As fashion trends change, the administration of Dan McCarty School reserves the right to make all final decisions regarding any dress code policies.

Shirts
Students are required to wear DM spirit t-shirts every day.  This can include any Dan McCarty related shirt – Kids at Hope, Step Team, NJHS, Band, Chorus, etc.  Shirts are sold for $8.00 in the Main Office.  (XXL and XXXL are $10.00 each.) T-shirts must be tucked in. PE uniforms are $16.00 per set or $8.00 for individual piece.

Belts
Belts must be worn if there are belt loops in pants, shorts, or skirts.  Belt buckles are to be less than two inches.

Shorts/Skirts/Dresses/Pants
Students may wear shorts (except gym shorts), skirts, and dresses that extend beyond the fingertips. Graphics may be no larger than pocket-sized.

Shoes
Students may wear shoes with back or back strap.  All straps/laces must be properly fastened.  (Students may not wear bedroom slippers or flip-flops.)

Jewelry
Students may wear earrings in ears only.  (Excessive, distractive, or hazardous jewelry or accessories including dog collars, grills, chains, long beaded necklaces, or body piercings other than the ears are not to be worn.)

NOT Allowed

  • Clothing with : profanity, sexual references, alcohol/tobacco/drug reference, or messages or symbols of intimidation/violence
  • Tube tops, tank tops, spaghetti straps, bare midriff, muscle shirts, halters, backless, sleeveless, see through or suggestive clothing
  • Hats, caps, visors; wearing hoods of jackets, sweaters, shirts, etc. on the head
  • Clothing with rips, tears, frays may not be worn
  • Pants, shorts, skirts worn below the hips; Skin tight/spandex clothing; Exposed undergarments
  • Distracting or unnatural hair colors and extreme haircuts or designs
  • Sunglasses
  • Tag rags, bandannas, sweat bands or any gang related apparel