Dress Code

  • Jackson Middle School
    Dress Code Policy

    *Revised 2/5/24

  • Shirts/Tops: 

    • School organization and spirit shirts may be worn any day of the week.
    • White collared, oxford/polo/golf-type, long or short sleeves.
    • *College shirts can be worn on Fridays.


    • Blue or Black pants/jeans/shorts.
    • Blue or black cotton, or polyester twill slacks/ walking shorts, skirt, or jumper, skorts, and capri pants.

    Pants and/or shorts will be worn securely at the waist. Any pants/shorts with holes above the knee must have leggings covering the skin.  Shorts, dresses, skirts, and split skirts will be permitted if they are conservative and modest in appearance. Campus administration will determine appropriate length.

    The following are not acceptable:

    • Athletic sweats, or workout clothes.
      Torn seams, frayed pants
    • Spandex or Lycra; to include bicycle shorts, gym shorts, basketball shorts.
    • Yoga pants, Jeggings or leggings may not be worn as pants.

    There will be designated school spirit, college, field trip, and holiday dress days throughout the school year. Proper and timely communication will be sent home during these occasions.

  • Footwear:

    • Appropriate footwear is required based on classroom setting and activities as determined by the campus administration.

    Cold Weather Attire:

    • A uniform/spirit shirt must be worn underneath when students wears a hoodie/jacket.
    • Hats, hoods on hooded sweatshirts, shirts and jackets may not be worn during instruction, passing periods, or while in the building

    All student dress must still adhere to the NEISD Dress code found in the Student Parent Handbook at :NEISD Student- Parent Handbook


    Students enrolled at W.W. Jackson Middle School are expected to be in uniform. A student out of compliance with the uniform policy will be placed in an alternative educational environment.

    Schools adopting a school uniform may have standards that exceed the District’s dress code.

    Hair color that is considered by your student’s school administration to be distracting and/or disruptive to the educational environment are prohibited. Designs are not allowed to be cut into the hair.

    Dress Code Violations

    If a student arrives at school and is not in compliance with the school’s uniform policy, the student will:

    • Call parent/guardian to bring a uniform.
    • Placed in the In-School Suspension (ISS) until parent/guardian brings uniform, or remain in ISS for the remainder of the day.
    • Persistent noncompliance with the uniform policy will be considered insubordination.

    Students must abide by North East Independent School District dress code policies.