Botetourt County Public School Dress Code

Botetourt County Public School Dress Code
Posted on 08/04/2019
Dress CodeMiddle/High School Student Dress Code

The school building is a student’s work place. Student dress should reflect this. The Botetourt County Public Schools dress code for Grades 6-12 prohibits the wearing of any of the following: 

Clothing and accessories that may be interpreted as vulgar, suggestive, derogatory, offensive, violent, contains references to alcohol, drugs, or tobacco products and nicotine vapor products, gang-related, or items which may cause a disruption within the school environment

Dresses, skirts, shorts, and skorts shorter mid-thigh

Pants or skirts worn low on the hip so that undergarments or bare skin is exposed

Clothing that reveals undergarments 

Tights, leggings, spandex, or pants that appear to fit as tights or leggings are prohibited unless accompanied by an additional item of clothing (shirt/sweater/shorts/skirt) that completely covers the student’s posterior

Strapless tops or any top with shoulder straps less than 1” wide 

Mesh clothing, sheer clothing, or tops with necklines that are lower than the straight line from top of underarm across to opposite underarm, front and back.

Midriffs exposed at any time.

Holes in pants above the mid-thigh

Hats hoods, or non-religious head coverings worn inside the school building

Sunglasses or other permanently tinted glasses

Bedroom slippers or pajama/lounging pants

It will be the prerogative of the school administration to evaluate proper/improper dress beyond that specified above. School administrators will work with families in cases of special circumstances. Some classroom activities or curriculums call for specific dress guidelines. Any such changes will be explained to students by the teacher and addressed in the course syllabus or organizer. 
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2019 West Corporation. All rights reserved.