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DBMS Dress Code

Please note the DBMS dress code has been updated as of July 25, 2018. Please read through the dress code carefully to ensure students are in compliance.


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


  • 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


  • Students may wear any type of tennis shoe
  • 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 is there are belt loops on the pants. Buckles cannot be large or have spikes or studs.


  • Plain navy or black sweaters that are solid in color with 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, do-rags anywhere on their body
  • Clothes with chains connected to them
  • Stickers on the face and face paint
  • Facial piercings or distractive body piercings
  • Blankets


  • Bookbags are not allowed in classrooms
  • Purses should be no larger than a textbook.

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.

Published by Kristy Sartain on July 27, 2018
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