Dress Code – Board Policy 5511
Students are expected to come to school with proper attention having been given to personal cleanliness, grooming, and neatness of dress. Students whose personal attire or grooming distracts the attention of other students or teachers from their school work shall be required to make the necessary alterations to such attire or grooming before entering the classroom or be sent home by the principal to be properly prepared for school. Students who fail to meet the minimum acceptable standards of cleanliness and neatness as determined by the principal and as specified in this policy shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary measures.
Southwest Miami High School is a mandatory uniform school as voted by the parents. A sample of our school uniform is on display in the office. Progressive disciplinary actions will be taken for those students who fail to comply with the uniform dress code. Please review the uniform dress code below.
Shirts (Boys & Girls)
“Polo” style shirts that are black, white, or purple
Undershirts that are worn must be white, black, purple, or grey
Pants (Boys & Girls)
Black or Khaki in an appropriate style.
Jeans, yoga style pants, spandex, and sweat pants/joggers are not permitted.
Pants must be worn appropriately at the waist.
The use of pants below the waist is not permitted and will result in exclusion from class and treated as a uniform infraction.
Skirts/Shorts/Capris /Shorts (Boys & Girls)
No type of skirts, shorts, capris, or shorts are permitted to be worn.
Shoes (Boys & Girls)
Closed shoes are mandatory.
Slippers, bedroom shoes, Crocs, and soft sole shoes are not permitted.
Jackets (Boys & Girls)
Students are not permitted to wear anything over their head.
Jackets may not have hoodies. Students are only permitted to wear Southwest jackets or jackets with solid school colors that do not have hoodies.
STUDENT IDs are now MANDATORY and MUST BE WORN EVERYDAY!