Greene County School System Official Dress Code

The Greene County Board of Education hereby adopts the following guidelines for all elementary, middle, and high schools to participate in a mandatory standardized school uniform dress program.

1.    Students shall dress in proper uniform attire.  It will be the parents’ responsibility to ensure compliance with the uniform dress policy.
2.    Students shall wear the adopted school attire.  The clothing may not be altered by slits, cuts, holes, shredded hems, slashes, etc.
3.    A belt must be worn with pants and shorts that have belt loops.
4.    Shoes may be casual black, brown, or navy, or tan.
5.    There are no restrictions on athletics shoes
6.    Boots are prohibited.
7.    The School Uniform Policy must accommodate students whose religious beliefs are substantially burdened by the requirements.
8.    The uniform policy may not prohibit students from wearing or displaying expression items for example a button showing support for a political candidate so long as such items does not independently contribute to disruption by substantially interfering with discipline or with the rights of others.
9.    Students unable to afford uniforms will give notification in writing to Greene County Board of Education immediately.  Means of acquiring uniforms due to said special extenuating circumstances will be channeled through other charitable institutions or organizations for assistance.
10.    No student shall be considered non-compliance with the policy in the following instances:
a.    When noncompliance derives from demonstrated financial hardships.
b.    When noncompliance derives from a documented disability.
c.    When wearing a uniform violates a student’s sincerely held religious belief.
d.    When wearing approved attire for clubs and organizations

The following shall be considered inappropriate dress for students:

•    Hoodies
•    Boots
•    Shirts outside slacks
•    Strapless dresses
•    Sunglasses inside building (except for medical reasons)
•    Spaghetti straps
•    Picks, combs in hair
•    Hair brushes and curlers in hair
•    Tank tops, muscle shirt, or see-through clothing
•    Belts unfastened, slacks and shorts below the waist (sag), overalls with snaps unfastened
•    Halter, short-shorts, skin tight biking shorts, boxer shorts, and mini-skirts
•    Hats or other head covering (except for safety reasons) shall not be worn inside the building
•    Clothing with decals or slogans of unacceptable groups of language that contains and/or refers to suggestive or immoral behavior or profanity, gang activity, alcohol or tobacco advertisement
•             Sweat suits
•         Clothing or insignia that could insight ill feelings and racial problems
•        Earrings or studs for boys are not allowed

Prescribed Student Dress Code
Grades K-12 Standard Dress Code

Girls:    Navy or khaki knee length skirts, jumpers, or shorts and

NO JEANS    Long or short sleeves navy or white
polo  knit shirt or buttoned blouse (shirt or blouse with
collar).     Shirts in school colors bearing school logo
Navy or white undershirt if visible

Boys:               Navy or khaki slack or knee length shorts.
NO JEANS    Long or short sleeves navy or white
polo or oxford  buttoned front) with   collar.
Navy or white undershirt if visible

Boys and Girls Shoes      Navy, brown, tan, or black leather
low-top or deck shoes.  No restrictions
on  Athletic shoes.

 Belts    Web or leather belt in brown, black, or navy must be
worn with all items of clothing that have belt loops.

 Outer wear (coats, jackets)      Students are  encouraged to
purchase adopted outer wear
in school colors.  If not purchased
adopted outer wear jackets should
be navy, black, khaki, or brown.
Students  will  not be allowed to
wear embellished jackets; i.e.
Racing, Pennzoil, M&M, etc.

Book Bags             Mesh (navy, black, or brown) or clear.

If parents are unable to ensure that students comply with Greene County Board of Education’s Dress Code Policy, the student’s parents or guardians must file an exemption form with their child’s school, which establishes special extenuating circumstances.  Approval for the exemption must be granted by the Superintendent according to the guidelines set forth in the exemption action of the Greene County Board of Education Uniform Dress Policy and in accordance with the information requested on the Exemption Form.

Students not in compliance with the DRESS CODE will not be allowed to attend school.      
These sanctions are based on the STATEWIDE ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY on

Greene County High School  
Freshman Academy
Dress Code

Blue Blazer
Button Down Shirt
(Long or Short Sleeve)
Burgundy and Honey Gold Tie
Black or Brown Belt
Khaki Pants / Khaki Knee Length Shorts
SOLID Black, White or Brown Shoes

Blue Blazer
White Button Down Shirt
(Long or Short Sleeve)
Tie Optional
Black or Brown Belt
Khaki Pants / Khaki Knee Length Skirts /
Khaki Knee Length Shorts
SOLID Black, White or Brown Shoes

Students must wear shirts and ties with Khaki pants or skirts with opening of school.
Students are not required to wear
Blazer Jackets until after Labor Day.


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