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Dress Code at JMS

Approved for School Wear:

Pants & Shorts

  • Shorts must extend to mid-thigh
  • Sagging or wearing pants below the hips while exposing underwear or skin is prohibited. Excessively baggy pants with low-hanging crotches are prohibited.

Skirts and Dresses

  • Shorts and skirts must extend to mid-thigh

Shirts and Blouses

  • Sleeveless shirts must have straps at least 2 inches wide on the shoulder
  • Muscle shirts, midriffs, revealing or low-cut clothing are not allowed

Shoes, Accessories, & Undergarments

  • Shoes must be worn at all times, no bare feet or slippers
  • No underwear, bra, or other undergarments may be exposed at any time
  • No Blankets

Not Approved for School Wear:

  • Hats, hoods, sunglasses, and caps are not to be worn in the school building
  • Shirts/blouses that show the bare midriff, bare back, or bare shoulders
  • Pajamas, slippers, or other sleepwear
  • Articles of clothing that advertise or display symbols of drugs, tobacco products, or alcohol
  • Clothing that displays or implies profane/obscene language or symbols or is sexually explicit/suggestive
  • Paraphernalia/clothing that can be construed as gang-related (bandanas, sweat bands, etc
  • Spiked jewelry/belts and heavy chains are not allowed
  • Pants with any rips or tears above mid-thigh
  • See-through clothing items
  • Costumes

Consequences for Dress Code Violations:

Students in violation of the school dress code will be sent to the front office for a change of clothes and the Jet Card procedures will be followed. A parent may be contacted to bring the student an appropriate change of clothes or the student may be asked to wear a JMS-issued change of clothes.

*** School administrators reserve the right to alter the dress code for special occasions or extracurricular activities. Parents/guardians who would like to request an exemption from the dress code policies for religious, cultural, or short-term medical reasons may take up their appeal with the principal.

*** School administration has the discretion to determine what constitutes appropriate and inappropriate attire. They reserve the right to bar or remove from school any students whose personal appearance is disruptive to the educational process and the orderly operation of the school.