Heaton Middle School Dress Code
2016-2017 School Year
Heaton Middle School believes that coming to school each day DRESSED FOR SUCCESS supports the vision of the College and Career oriented culture. The dress code for the 2016-2017 school year addresses the need for success, safety, and modesty, which helps support the sanctity and consistency of the learning environment.
***As part of our College and Career oriented culture, students will DRESS FOR SUCCESS on Wednesday each week.
This attire will include the specified button down shirt, tie, and pants for every student. (See Below)
ALL BOTTOMS MUST:
in color ONLY.
Have real pockets.
Have belt loops.
Pants must be worn on Wednesday.
Cargo shorts, Bermuda shorts, and
Capris may be worn as long as they meet the previous four stipulations.
Must be polo shirts with Heaton logo (Mon.
Tue. Thurs. & Fri).
May ONLY be
gray or maroon in color.
may be worn but must ONLY be Black or White with no logos or print.
Every Wednesday must be white or black
button down with collar and maroon tie.
Maroon ties must be purchased from Heaton. Students who have ties for
band will not need to purchase
an additional tie.
May NOT be made of ANY stretch
or form fitting material. That means NO
yoga pants or “skinny” pants.
be any color other than Khaki/Tan.
NOT have rivets of any kind on seams or
pockets (those are jeans).
have any logo other than approved Heaton
Middle School Logos.
2 Must NOT
be excessively LARGE or SMALL. This includes both boys and
May not be tied or otherwise altered from
natural drape on one’s body.
Code (at all times while on Heaton property)
Students will be required to wear the uniform while on campus!
hoodies, and jackets may be worn at lunch, coming to school, and leaving
school. No hoodies, sweatshirts or
jackets will be allowed in the classrooms/common areas. All of these items must be kept in a
student’s locker (students are not
permitted to carry them with them during the school day). Students are permitted to wear long
sleeve shirts and/or undershirts that are uniform approved.
Special Dress Days
by the Principal first.
Days: blue or black colored jeans
only! Shorts and jeans cannot have any rips, tears, or holes above the
- NO Skirts, skorts, or short shorts
- NO Excessive Bracelets CAN NOT be
worn. Students may wear one
or two on each arm.
- NO High socks, mismatched socks
- No Gauges, spikes, body piercings (only ear
piercings allowed) – Piercings MAY NOT be covered by band
aids! If a student chooses to wear
a “plug” or “holder” in a piercing, it must be clear plastic and not
protrude out of the skin/piercing hole(s) – cannot be seen!
- NO Adding to uniform -
- Such as sunglasses, suspenders, scarves,
neckties, bandanas, etc.
- NO Large colored head bands that cover the
- NO HATS while on school campus (before, during
or after school)
- NO headbands larger than ½ inch or colors other
than black or white.
- NO Oversized clothing of any kind.
- NO Holes, tears, or rips in pants or shorts and
- NO Sagging pants/shorts – below the waistline.
- NO Unnatural hair color (purple, blue, green,
- NO Belts hanging down – entire belt must be
through the loops
- NO Chain belts
- NO Mohawk over 2 inches long/tall and unnatural
Gang colors (red, brown, royal blue, etc.), logo’s (ANYTHING gang
as gang colored shoe laces or belts, bandanas, etc.
Visible tattoos related to gangs, drugs, weapons, etc
Safety pins, rubber bands, or hair ties, etc can be used to tie back
Bracelets with inappropriate sayings/symbols (ie. Boobies)
Jewelry resembling weapons of any kind
- Dress code sweeps will be conducted
periodically. Students MUST correct
any dress code violation before returning to class.
**Heaton Administration has the final
say to determine whether a student is violating the dress code.