Dress Code - Updated June 2021

Mariner Middle School Dress Code 



Solid, striped, polka dot, floral or plaid Polo or Oxford style collared shirts. Only Mariner Middle t-shirts will be permitted. T-shirts or other shirts may not be worn over the collared shirt.  Shirts must have sleeves and may not be tied up.


Bottoms must be worn at the waist, above the hip/pelvic bone. Bottoms must fit properly (No tight pants/leggings or overly baggy pants). The length of skirts and shorts must be at or below the knee in the standing position. Jeans are permitted; however, they may NOT have holes, be torn, or tattered.

The following items may not be worn:

Clothing that drags on the ground (ex. pant legs) is not permitted. Torn or tattered clothing is not permitted. Lycra, Spandex, stretch fabrics, and pajamas are not permitted. White pants, shorts, or skirts are not permitted. Hooded jackets/sweatshirts of any kind are NOT permitted.


A button-up or zip-up jacket/sweater, even with a collar, must be worn with a collared shirt or Mariner shirt underneath. The jacket/sweater must be worn with a shirt that meets the dress code requirements.


Belt buckles may not display names, logos, flags, or other emblems. Oversized buckles are prohibited.


No slipper-type shoes, backless shoes, flip flops, slides, beach-type shoes, “Croc” type shoes, or shoes made of mesh or plastic.


Bandanas, hats, caps, headgear, gloves, and sunglasses are NOT permitted in the building. There may be exceptions for medical conditions (with a doctor’s note). The administration will determine these exceptions. Physical Education classes being held outside do permit sunglasses and hats. Tattoos must be covered at all times. No mouth apparatus is permitted unless prescribed by a dentist or physician for a medical condition. Any necklace should be worn under the shirt.

ALL OTHER DRESS-CODE REQUIREMENTS ARE IN THE STUDENT HANDBOOK AND ALIGNED WITH THE LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST BE FOLLOWED. All dress code issues not addressed above will be subject to administrative discretion. Additional guidance will be forthcoming and incorporated by reference in board policy. The policy is subject to change as guidance continues to develop. Apparel, emblems, insignias, badges, or symbols that promote the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, hate, or any other illegal activity are prohibited.

The principal and staff will designate special event days and provide the students with information on how the dress code may be altered for those days

All dress code issues not addressed above will be subject to administrative discretion.

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