CMCS Middle School students are not required to wear uniforms (though certainly welcome to), but should adhere to the following Dress Code guidelines.

Note: Teachers and staff have discretion to deem any clothing that is disruptive to the educational process unacceptable or inappropriate. This includes accessories, jewelry and make-up.


  • No clothing that has offensive or inappropriate language or symbols
  • No garments with slits, holes or tears
  • No clothing that is see-through or exposes the back, abdomen, sides, or midriff when the scholar raises his/her arms to shoulder height
  • Undergarments shall not be exposed at any time
  • Earrings should be at a length that will not present a safety hazard
  • Hats may be worn outside and should be removed when entering the building
  • No sunglasses inside
  • Appropriate PE attire should be worn on PE days


  • Shorts, pants, skirts, and skorts should be worn at waist level or above the hips; should reach the fingertips when standing up and hands are held straight down the sides; the back or belly should not show
  • Leggings or tights can be worn, but NOT in lieu of pants


  • No spaghetti straps
  • Buttoned shirts should be worn buttoned to the top two buttons


  • Dresses must reach the fingertips when standing up and hands are held straight down the sides

Shoes and Socks

  • Closed-toe shoes are required (tennis shoes are a good option for active scholars)
  • Tennis shoes must be worn for PE days
  • Slippers or indoor shoes are acceptable inside the classroom
  • Ankle or knee-high socks are acceptable, but not socks that go above the knee
  • Leggings or tights with a skirt, skort, dress or shorts are acceptable, NOT worn by themselves
  • Bare feet are not permitted in classrooms for safety and health reasons