Thomas Jefferson Middle

Dress Code Policy

 Thomas Jefferson Middle School                          

Subject of Policy:      Dress Code Policy

Policy Statement:      To provide all students with expectations for appropriate attire for an educational setting, the following guidelines are established:

  • Shorts, skirts, tunics, and dresses are allowed and must be knee length.             

            Leggings/jeggings are not considered pants or outerwear and may be worn

only under appropriate length shorts, skirts, tunics, or dresses.

  • All shirts, tops, and dresses must cover the shoulders, not be low-cut or see through, and have sleeves.  When raising arms above the head, the shirt/top must cover the midriff area so that no skin is showing.
  • No clothing that is inappropriately fitted, controversial, obscene, or                                           inappropriate in regards to violence, drugs, sex, alcohol, weapons, or anti-                                      social messages may be worn.
  • All coats and jackets are considered outerwear and are not permitted to be                                    worn in class and should be stored in lockers.  No hoodies are allowed to be                           worn in class.
  • Pants must be of appropriate fit, be worn at the waist, be free of                                                    rips/tears/cuts, and be free of inappropriate messages.
  • All hats, scarves, sweatbands, and bandanas must be kept in lockers during                          the school day.  Scarves worn for religious reasons are exception to this rule. 
  • No sleep apparel (house-shoes, pajamas, etc.) are to be worn at school.
  • Shoes are required at all times.  Flip flops, footies, athletic slides, 2 inch                                     heeled or higher shoes are not allowable. Shoes must have a closed toes and a

closed heel.

 

The above items are general guidelines, but not an exhaustive list of inappropriate clothing and/or accessories.  Therefore, administration has final decision making authority in the enforcement and interpretation of the dress code.

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