Central Middle School

Uniform Policy

Wearing a uniform in school is designed to eliminate possible distractions due to clothing style, brand or inappropriately worn clothing.  Uniforms are not about the latest fashion or trends such as leggings, overly large clothing….etc.

UNIFORM SHIRTS

  • All shirts are to be solid white, black or navy in color.
  • Shirts are to be collared to turtleneck in style, long or short sleeved.  Shirts must have sleeves.
  • No logos, emblems, or designs are to be on the shirts.
  • T-shirts may be worn only as undershirts; they must be plain black, white or navy.  
    Undershirts cannot have logos, emblems, or designs.
  • The length of the shirt should be reasonable.  Super-sized or above the waist are not acceptable.
  • Central Middle School spirit shirts are permitted. (Including school sponsored team shirts.)

SWEATSHIRTS AND SWEATERS

  • Plain pull-over, black, navy or white sweatshirts or sweaters may be worn over a uniform shirt with the collar showing.  Hoodies are not allowed.
  • No hoods, logos, emblems, or designs are to be on sweatshirts or sweater unless it is purchased from the school. Central Middle School logos are acceptable.
  • Jackets/coats are not to be worn in the classroom or hallways unless going out to the trailers.

PANTS, SHORTS AND SKIRTS

  • All pants worn must be black, khaki or navy blue (NO JEANS AT ALL).
  • No sweats, sport or stretch pants, leggings/jeggings will be allowed.
  • No logos, emblems, or designs are to be anywhere.
  • Shorts and skirts must also black, khaki or navy blue (NO JEAN SHORTS/SKIRTS).
  • Shorts and skirts must be worn as close to the knee as possible.  Anything more than 2 inches above the kneecap is not allowed.
  • Slits in skirts cannot exceed the knee.
  • Inappropriate tightness and length of clothes will not be permitted and will be dealt with by the administration.
  • NO open toe sandals, flip-flops sandals, slides or house slippers are allowed.

GRACE PERIODS

  • All new students to Central will be allowed a two-week grace period.
  • At the beginning of the school year the two-week grace period includes: any 7th or 8th graders new to Central.  Returning students to Central will be expected to be in uniform day one.
  • Students who come to Central from another district or from a non-uniform school in our district will be allowed a two-week grace period.
  • Students who come to Central from another uniform school in our district will not be allowed a grace period.
  • Students who leave Central and then return to Central at a later point in the school year will not be allowed a grace period.
  • Students who fall within the two-week grace period must report to the office each morning to get a uniform sticker until the two weeks are up.