Dress Code


Barber Middle School Student Dress Code


Students are expected to adhere to the Dress Policy of the Cobb County Board of Education (JICA). All students of the Cobb County School District are encouraged to observe a standard of grooming and dress consistent with the level of formality of the school situation.

1. All students of the Cobb County School District 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. 

2. Administrators and teachers shall enforce the dress code rule, and the principal or his designee shall be the final judge as to the appropriateness, neatness and cleanliness of the wearing apparel, or whether or not apparel is disruptive, distractive, or in violation of the dress code. 

3. All students shall maintain an acceptable standard of dress. The minimum standard of dress for students shall be as follows: 

-No crop tops.  Stomachs must be covered.  

-Shoes shall be worn.  No house shoes or slippers are allowed.  Slides are permitted.

-No blankets or pillows are allowed.

-Appropriate under-garments must be worn and may not be visible.

-Halter tops, strapless garments, tank tops, or spaghetti straps must be worn with a jacket or sweater which covers both shoulders.

-Appropriate shorts, skirts, dresses, and jeans with holes may be worn.  No skin may be shown or visible above the tip of the middle finger when hands are down, side by side.

-Caps, hats, hoodies on head, do-rags/durags, and bandanas are not to be worn during the school day.  Caps or hats can be worn on specified days. 

-Clothing or ornamentation displaying, advertising, or promoting illegal substances or illegal activity, and suggestive phrases, designs, markings, or profanities are prohibited. 

-Leggings and biker shorts can be worn with a loose-fitting shirt that is long enough to cover your bottom half front and back.

-Headphones, air pods, and ear buds should not be seen and should be put away in bookbags. 

-No pajama or lounge pants should be worn. (Pajama pants are only permissible on designated spirit days.)

Note: Designated Spirit Days will be announced.