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EGMS Dress Code 2018-2019

Eastern Guilford Middle School Dress Code


In assuring a quality learning environment and with regard to good manners, self-respect, and respect for others, students are expected to wear ­school appropriate­ clothing. Students are expected to wear school appropriate attire not only on the EGMS campus but also at school sponsored events and field trips. In the event students come to school dressed in clothing that does not meet the EGMS dress code, they will have to change into more appropriate clothing. We have such clothing in our clothing closet. Students refusing to change will be sent to ISS (BMC).

“School appropriate attire” attire applies to all “layers” of clothing, must be in place immediately upon stepping onto school grounds and is defined as the following:

  • All shirts must have full sleeves, and the hem must come to at least an inch below the belt line. Shirts may not be scoop necked, V-necked, “Peekaboo/cold shoulder sleeves, mesh, or back outs unless a dress-code appropriate shirt is beneath it.
  • Only one pair of pants may be visible.
  • Shorts, skirts, skorts, and dresses can be no shorter than 2 inches above the knee for all genders.
  • Jeans may not have holes above the knee unless something is worn beneath the jeans. Skin may not be visible more than 2 inches above the knee.
  • Leggings, jeggings, yoga pants, stretch pants, and tights may not be worn unless covered by shorts, skirts, skorts, or dresses that cover them to at least 2 inches above the knee.
  • No undergarments may be shown (all genders) at any time.
  • Hoodies may be worn to school but must be stowed in lockers upon arrival. Students may not wear hoods on the bus.
  • Students are not allowed to wear hats, head wraps, nets, beanies, hoods, masks, bandannas, sunglasses, or any other item on their heads. (Exception: religious scarves)
  • All footwear must be attached to the ankle. (Slides and flip flops do not attach to the ankle.)
  • Pajamas, loungewear, nightwear, blankets, or slippers may not be worn at any time.

Clothing and accessories with words or images that depict drug/alcohol/tobacco or the promotion of gang affiliation, violence, sexual innuendo, intolerance, racism, or racial/sexual degradation are not permitted.

Any apparel that is deemed by administration to be disruptive to the learning environment will be immediately banned.