Dress Code

Dress Code


The following dress code standards will be observed at Millington Intermediate School (MIS):

  • Pants/Shorts must be worn at the waist and must be an appropriate size.
    Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be no shorter than 4 inches above the knee.  This code remains even if shorts are worn under skirts/dresses. 
  • Jeans/Pants can have holes; however, no holes can be 4 inches above the knee or higher.  Built in patches are allowed.
  • Tights/Leggings may not be worn as pants UNLESS a shirt is worn that is consistent with the length of a skirt/dress to cover the student’s bottom.
  • Shirts, blouses, and dresses must completely cover the abdomen and back.  Low-cut shirts and tank tops are prohibited.  If a shirt has shoulder straps, the straps must be at least 2 inches in width.  
  • Except for religious or medical purposes, head apparel (hats, bandanas, etc.) may not be worn inside the school building.  Sweatshirts/jackets with hoodies ARE allowed in the school building, but the hoods cannot be pulled up over the head.
  • Clothing, as well as accessories such as backpacks, patches, jewelry, and notebooks, must not display (1) racial or ethnic slurs/symbols, (2) gang aļ¬ƒliations, (3) vulgar, subversive, or sexually suggestive images, OR (4) promotion of products which students may not legally buy; such as alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.
  • Footwear is required and must be safe and appropriate for indoor and outdoor activity. 
  • Prohibited items include:
    • sunglasses (except for health purposes)
    • headphones/ear buds cannot be worn during school hours
    • blankets
  • MIS reserves the right to alter/add to this dress code at any time.  If changes are made, families will be notified before the change.



Any student not attired in accordance with the MIS Dress Code Policy shall be subject to the following consequences:

A. Student will correct the dress code violation.

B. A parent/guardian will be contacted to bring change of clothing. 

C. Further disciple consequences can be given for repeatedly not following dress code.  

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