Dickerson Middle School

Adam Hill, Principal

Amy Stump, AP6      |  Susan Debardeleben  , AP7 Interim  

Joni Myler, AP8   |  Christina Huffman, SSA

855 Woodlawn Drive
Marietta, GA 30068
Phone: 770-578-2710
Fax: 770-578-2712

Dickerson's Dress Code

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE RULE  - JCDB-R Student Dress Code


RATIONALE/OBJECTIVE:

All students of the Cobb County School District (District) are encouraged to observe a standard of

grooming and dress consistent with the level of formality of the school situation.

 

GENERAL PROVISIONS:

All students shall be required to maintain the level of personal hygiene necessary to ensure a

healthful school environment and to refrain from any mode of dress which proves to

contribute to any disruption of school functions.

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENFORCEMENT:

Administrators and teachers shall enforce the dress code Rule, and the principal or designee

shall be the final judge as to the appropriateness, neatness and cleanliness of the wearing

apparel, or whether or not apparel is disruptive, unsafe, or in violation of the dress code.

 

MINIMUM STANDARD OF DRESS:

All students shall maintain the following minimum standard of dress:

1. Appropriate shoes shall be worn.

2. Midriffs shall be covered.

3. Appropriate under-garments shall be worn and may not be visible.

4. Strapless garments shall be worn with a jacket.

5. Tank-tops shall be worn with a jacket.

6. Appropriate shorts, dresses, and skirts (fingertip length) may be worn.

7. No caps, hats, bandanas nor hoods covering the head are to be worn in the school

buildings during the school day unless there is a special activity during which they are

deemed appropriate by the school administration.

8. Clothing or ornamentation that does any of the following is prohibited:

a. Displays or advertises substances illegal for minors.

b. Displays suggestive phrases, designs, markings, or profanities.

c. Advocates, promotes, or suggests illegal activity.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Skin exposure through clothing below the waist is permitted if skin exposure is below fingertip length.

 

SPECIFIC QUESTIONS:

Parents or students who have specific questions about a garment's appropriateness should

consult the local school student handbook and/or the local school administration.