Dress Code

  • STUDENT DRESS CODE POLICY

    All Stevenson students are required to wear the school uniform.

     

    ID BADGES must be work around the neck and on display outside of the uniform shirt at all times. There is a $5 replacement fee for lost ID badges.

     

    UNIFORM SHIRTS:

    • Crew neck shirts and Stevenson logo shirts are the only shirts that are permitted. Stevenson logo shirts are available for purchase at school.
    • Solid red crew neck shirt for all 6th grade students
    • Solid royal blue crew neck shirt for all 7th grade students
    • Solid black crew neck shirt for all 8th grade students
    • Shirts may be long or short sleeve, but sleeveless shirts and crop tops are not allowed.
    • Uniform shirts cannot be over-sized.

     

     UNIFORM BOTTOMS:

    • All bottoms must be of khaki material.
    • Permissible Colors: Khaki, navy, gray, black, brown
    • Not Allowed: Jeans/denim material, cargo pockets, jeggings material
    • Shorts and skirts may be no short er t ha n tw o (2) inches above the knee.
    • Bottoms must not be oversized, baggy, or tight.

     

    SHOES/FOOTWEAR:

    • Shoes should cover the entire foot—toes and heels should be covered at all times.
    • Not Allowed: flip flops, house/shower shoes, flashing/lights shoes, roller shoes/wheelies, slides (even when worn with socks), backless shoes, or high heels.

     

    JACKETS / SWEATERS:

    • Uniform shirts must be visible at all times.
    • Jackets, sweaters, or sweatshirts must open in the front and remain unzipped or unbuttoned during the school day.
    • Not Allowed: pull-over sweatshirts and hoodies.
    • Exception: students may wear the official grey SMS pullover.

     

    BACKPACK.S/PURSES:

    • Backpacks must be clear or mesh – contents must be visible.
    • Students may carry a small purse for personal items—purses must be smaller than an 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper.

     

    ACCESSORIES;

    • Accessories should not be a distraction in the classroom.
    • Not Allowed: Exposed tattoos, visible facial piercings, excessive makeup, bandanas, hats or head coverings, unnatural hair color.
    • Exception: religious head coverings are allowed
    • If worn, rosaries must be worn inside the shirt at all times.

     

    FREE DRESS: Students will be informed when free dress is acceptable. If students do not follow the guidelines listed below, they will be considered out of dress code and receive administrative consequences.

    • Shirts, pants, dresses, skirts, rompers, and jumpers may not be overly baggy or form-fitting.
    • Shorts, skirts, dresses, rompers, and jumpers may be no short er t ha n tw o (2) inches above the knee.
    • Clothing may not allow undergarments to be visible.
    • Shoulders may not be exposed – students may wear sweaters or jackets to cover their shoulders.
    • “Accessories” and “Backpack/Purses” guidelines must still be followed.
    • Not Allowed:
    • Ripped/distressed jeans (or any other clothing)
    • Hoodies
    • Clothing referring to gangs, violence, drugs, or any other inappropriate topic for the school environment
    • Sweatpants, pajamas, spandex/leggings/jeggings, yoga pants, gym shorts/pants, warm ups, cargo pants,
    • Flip-flops, slides, backless shoes, slippers/house shoes, high heels, any shoes that expose toes or heels

     

    FORMAL DRESS CODE:

    • Shirts, pants, dresses, skirts, rompers, and jumpers may not be overly baggy or form-fitting.
    • Dresses, skirts, rompers, and jumpers must hit the knee
    • No clothing that allows undergarments to be visible
    • Shoulders may not be exposed – students may wear sweaters or jackets to cover their shoulders
    • Not Allowed:
    • Jeans
    • Bodycon dresses or skirts
    • Pants that sag
    • Flip flops, slides, backless shoes, or heels that exceed 2 inches

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

    • Students must wear the required school P.E. uniform.
    • Students will provide their own combination lock for P.E. lockers.
    • Students may NOT share P.E. lockers.

    Stevenson Middle School is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items or any charges   incurred as a result.

     

    Infractions of the dress code, whether on regular school days or free dress days, are subject to disciplinary measures as outlined in the HISD Code of Student Conduct.  Students out of compliance with dress code will be referred to administration.

     

    The principal and/or administrators are authorized to make determinations regarding whether any fashion, fad, hair, jewelry or article of clothing is inappropriate for school wear or disruptive to the educational process and/or safety of the campus.