart, Levines, Academy, JCPenney, Sears.
*Collegiate Academy students will continue to adhere to the uniform outlined by the Collegiate Academy office.
School Colors: Columbia Blue and Scarlet