Guideline for acceptable grooming begins at home. Parents/guardians are responsible for setting forth school dress code compliance before leaving home. Students are expected to arrive on buses and campus in compliance with dress code regulation. Students attending Kinder Middle School shall be required to wear official school uniforms as described below:
KMS Spirit t-shirt /sweatshirts (May be purchased in the office)
WHITE and BLACK undergarments only
Khaki uniform pants
Boys—uniform trousers or uniform walking shorts
Girls—uniform style trousers, walking shorts, skirts, skorts, capri pants, or jumpers
Any shorts, skirts, skorts, or capris must be no higher than 4 inches above the knee when seated.
NO JEANS SHALL BE WORN.
Administration reserves the right to allow jeans WITHOUT HOLES, WRITING, or ANY
DISTRACTIONS to be worn for announced events.
The uniform shirt must be worn under outerwear.
Jackets worn between classes must be unzipped and unbuttoned COMPLETELY.
Headwear shall be limited to knit caps in extremely cold weather OUTSIDE.
NO baseball caps are allowed. NO PULLOVERS or Hoodies all jackets must unzip.
Dresses/shirts should be no shorter than 4 inches above the knee.
SHOES and ACCESSORIES
Socks must be worn.
Appropriate shoes—tennis, loafers, and closed-toe
SHOE SWAPPING WILL BE CONSIDERED AS A MAJOR FOR DISOBEDIENCE.
SHOE SWAPPING IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. NO SLIDES, NO SANDALS or SLIPPERS
Hair must be neat, not distracting, and kept groomed out of the eye.
Visual eye contact is part of monitoring student learning and engagement.
Accessories INCLUDING hair colors and jewelry that are distracting may be removed at the discretion of teachers/administration. NO ORNAMENTAL DECORATIONS on shoes, belts, and/or accessories may be worn to INCLUDE obscene, racist, lewd, self-destructive and/or dangerous symbols, advocating discrimination or violence, or promote the use of tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs that may create a material and substantial disruption to the educational process.
Administration reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the DRESS CODE expectations as the need arises. Homeroom teachers will perform daily DRESS CODE Inspections to ensure compliance. Students exhibiting non-compliance will be dealt with according to our Positive Behavior Support Policy.