MIDDLE SCHOOL DRESS CODE
are expected to come to school in attire that meets the Mason Dress Code,
detailed below. Students who do not
comply with the dress code will be required to change into dress code clothing.
Mason policy requires that students
remain in dress code while on campus at all times. Please see the next page for dress guidelines
to be used on special non-uniform days/events, including “Free Shirt” or “Free
Dress” days that students can earn by collecting Mustang Merits for positive
behavior. Our Mason dress code standards
are intentionally conservative in order to help students focus on
learning. All clothing must be neat in
appearance, in good repair, and worn appropriately. The fit and/or style of the clothing should
not be tight, revealing, or excessively oversized.
(Choice of sweatshirt, polo shirt, and/or designated Mason T-Shirt):
be crew neck or hooded, in solid colors of navy blue, flag-red, white, or
gray. Sweatshirts may not have zippers
or buttons, may not be speckled or multi-shaded, and may not be tied in the
back or on the side. Hoods may not be worn inside the building.
shirts should be button-style in solid colors of navy blue or flag-red. Solid color t-shirts are acceptable beneath
polos as long as they do not hang out
at the sleeve or hem.
designated Mason T-Shirt is sold only through the Mason Booster
Notes about tops: Logos are not acceptable on sweatshirts or polos,
except Mason Middle School insignia tops purchased from Mason’s student
All tops must be worn right
side out. Shirts and polos do not need to be tucked in unless worn under a
(Choice of pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, and capris):
Notes about bottoms: The length of skirts, skorts, and shorts must
be within three (3) inches of the knee. Fabric should be cotton twill or
corduroy in navy blue or tan khaki. Traditional blue jeans are also acceptable,
so long as they are a solid, consistent color throughout. Bottoms must be fitted, plain in style, and
hemmed neatly. Overalls are not permitted. No adornments (patches, holes, stripes,
rips/tears, gems/studs, or any other decorations), and “sagging” of pants is
not allowed. If worn, belts must be worn
in the provided belt loops and cannot be studded.
OUTERWEAR: Jackets, coats,
polar fleece, sweaters, vests, gloves, scarves, sunglasses, and hats must be
kept in lockers during the school day. It is permissible to wear these items
while at outdoor lunch.
SHOES: Should be
appropriate for all school activities and worn at all times. No heeled shoes, flip-flops,
sandals, or slipper-like footwear allowed.
Shoes must be closed toed and have backs.
ACCESSORIES: Sweatbands, ties/bowties,
bandannas, hats, studded or spiked items, or other accessories that might cause
distraction or injury to students or school property are not allowed.
performance days and at evening concerts, the Honor Orchestra, Honor Band, and
Jazz Band will wear all solid black attire.
For girls, this includes dress pants (slacks/loose fitting) or a full-length
skirt and a top that has short or long sleeves with black closed-toed shoes.
For boys, this includes dress pants and a button-down dress shirt with black
dress shoes and black socks.
gray or navy blue shorts and sweatpants, plain gray or navy blue t-shirts and
sweatshirts, athletic socks and shoes must be worn during PE. Mason logo PE apparel is available for
purchase from the Mason student store. Yoga pants, leggings, and other form
fitting apparel is not appropriate for PE.
AND SPIRIT FRIDAYS: Every
Friday is “Spirit Friday” at Mason, which means that students can wear a shirt
or sweatshirt from any sport, club, or activity that they have been a part of
at Mason (dress guidelines for bottoms still apply). Additionally, on game days, athletes can wear
sports jerseys over the top of their dress code top.
Note: Staff reserves the
right to determine the suitability of questionable styles or accessories. Students will be required to correct uniform
violations before attending classes. Students who repeatedly violate dress code
standards are subject to progressive discipline.