Ooltewah Middle School

Dress Code Guidelines


Ooltewah Middle School 

Dress Code 2023-2024



Shirts MUST cover cleavage, midriffs/stomachs, backs and shoulders. No “off the shoulder” tops. Shirts may not depict suggestive wording, pictures, graphics, or advertisements for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, drugs, sex, gangs, etc. Students will not be allowed to turn shirts inside out. We encourage students to wear OMS shirts

Outer-Wear: (Sweaters/Sweatshirts/Jackets/Coats/Hoodies, ETC.)

Appropriately sized jackets, sweatshirts, hoodies, and sweaters are allowed. If removed, appropriate dress code MUST be worn underneath. Blankets are not allowed to be worn during the school day.

Pants/Shorts/Capris/Skirts/Dresses  (Jeans, Khakis, Sweatpants, Athletic Shorts)

They must be worn at the waistline, size appropriate, must not sag, and underwear shall not show. There should be NO holes and/or rips above the knee that reveal skin. 

  • All shorts MUST end at or below “finger-tip” length.
  • Skirts and dresses are not allowed at any time.


Shoes or other appropriate footwear MUST be worn at all times. House shoes, slippers, slides, and crocs  are NOT allowed at any time.


Head coverings/hats/caps/hoodies/bandanas/sunglasses/wallet chains are not permitted.

Any student refusing to adhere to the dress code is subject to administrative discipline set forth by the HCS Code of Acceptable Behavior.

**Updated 8/2023**

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