GMSD Dress Code
1. Pants must be worn at the waist, must be appropriately sized, and at a safe length.
2. Shirts, blouses, and dresses must completely cover the abdomen, back, shoulders, and must
have sleeves. Shirts or tops must cover the waistband of pants, shorts, or skirts with no
midriff visible. Low cut blouses, shirts, or tops, or extremely tight tops, tube tops, or any
top that exposes cleavage are prohibited. Shirts, blouses, and tops must be no longer than
3. Head apparel ( such as hoods, hats, etc.) except for religious or medical reasons, must not
be worn inside the school building.
4. Footwear is required and must be safe and appropriate for indoor or outdoor physical
5. Clothing and accessories such as backpacks, patches, jewelry, and notebooks must not
display (1) racial or ethnic slurs/symbols, (2) gang affiliations, (3) vulgar, subversive, or
sexually suggestive images; nor should they promote products which students may not
legally buy; such as alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.
6. For students in grades 3-12, "short shorts", mini skirts, and skin tight outer material such
as spandex are inappropriate attire. No shorts or skirts shorter than 4 inches above the
knee are allowed.
7. Waist length sweaters, sweatshirts, and lightweight jackets (appropriately sized ) can be
worn inside school for warmth.
8. Prohibited items include (1) large, long, and/or heavy chains, (2) studded or chained
accessories, (3) sunglasses, except for health purposes, (4) sleepwear, pajamas, blankets
and (5) skin tight outer materials such as spandex or leggings: (6) facial jewelry
(including tongue piercing).
The school administration reserves the right to determine whether the student's attire and
appearance are within the acceptable limits. In matters of opinion, the judgment of the
principal/designee shall prevail.
The principal may allow exceptions in special circumstances or occasions such as holidays,
school wide programs, or special performances and may further prescribe dress in certain classes such as physical education, vocational classes, and science labs.