Dress Code

School Dress Code Policy

Dress for Academic Success

All students at Bell Middle School abide by our school dress code. The Dress Code was designed to promote school safety, improve discipline, and enhance the learning environment. All school clothing must be worn as the manufacturer intended. Clothing may not be altered or modified.

All students must enter and exit campus in compliance with the school dress code policy.

All students who stay after school to participate in after-school programs must abide by dress code policy.

Suggested Attire
  • Polo shirts with a collar.
  • All shirts must fit appropriately, not be oversized, too tight, expose cleavage or expose the midriff.
  • Bottoms--Solid black, navy blue, beige or khaki pants, shorts, skirts, skorts

Friday Spirit Days

Every Friday an officially-approved school club shirt, such as WEB, ASB, AVID, etc., or college shirts, sweaters may be worn to show school spirit and show a college going culture.

Unacceptable dress includes the following:

Any clothing with body parts or undergarments inappropriately exposed

Apparel or garments displaying logos of gangs, racist groups, obscene language, vulgar gestures, racist, ethnic or sexist slurs, altered or customized lettering, graffiti or gang colors

Apparel or garments advertising alcohol, tobacco or drugs

Apparel that is see through

Apparel that is too loose or too tight

Apparel designed for sleepwear

Bandanas, doorags, hats, beenies, knit caps, hoods are not allowed

Any footwear that is not closed toe and has a rubber sole.

Consequences: A parent contact and/or a change of clothing are required.

Continual defiance of the dress code will result in a referral, suspension, or lowered citizenship grade.

Evidence of gang affiliation on campus will lead to suspension and/or transfer.

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