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DBMS 2019-20 Dress Code
Published by Kristy Sartain on June 7, 2019

Please take note of some new requirements (highlighted) in the DBMS dress code. Have a happy, healthy, and safe summer!


  • Navy blue or burgundy
  • Solid in color – no logos or designs
  • Polo or oxford style – all shirts must have a collar
  • All shirts must be tucked in


  • Navy, black, or khaki uniform pants or shorts, solid in color
  • No denim or blue jeans
  • Skirts/shorts/skorts must be within two inches of the knee. Skirts should not have a split above the knee.
  • No jeggings or leggings
  • No sagging. Underpants should not be visible at any time
  • No workout/yoga pants


  • Students may wear tennis/athletic shoes
  • Students may wear boat style shoes, such as Sperry or casual shoes, such as Tom’s
  • No open-toed shoes, sandals, clogs, slides, flip-flops, heels, or Crocs are allowed. The entire foot must be covered.
  • Belts must be worn if there are belt loops on the pants. Buckles cannot be large or have spikes or studs.

Socks/Tights Must be worn

Plain navy, white, or black tights are acceptable.


  • Plain navy or burgundy sweaters that are solid in color. No logos or designs are allowed.
  • No hoodies unless they are DBMS or DBHS-specific (i.e. Band, Athletics)
  • No headgear of any kind (hoods, caps, etc.) is to be worn in any part of the building
  • Large outer coats may not be worn inside the building unless there is Administrative approval due to extreme weather conditions. Coats must be placed in your locker upon entering the building.


Students can wear:

  • Earrings no larger than a quarter
  • One necklace and/or bracelet or ring
  • Lanyards must be worn inside of shirts
  • Make-up should be minimal and not distractive

Students cannot wear:

  • Bandanas, scarves, doo-rags anywhere on their body
  • Clothes with chains connected to them
  • Stickers on the face or face paint
  • Facial piercings or distractive body piercings
  • Blankets
  • Hats are not permitted by male or female on their head or in their pockets.



  • **Clear Bookbags/backpacks ONLY. No mesh or any other backpacks will be allowed at school.
  • Bookbags are not allowed in classrooms
  • Purses should be no larger than a textbook.  No backpack purses are allowed. No fanny packs are allowed.


Students are expected to come to school neatly dressed every day. Any article of clothing or accessory that poses a threat to student safety, interferes with student learning, or is offensive, is not permitted and will be handled by Administration.

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