Dress Code

Ooltewah High School 2020-2021 DRESS CODE:


  • Shirts MUST cover cleavage, midriffs/stomachs, backs and shoulders. No “off the shoulder” tops. Shirts may not depict suggestive wording, pictures, graphics, or advertisements for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, drugs, sex, gangs, etc. Students will not be allowed to turn shirts inside out.


Outer-Wear: (Sweaters/Sweatshirts/Jackets/Coats/Hoodies, ETC.)

  • Appropriately sized jackets, sweatshirts, hoodies, and sweaters are allowed. If removed, appropriate dress code MUST be worn underneath. Blankets are not allowed to be worn during the school day. 

Pants/Shorts/Capris/Skirts/Dresses  (Jeans, Khakis, Yoga Pants, Tights, Sweatpants, Athletic Shorts)

They must be worn at the waistline, size appropriate, must not sag, and underwear shall not show. There should be NO holes and/or rips above the knee that reveal skin. 

  • Tights, Leggings, and/or yoga pants MUST have a tunic, dress no more than 3 inches above the knee, or shorts worn over them. 

  • All shorts MUST end at “finger-tip” length. 

  • Skirts and dresses are not allowed at any time.


  • Shoes or other appropriate footwear MUSt be worn at all times. House shoes and slippers are NOT allowed at any time. 


  • Head coverings/hats/caps/hoodies/bandanas are not permitted.

Any student refusing to adhere to the dress code is subject to administrative discipline set forth by the HCS Code of Acceptable Behavior.

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