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School Uniform Policy


All students enrolled at Pat Neff Middle School are required to wear uniforms at school. Each student’s uniform must fit properly and may not be modified in any way (i.e. slits in the bottom of the pants or torn hems.) This includes no bagging, sagging, or oversized garments. A student will not be permitted to attend class if his/her uniform is out of compliance with the uniform policy. The campus uniform consists of the following:

Uniform Colors :

6th GRADERS - WHITE polo-style tops only; KHAKI bottoms only.
7th GRADERS - GRAY polo-style tops only; KHAKIbottoms only.
8th GRADERS - BLUE polo-style tops only; KHAKI bottoms only.

 
BOYS
Shirt Colors
6th Grade Color: White
7th Grade Color: Gray
8th Grade Color: Navy Blue
Shirts:
- Cotton collared short or long-sleeved golf/polo-style SHIRTS only; must have no more than 3 buttons– no exceptions or substitutions.
- Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
- Not acceptable: logos, emblems or writing. Shirts must be long enough to completely tuck in.
- No zipper allowed.
- If the student wishes to wear a shirt under his uniform shirt, it must match the shirt color or be white with no logos, emblems or writing.
Pants for all grades:
Khaki Pants with belt loops. Not acceptable: denim fabric, jean-style, double-stitching, corduroy or athletic type sweats, elephant legs, flared legs, bell bottoms, skinny pants, hip huggers and stripes of any kind. NO CARGO PANTS.
- No torn or cut seams or hems are allowed.
- Belt loops are required.
- No emblems or writing of any kind are allowed.
Belts:
- Belts are required.
- Black, brown or navy blue only.
- Belt length must be appropriate size, no more than 3” overlap.
- Suspenders are not allowed.
Jewelry:
- Boys are allowed to wear only one earring, a stud or small hoop. No body piercing - nose, eyebrows, tongue, lip, etc. is allowed.
 
GIRLS:
Shirt Colors
6th Grade Color: White
7th Grade Color: Gray
8th Grade Color: Navy Blue

Shirts
- cotton collared short or long-sleeved golf/polo-style SHIRTS only; must have no more than 3 buttons- no exceptions or substitutions.
- Not acceptable: logos, emblems or writing. Shirts must be long enough to completely tuck in.
- No zipper allowed.
- If the student wishes to wear a shirt under his uniform shirt, it must match the shirt color or be white with no logos, emblems or writing.
- Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

 

Pants for all grades:
- Khaki pants with belt loops. Not acceptable: denim fabric, jean-style, double-stitching, corduroy or athletic type sweats, elephant legs, flared legs, bell bottoms, hip huggers, skinny pants, and stripes of any kind. NO CARGO PANTS.
- No torn or cut seams or hems are allowed.
- Belt loops are required.
- No logos, emblems or writing of any kind are allowed.

Skirts for all grades:
- Khaki cotton/polyester twill SKIRT or JUMPER (A-line or pleated only.) No wrap-around skirts or jumpers.
- Not acceptable: straight style, midi or floor-length, slits of any kind, anything tight-fitting.
- Skirt length must fall no shorter than 4 inches above the knee cap (be sure the back of the skirt also meets length standards.)

Belts:
- Belts are required.
- Black, brown or navy blue only.
- Belt length must be appropriate size, no more than 3” overlap.
- Suspenders are not allowed.

 

Jewelry
- Girls - no body piercing is allowed - nose, eyebrows, tongue, lip, etc.

 

COLD WEATHER ATTIRE (Boys and Girls):

Students may wear any coat or jacket to and from school. If students want to wear outer-wear over their uniform shirt in the classroom or in the hallway, only the following are permitted:

Color: Solid navy blue, gray, or white

Style: V-neck or rounded neck sweater (pullover or cardigan), windbreaker, sweater-vest or sweatshirt


*Exception: On cold weather days (below 50) any jacket may be worn during lunch.

 

Parents will be contacted to provide proper attire should their child arrive at school and not be in compliance with the school’s uniform policy. If a parent is unavailable, the student will be placed in the In-School Suspension classroom for the remainder of the day and not be permitted to attend his/her classes. Persistent non-compliance with the uniform policy will be considered insubordination. Please refer to the Category IV offenses in Section C of the student handbook for consequences.

All other Northside Independent School District Dress Code policies will be enforced in addition to the above campus standards.