Moore County's Student Dress Code page

Student Dress Code

MCS All students who attend Moore County Schools are expected to maintain a neat and well groomed appearance. Behavior patterns are affected by the clothing worn, and when students are properly dressed, their focus is on academics and their self esteem increases. The purpose of the dress code is to promote styles of dress, which helps create a positive image for all students. The principal will be in charge of making sure that the dress code is enforced.

  • Bandannas, skullcaps, sweatbands, etc., must not be worn to school.

  • Hats, toboggans, head scarves, hoods, sunglasses, etc., must not be worn inside buildings.

  • Clothing that advertises a product illegal for students or depicts offensive statements, pictures or remarks must not be worn to school.

  • Shorts, skirts, skorts and dresses must be at least mid-thigh.

  • Pants and shorts must be sized appropriately, including waist and length, with no undergarments exposed.

  • Shirts must have an obvious shoulder line. Halter tops or spaghetti straps are not permitted.

  • Oversized shirts are not permitted.

  • Heavy chains of any type, i.e., wallet chains, chain belts, etc., are not permitted.

  • Any garment or accessory that disrupts the instructional program or may inflict harm may not be worn to school, i.e., grilles, body piercing, etc.

  • Appropriate neckline must be evident at all times.

  • Footwear must be appropriate for school activities.

  • Moore County Schools
  • 5277 Hwy. 15-501 South, Carthage, NC 28327
  • 910-947-2976
  • 910-947-3011
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