DCMS Dress Code


Dawson County Middle School Dress Code


Student Dress Code Student attire should demonstrate respect for oneself, fellow students and teachers. The following articles of clothing should NOT be worn at school:

1. Clothing that advertises alcohol, drugs, or cigarettes or having inappropriate language or context
2. Tank tops, strapless tops, or spaghetti straps
3. Clothing with low/revealing necklines
4. Shirts exposing the midriff or back or with large armhole openings 5. Clothing with holes above the knee
6. Hats, visors, sunglasses, chains, or spikes
7. Pajamas or pajama pants (except on designated spirit days)

 Additionally, please note the following:

1. Undergarments should never be visible.
2. Shorts, dresses, and skirts must be an appropriate length in order to avoid disruption of the school day. The final decision of appropriate dress will be made by the administration
3. If wearing leggings or bike shorts, the shirt must be an appropriate length in order to avoid disruption of the school day. The final decision of appropriate dress will be made by the administration.
4. Students may carry small backpacks that fit on the shelf under their desk without hanging over.
5. Fishhooks may not be worn on hats.

The administration reserves the right to interpret the appropriateness of student dress and appearance. Any clothing or appearance that detracts from the educational process will not be allowed. Repeated dress code violations will be treated as any other discipline problem and may result in detention, Saturday School, ISS, OSS, or other consequences as designated by the administration.